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The Skyscraper Museum Family Program: The Architecture of Trees

The Skyscraper Museum Family Program The Architecture of Trees

Sep 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Skyscraper Museum
39 Battery Place
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All

FREE

Engage with a Skyscraper Museum educator to explore the principles of urbanism, architecture, and engineering through hands-on activities.  On a guided walk in Battery Park City, observe and draw trees  to understand how they are like skyscrapers. Learn about how trunks and branches support their leaves or needles and how roots create strong foundations.

Free, but online registration required. Walk-in spots sometimes available.

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