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Category: Public and Family Programs

Canal Nights: Field to Fork

Due to inclement weather , the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites is canceling tonight’s Canal Nights. But don’t fret! Here is a simple activity that you can do at home, inspired by tonight’s Field to Fork theme. This week, we’re learning how to create your very own self-watering planter! This planter uses capillary action to water your plants. Capillary action is the ability of liquids (like water) to flow against gravity ! Remember, gravity is the... Read More
at Wednesday, July 22, 2020