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Junior Academy – VIP Tour (One of the largest research animal centers in the world)!

Thursday, July 29, 2010 @ 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A HORSE ON A TREADMILL OR COWS AT MILKING TIME? Researchers study animal nutrition at one of the largest research animal centers in the world! Seldom open to the public, Junior Academy students are invited to a RARE INSIDER tour of the Land O’Lakes Purina Research Farm which is situated on 1200 acres in Grey Summit. Owned by the Land of Lakes Farmers Cooperative, nutrition and dietary research is conducted to improve the lives of livestock and companion animals such as horses, beef and dairy cattle. Animal lovers – this field trip is for you. This is a great opportunity to see the research applicability of Veterinary Science. You will see the horses up close and enjoy some time in the country. To comply with strict security, all participants must pre-register.

Open to Junior Academy of Science students only (Parents welcome)

RSVP (by noon July 26th) at peggyw@academyofsciencestl.org

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Date:
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Time:
1:00 PM-2:30 PM