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Science Day Events at Ibaraki Nature Museum

Ibaraki Nature Museum’s Science Day Events:

June 1, Sunday
Guided tour of the current special exhibit, “Fun of Fossils”
10:30-11:00 (registration starts at 10:25), 13:30-14:00 (13:25), and 14:30-15:00 (14:25)
Meet in front of the special exhibition room. First 20 people each time.

Guided tour, “Let’s observe insects of early summer”
11:00-12:00 (registration starts at 10:50) and 14:00-15:00 (13:50)
Meet in front of the Nature Center outside. First 30 people each time.

Let’s make banana paper
13:00 -14:30
Numbered tickets will be handed out in front of the seminar room A from 11:30. First 30 people.

Backyard Tour of the Water Systems Exhibit
10:00-10:30, 11:00-11:30, 13:00-13:30, and 14:00-14:30
Numbered tickets will be handed out in the “#3, The System of Nature” area from 9:45 am for the tours in the morning and from 12:45pm for the tours in the afternoon. First 10 people each time.

Special observation section: Creatures in the rice paddies
Nature Center outside

All events are free.

June 5, Thursday
June 5 is World Environment Day* and June is the environment awareness month. June 5’s been also one of the Nature Museum’s four science days, and everyone gets in free on this day!

*See World Environment Day 2008 website:

Ibaraki Nature Museum’s website (English)

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