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NRWA announces Saturday science adventures for young scientists

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Groton – Do you have a budding young scientist in your household? The Nashua River Watershed Association (NRWA) invites them to join in for “Science Saturdays” Nov. 10 and Dec. 1, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., at the NRWA River Resource Center, 592 Main St. (Route 119), Groton.  Science Saturdays are for youth from all communities, ages 7 to 11.

Participants will about natural science in outdoor and indoor settings. How do you investigate animal tracks? Can you develop a technique to measure water flow in a river or stream? NRWA will conduct experiments that connect to weather, rivers, forests, wildlife, and more. Students will have a chance to create their own investigations, as well. At the conclusion of each day, students will receive a certificate from the NRWA that demonstrates their accomplishments.

Science Saturdays will be led by Mary Marro, NRWA’s Environmental Education Director.  Marro is an environmental biology scientist with hundreds of hours of experience working with youth of all ages.

Science Saturdays cost $25 per day.  Students can sign up for both days or just one day.  Pre-registration is required.

To register, contact Mary Marro, NRWA Environmental Education Director, at 9178-448-0299 or MaryM@NashuaRiverWatershed.org. The NRWA is a non-profit environmental organization that depends on memberships for support.

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