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Activities are free, fun ways to enjoy and learn more about a site or destination. Roll over the icons above for descriptions of some of our activity types. Click to see activities of that type.
Activities for Tucson
Artist in Residence
Become a Hohokam and Create Your Own Pottery
Artist in Residence
Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs)
Planet Earth
Become a Mineral Formation Expert
Planet Earth
Kartchner Caverns State Park
Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs)

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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum | Center For Creative Photography | Colossal Cave Mountain Park | Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium | Kartchner Caverns State Park | More...

Activities while visiting Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Planet Earth
Using Condensation to Survive in the Desert
Planet Earth
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs)
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a natural history museum, zoo, and botanical garden containing exhibits with over 300 animal species and 1,200 types of plants. It covers 21 acres and includes two miles of paths. The purpose of the museum is to re-create the natural landscape in order to educate visitors about wildlife in the region.

As you will learn at the museum, surviving in the desert can be difficult. But, surviving in the desert is made easier when you take advantage of a special process called condensation that is used by many insects and small animals to survive in the desert. more...