Programs & Events

Family Programs

Title Program Type Description Date

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 05/26/2015 - 9:00am

Drug Development Series: Where do 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, cell culturing, and purification methods), pre-clinical testing, clinical trial phases, and research ethics. 05/26/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 05/28/2015 - 10:30am

Robot Lab

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn how to build an autonomous, Arduino powered robot from scratch, program it using a computer, and then compete against all of the other participants. 05/28/2015 - 6:30pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 05/30/2015 - 10:30am

Photography for Science

Citizen Science, Family Program Your nature photos are a valuable scientific resource — learn how to put them to use! 05/30/2015 - 1:00pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 06/04/2015 - 10:30am

Firefly Watch

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn about fireflies and how you can help scientists uncover the reason for their recent population declines. 06/05/2015 - 8:00pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 06/06/2015 - 10:30am

Butterfly Walk

Citizen Science, Family Program Join us at Prairie Ridge as we discover butterflies 06/06/2015 - 1:00pm

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 06/09/2015 - 9:00am

Lab Blast

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 06/10/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 06/11/2015 - 10:30am

Computer Programming for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Have you ever wondered how a computer program works? Do you want to make your own computer games and websites? Discover your inner hacker and sign up today! 06/11/2015 - 6:30pm

Lab Blast

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 06/13/2015 - 10:00am

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