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 05/23/2015 - 10:30am

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

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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