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    Penguin Feeding

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    Meet Pierre, Howard, Ocio and the rest of ...

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    Kid's Play Night

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    Meet lizards, frogs, snakes & tortoises an...

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    Planetarium Shows

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    How did life on Earth begin? This tantaliz...

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    Swamp Talk

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    Learn about some of the Academy’s most p...

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Today's Activity

Silly Rule Day

Change up your weekend routine by designating one day "Silly Rule Day." The idea is simple: make up a silly rule and do your best to enforce it all day. For example, "before leaving the room clap your hands 3 times," or "instead of saying thank you, say lollipop." The sillier the rule, the better. You can even write on a piece of pape...read more

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