Programs & Events

Family Programs

Title Program Type Description Date

Fizz, Bang and Ewww! - Introduction to Chemistry

Family Program In this four part series, we will ease into concepts by balancing fun experiments with the important basics of chemistry. 09/17/2014 - 10:00am

Fizz, Bang and Ewww! - Introduction to Chemistry

Family Program In this four part series, we will ease into concepts by balancing fun experiments with the important basics of chemistry. 09/17/2014 - 2:00pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 09/18/2014 - 10:30am

Game Night!

Event, Family Program From Ocean-o-poly, Science Bingo and Pandemic to such Throwback-Thursday favorites as Mousetrap, Operation, Clue and Candyland it’s all about having a great time with friends and family. 09/18/2014 - 6:00pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 09/20/2014 - 10:30am

Wacky Weeds and the Bacteria that Love Them

Family Program In this class, you will work on an active research project, along with middle school classrooms across the state, learning about host-microbe interactions and the importance of bacteria and fungi in the environment. 09/23/2014 - 10:00am

Nature Play Time

Family Program Join us at Prairie Ridge each Tuesday this summer for our series of informal play opportunities. 09/23/2014 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 09/25/2014 - 10:30am

Nature Explorers' Drop-off Program: Insect Invasion!

Family Program Give yourselves a night out and the kids a chance to learn about cool topics, play games, and make recycled crafts. 09/25/2014 - 5:30pm

Science of Food: Yogurt

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn about the science of yogurt and go home with supplies to make a batch in your own kitchen. 09/25/2014 - 6:30pm

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. 09/25/2014 - 6:30pm

Take a Child Outside at Prairie Ridge Ecostation

Event, Family Program Join us for our annual celebration of children and nature during Take a Child Outside Week! 09/27/2014 - 12:00am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 09/27/2014 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 10/02/2014 - 10:30am

Intermediate Programming: The Shape of Things

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Using a little coding you will learn three different ways you can draw circles with the programming language Small Basic. We will go over the basic math behind a circle and create our own drawings from the ground up. This class is intended for intermediate coders with some experience using a programming language. 10/02/2014 - 6:30pm

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