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Exhibition Details

Exhibition Name:

Attack of the Bloodsuckers!

Description:

RECENTLY UPDATED WITH NEW GRAPHICS!

Explore the science of what's biting you in this skin-crawling exhibition! Kid-friendly experiences and exhibits examine the what, why, when and how of mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, leeches and other parasites. Learn why bloodsuckers are important to the ecosystem--and how to keep them out of your system! Designed for a family audience.

Partners: Environmental Exhibit Collaborative (EEC!): EcoTarium, Worcester, Massachusetts; ECHO at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Burlington, Vermont; and Children's Museum of Maine, Portland, Maine.

Funded by Jane's Trust, the Cabot Family Charitable Trust & the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

Shipping: 1 truck; renter pays inbound shipping.

Category: Environment & Ecology
Primarily Consists Of: Hands-On Activities
Cost: $20,000 (25% discount for Spring 2018! - $15k + inbound shipping)
Size: 2,000-2,500 square feet
Venue Length: 3-1/2 months
Availability: Spring 2018; Summer 2019 and beyond
Special Requirements: Insurance value and deposit.
Previous Venues:
  • Danville Science Center, Danville, VA
  • Oshkosh Public Museum, Oshkosh, WI
  • J.P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science, Houston, TX
  • Gateway Science Museum, Chico, CA
  • Children's Museum of La Crosse, La Crosse, WI
  • ExplorationWorks, Helena, MT
  • Children's Museum & Science Center, Rocky Mount, NC
  • Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert, Rancho Mirage, CA
  • Organization: Sciencenter
    Contact: Erica Washburn
    Address: 601 First St, Ithaca, 14850 USA
    Phone: 607-272-0600 x128
    Fax: 607.277.7469
    Email: Please sign in to view email address.
    Website: http://www.sciencenter.org/bloodsuckers.html

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