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Biological Psychology Science Center Scavenger Hunt Go to the California Science Center http://www.casciencectr.org Go to the website for a map and...


Biological Psychology Science Center Scavenger Hunt


Go to the California Science Center http://www.casciencectr.org Go to the website for a map and more information.
The California Science Center is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is located South of downtown Los Angeles, the California Science Center in historic Exposition Park, just two blocks west of the Harbor (110) Freeway at the Exposition Boulevard exit. It is free but you will need to look for parking which may cost you something.

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You are to go to the section of the science museum called World of Life, which is located on the 2nd floor of the building. You will get more credit for more correct answers. Good luck.

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This question was asked on Mar 30, 2010.

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