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Earth Month: Sustainability

Event Join us for Earth Month every Science Thursday in April from 5-9pm. 04/17/2014 - 5:00pm

Member Exclusive: Astronomy Tours

Event Join us for an expansive view of astronomy and a private viewing session through our brand new Celestron C6-SGT computerized telescope. 04/17/2014 - 6:30pm

Composting Workshop

Workshop or Trip Come and learn about successful composting and vermiculture (composting with earthworms). 04/17/2014 - 7:00pm

Family Science Investigation: Drug Development Series - Where do new drugs come from, and how?

Family Program In this 4-part series, students will participate in hands-on activities and discussions on biomanufacturing techniques (e.g. genetic engineering, extraction processes, and purification methods), clinical trial phases, and research ethics. 04/22/2014 - 10:00am

Earth Month: Biodiversity and Conservation

Event Join us for Earth Month every Science Thursday in April from 5-9pm. 04/24/2014 - 5:00pm

Computer Programming for Beginners

Workshop or Trip This course is designed to introduce basic programming skills to anyone interested in programming using the free and easy to use development environment Microsoft Small Basic. 04/24/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Invasive Lionfish

Science Talks Some have identified the invasion as one of the foremost global environmental challenges in the marine realm. 04/24/2014 - 7:00pm

Natural Talent Design Competition 2014

Event Get a glimpse of a green future as college students from across the state come together to participate in the 2014 Natural Talent Design Competition. 04/26/2014 - 9:00am

Family Science Investigation: Drug Development Series - Where do new drugs come from, and how?

Family Program In this 4-part series, students will participate in hands-on activities and discussions on biomanufacturing techniques (e.g. genetic engineering, extraction processes, and purification methods), clinical trial phases, and research ethics. 04/29/2014 - 10:00am

Family Science Investigation: Signs of Nature

Family Program During this class we will learn to distinguish between feeding signs, over-wintering signs and track ways. We will also learn an easy method for making plaster casts in the woods. 04/30/2014 - 10:00am

Pollution, Bioremediation & Toxicology Series

Family Program, Workshop or Trip During this 2-part series, participants will use hands-on lab activities and discussions to explore various methods used to find, track and fix pollution, such as: PCR; chromogenic fluorescence and bioluminescence methods; classic bacterial cultures as ways to detect and trace pollution; and bioremediation of toxic wastes using bacterial and fungal methods. 05/01/2014 - 6:00pm

POW! BANG! KaBOOOOM!

Family Program, Workshop or Trip In this class we will briefly discuss the two largest comic book universes, compare mutations and distinctive characteristics, and relate mutants and superheroes to the animal kingdom. We will also design our own heroes while relating them back to what we have learned; discuss back stories of our characters, and much more! 05/01/2014 - 6:30pm

Family Science Investigation: Bacteriology Series – Not All Germs Are “Germs”

Family Program In this 3-part series, bacteria, in all their terrorizing as well as life-saving forms, will be examined through a variety of hands-on activities such as streaking culture plates, Gram staining, and setting up biochemical and antibiotic sensitivity tests to identify an unknown bacteria. 05/06/2014 - 10:00am

The Science of Jewelry

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Discover the science behind your favorite piece of jewelry, and learn how to make your very own! Cost of class includes supplies for one necklace or two bracelets. 05/08/2014 - 6:30pm

Family Science Investigation: Bacteriology Series – Not All Germs Are “Germs”

Family Program In this 3-part series, bacteria, in all their terrorizing as well as life-saving forms, will be examined through a variety of hands-on activities such as streaking culture plates, Gram staining, and setting up biochemical and antibiotic sensitivity tests to identify an unknown bacteria. 05/13/2014 - 10:00am

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