Programs & Events

Family Programs

Title Program Type Description Date

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 11/29/2014 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 12/04/2014 - 10:30am

Insect Pinning for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip This beginner's class will cover the basics of insect collecting and the methods of pinning different types of insects from beetles to butterflies! 12/04/2014 - 6:00pm

Holiday Treat – The Chemistry of Perfume

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us as we explore the science of scent and create our own solid-perfume take-home gift! 12/04/2014 - 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 12/06/2014 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 12/11/2014 - 10:30am

Programming and Electronics with the Raspberry Pi

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Participants in this class will use the Raspberry Pi, a credit card size computer, and Python to animate an 8x8 LED light matrix. 12/11/2014 - 6:30pm

Primitive Candle Making

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Bring home a collection of your own primitive light sources just in time for the holidays! 12/11/2014 - 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 12/13/2014 - 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. 12/16/2014 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 12/18/2014 - 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. 12/18/2014 - 6:00pm

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. 12/18/2014 - 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 12/20/2014 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 12/27/2014 - 10:30am

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