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. 09/10/2014 - 2:00pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 09/11/2014 - 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! 09/11/2014 - 6:30pm

Extreme North Carolina Weather!

Family Program, Workshop or Trip In this class, we will explore the science behind the worst types of weather that affect our state every year — tornadoes and severe thunderstorms, winter storms, and hurricanes. 09/11/2014 - 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 09/13/2014 - 10:30am

Human Body Systems: What Happens Where?

Family Program In this two part series, we will use models and hands-on activities to explore five major human body systems (digestive, nervous, circulatory, excretory and respiratory) and learn how each system functions to maintain life. 09/16/2014 - 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 - 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

Human Body Systems: What Happens Where?

Family Program In this two part series, we will use models and hands-on activities to explore five major human body systems (digestive, nervous, circulatory, excretory and respiratory) and learn how each system functions to maintain life. 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

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