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National Poop Day Celebration

February 4, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location:
Whole Museum
For ages: All ages
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The voters have spoken! In our 2016 Polling Place election, kids passed a referendum to celebrate National Poop day at MCM. Join us for free activities throughout the day:

Wildernest Story Time

  • Enjoy a reading of Everyone Poops to kick off the day at 10 a.m.

Possible-opolis Investigation Stations

  • Test your knowledge of animal scat facts with Henry Vilas Zoo, 10 a.m.–noon
  • Wonderful World of Poop: What is poop and where does it come from? 11 a.m.-noon
  • Learn about the human digestive system with UW Medical School students, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Learn about our city’s waste-handling systems with a guest from the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District, noon-2 p.m.
  • What is a moose nugget? Is it like a chicken nugget? Learn about moose nuggets and the inventive ways Alaskans put them to use,  1-2 p.m.

Art Studio

  • Craft with elephant dung paper (while supplies last)
  • Craft a digestive system for a museum friend

Rooftop Clubhouse

  • Examine animal scat under the microscope (all day);
  • Cast models of coprolite (fossilized animal dung) and animal scat, 2–4 p.m.

 


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