EARTHx 2017

Children & Family

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Green Weekend Trips: Lake Whitney, Texas

We travel for the experience. Ecotourism, or nature tourism, is responsible travel with the purpose of experiencing the natural attractions unique to different environments. By nature, no-pun intended, ecotourism is a lesson in wildlife and natural resource conservation that goes beyond studying in a book or even reading this blog. It is waking up with…

April 21, 2017 • Children & FamilyFood, Health & Active Lifestyle

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For The Explorer

This area in the Family Zone is for the child that never stops moving and is driven by insatiable curiosity. Activities will include racing bicycles for the Kids Kup Trophy, climbing the historic oak trees at Fair Park with a rope and harness, and finding new ways to twist and turn during family yoga sessions.

April 21, 2017 • Children & Family

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For The Scientist

This area in the Family Zone is an outdoor classroom for the child that wants to figure out how the world works. Workshops in the outdoor learning classrooms will teach children about wildlife, food agriculture, and engineering. Led by top-tier organizations, these activities are perfect for children who are ready to dive into something new…

April 21, 2017 • Children & Family

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For The Artist

This area in the Family Zone is for the child who likes to create. Activities can include turning discarded plastics into birdfeeders, using recycled paper and cardboard to build the city of the future, and recycling discarded items into artistic masterpieces.

April 21, 2017 • Children & Family

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For The Farmer

This area in the Family Zone is for the child who likes to play in the dirt and watch things grow. Activities can include making “seed bombs,” mud and seed balls that eventually grow into tall milkweed plants to feed monarch butterfly larvae, planting miniature herb gardens, and learning about where food comes from.

April 21, 2017 • Children & Family

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Friday Field Trip Day

Friday, April 22 is Earth Day around the world. It is also the day Earth Day Texas kicks-off its three-day event with student field trips to Fair Park. Participating schools will be able to take their students on an interactive tour of the educational exhibits and special displays, such as the Science on a Sphere and…

April 21, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityChildren & Family

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Kid-Safe Products

We are surrounded by chemicals each and every day, in our clothing, our cleaning products, even our furniture. Learn about safe and natural products, especially if you have kids, who like to put their mouths on everything! Come experience and purchase your favorite new finds and start creating a more eco-friendly home!

April 21, 2017 • AttendChildren & FamilyFood, Health & Active Lifestyle

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