March: Great Lakes Naval Museum Hosts Victory Garden Activity For Children,
March 8, 2014 at 1:00pm
The Great Lakes Naval Museum will be hosting a free Victory Garden activity for children on March 8 beginning at 1:00pm. This event is free and open to the public. During WWI and WWII civilians planted “Victory Gardens” to supplement their diets and ease wartime food shortages. During this activity, children will learn about the history of Victory Gardens and get a chance to plant their own vegetable in a container to take home. All craft supplies will be provided.
April: Great Lakes Naval Museum Hosts Kite-Making Activity For Children,
April 5, 2014 at 1:00pm
The Great Lakes Naval Museum will be hosting a free kite-making activity for children on Saturday, 5 April 2014 from 1:00-3:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Children are encouraged to come and take advantage of the April winds, celebrate national Kite Flying Month and learn about the science behind lift, drag and flight. Participants will also learn to make a simple, durable kite out of household items. All craft supplies will be provided.
May: : Great Lakes Naval Museum Hosts "Ultraviolet Light and You!" Activity for Children,
Saturday, 10 May 2014, 1-3pm.
Learn about ultraviolet (UV) light and how it affects museums and you! This event is free and open to the public. Simple experiments with UV light, filters and sunscreen help children learn about light. Conduct UV filter experiments and make/take home a UV bead bracelet! All supplies will be provided.