Programs & Events

Family Programs

Title Program Type Description Date

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 04/02/2015 - 10:30am

Oh What a Relief: Faux Fossil Modeling and Mold Making Class

Family Program, Workshop or Trip If you’ve ever wanted to start making your own models, or if you’re interested in making duplicate models, then this is a great introduction to the sculptural process. 04/02/2015 - 6:30pm

Getting Your Kids Started in Astronomy

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn the basic areas of introducing your kids to Astronomy. This class is targeted to parents, grandparents, etc. of children from 5 years old to teenagers. 04/02/2015 - 7:00pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 04/04/2015 - 10:30am

A Mountain of Weather

Family Program Students will learn about adiabatic rates, dew points, cloud formation, orographic lifting and natural phenomenon like the Chinook and Santa Anna winds. Students will use simple calculations to predict how temperature and humidity change from one side of the mountain to the other. 04/08/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 04/09/2015 - 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! 04/09/2015 - 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 04/11/2015 - 10:30am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 04/14/2015 - 9:00am

Advanced Microbiology Series: From Soil to the Stars

Family Program In this 3-part class series we will explore the innovative changes in bacterial identification methods, including DNA sequencing, Maldi-TOF mass spectrometry, and bacterial protein patterns. We will travel from the lonely biomes of extreme locations on our planet and the unseen worlds of the human skin and gut, to the distant reaches beyond our galaxy. 04/14/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 04/16/2015 - 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. 04/16/2015 - 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 04/18/2015 - 10:30am

Organic Chemistry: Your Life, Brought to You by Carbon

Family Program This two part all day class will give a solid grounding in organic chemistry to the student, demystifying the various chemical and molecular structures, names, reactions, and types of organic compounds. 04/21/2015 - 10:00am

Advanced Microbiology Series: From Soil to the Stars

Family Program In this 3-part class series we will explore the innovative changes in bacterial identification methods, including DNA sequencing, Maldi-TOF mass spectrometry, and bacterial protein patterns. We will travel from the lonely biomes of extreme locations on our planet and the unseen worlds of the human skin and gut, to the distant reaches beyond our galaxy. 04/21/2015 - 10:00am

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