Earth Week at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Date/Time

April 19, 2021 to April 25, 2021

Location

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History View map
1600 Gendy Street,
Fort Worth, TX, 76107

Additional Information

Description

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History invites you to celebrate Earth Week by learning about the world around you. The museum brings together educators, scientists, and local partners to celebrate Earth Week, providing hands-on experiments, live demonstrations, and interactive lessons.

Virtual Earth Week Live!
April 20–23 via Facebook Live (facebook.com/FWMSH)
Tuesday, April 20:
-4pm Earth Day Welcome
-4:30pm Bird Watching and Feeding, presented by Log Cabin Village
Wednesday, April 21:
-3:30pm Bob the Turtle: Learn all about this legendary snapping turtle that is the unofficial mascot of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.
Thursday, April 22:
-4pm Bird Migrations
-4:30pm Lights Out Texas: Find out how dimming the lights in our largest cities helps migrating birds stay on the correct path.
Friday, April 23:
-4pm Amazing Race: Dirt Edition
-4:30pm Snakes: These fascinating animals frequently get a bad reputation. Learn why snakes are an important part of our environment and help keep things in a healthy balance.

Earth Week Scavenger Hunt
April 19–25 via GooseChase App
Complete Earth-themed activities throughout Earth Week for a chance to win AMAZING prizes from the Museum, Tarrant Regional Water District, and other local partners! As a special gift to our Scavenger Hunt participants, the Fort Worth Botanic Garden is offering FREE admission to all Scavenger Hunt participants on Thursday, April 22 from 1–5pm. Just show the Earth Week Scavenger Hunt app to their Admissions team, and families of four or less will receive free entry to the garden. Sign up now.

Pre-Recorded Videos
April 19–25 via Online Asynchronous
Can't make the live events? You're covered with this collection of dozens of Earth Week lessons and activities available online 24/7. Learn how to make a seed bomb, explore the biodiversity of the Trinity River, find our why bird nests are so different, and so much more. Tune in now.