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HVP - September 2014

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Page 26 of 45 ■ Hudson Valley Parent 25 Mad Science If going out to the local college doesn't work, then the people who work for Mad Science can travel to where you are! You can hire them for a birthday party, classroom event, or your chil- dren can attend one of their summer camps. "When children participate in Mad Science activities, they learn in a way that is exciting and interesting to them," says Rob Moysey, a Mad Science instructor. "We teach science in a way that leads children to be inquisitive about the world around them. I'm thrilled to teach children so that they will be excited about sci- ence, and I always encourage them to explore meaningful scientifi c experiences in the future." Shannon Judson of New Windsor says her children, Taryn, 8, and Kier- nan, 5, have attended multiple Mad Science shows. "The program kept the children entertained," she says. "It had age appropriate material that fascinates and engages the children from start to fi nish. To see your child take what they learned or something brand new and allow it to expand their mind is a wonderful experience." For more information, visit midhudson. Forsythe Nature Center Something a bit more low key can be found at the Forsythe Nature Center in Kingston, which includes a zoo that encourages you to feed the animals, and gives you suggestions for what to bring to feed them. Kathy and Ed Puffer of Tillson go there often with their daughters Abigail, 7, and Meredith, 5. When asked about their expe- Customized Gift Baskets Available We ship anywhere in the US! Call 1-800-277-7099 for info AVAILABLE AT: Dermasave Labs 3 Charles Street, Ste 4 Pleasant Valley, NY 845-635-4087 Open Monday - Friday /LNHXVRQ ZZZ+XGVRQ9DOOH\6NLQ&DUHFRP SOAPS • LOTIONS • CREAMS • SALVES • SCRUBS • BATH SOAKS • ESSENTIAL OILS • and more...naturally! Freshly Handmade in the Hudson Valley Start Here For Healthy Skin, NATURALLY (Continued on Page 26) Only at Visit places for a county-by-county list of great places to learn about science with your children.

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