Celebrating Western New York at Globeo

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What might global warming mean to WNY and the earth? What effect do you have on the environment? These are just some of the questions Globeo asks you to explore. The exhibit runs through June at the Buffalo Science Museum. To see Kevin O'Neill exploring the exhibit, click on the link to the right. GLOBEO features discovery stations that encourage visitors to explore migration patterns, forest and mountain regions, deserts, grasslands, wetlands and aquatic regions, urban ecology, and rainforests, illustrated with artifacts from the museum's extensive collections. Special focus will be included on impacts upon the Great Lakes Region. A special feature of GLOBEO is the one-of-a-kind multimedia presentation created by Ontario's Science North called "The Climate Change Show." This 20-minute show, presented in its own object-rich interactive theatre, provides an informative yet humorous overview of global warming and climate change through the eyes of some delightful animated narrators and several theatrical special effects. An additional charge of $2 will apply to this special presentation which will be shown on an hourly schedule. The additional charge is waived for museum members. Museum hours are Wednesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 12 Noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and $5 for students with ID and children over age 3. Science museum members and children younger than three are admitted free Other special events scheduled as part of the GLOBEO experience include the following: Saturday, April 21 & Sunday, April 22: Earth Day Celebration at Tifft Nature Preserve. Exhibits, tours, preserve spring cleanup, and other activities co-presented by the museum and volunteer organization Friends of Tifft. Wednesday, April 25, 7 p.m.: William C. Vaughan Memorial Lecture, ?The Singing Life of Birds? by speaker Donald Kroodsma -Free. For more information call 896-5200 or visit the museum's website. Free Morning, Afternoon and Breaking News Emails available by clicking here! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Related Links Buffalo Museum of Science All News Video Stories All Sports Video Stories E-mail This Article Click here to print this story! This Hour's Ten Most Read Stories Police: Did Workers Cover Up After Death? DNA Clears Man Imprisoned for 22 Years Why Took So Long? Applebee's Restaurants Closing Sex Charges against Deputy Shock Hometown Chesley Update For Thursday Budget Deal Calls For Tax Rebates Marines No Longer Allowed To Get New Tattoos Sabres Alumni Take On The Buffalo Police Sabres Medallions Mania! 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