Museum to Host “Conservation Quest” Exhibit
1/22/2018 9:38:16 AM

JACKSON – Visitors to MDWFP’s Mississippi Museum of Natural Science are invited to explore the “Conservation Quest” exhibit from January 27, 2018 – April 29, 2018. This interactive exhibit explores energy and conservation: what energy is, where it comes from, how we use it, and why it is important to use it wisely. “Join the quest to become more energy efficient by learning about energy and conservation,” invites museum director Charles Knight.

See how simple actions can make big differences for families, communities:

  • Find ways to save with light bulbs, electricity, and recycling,
  • Explore solar, wind, and hydropower,
  • Connect circuits to power up lights, alarms, and fans,
  • Take the interactive energy conservation challenge,
  • See how much electricity you use,
  • Check out the latest energy-saving inventions and learn about the future of energy.

The exhibit is included in the regular museum admission fee of $6 for adults, $4 for youth ages 3-18, and $5 for senior citizens, 60 and up. Museum Members are free with a membership. Conservation Quest was created by Stepping Stones Museum for Children. The exhibit is sponsored locally by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Foundation, Feild Co-Operative Association, Inc., Sanderson Farms, Inc., The Walker Foundation, and Trustmark.

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