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 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

Halloween Potions & Goo!

Family Program In keeping with the eerie joy that is Halloween, we will explore the chemistry of fake fluids, potions and goo. Participants will learn why these substances act as they do and leave with some recipes to make their Halloween night appropriately ghoulish and glowing! 10/02/2014 - 6:30pm

Beneath the Surface: Ecosystem of a Pond

Family Program This two-part hands-on class will delve into the functions of an ecosystem in nature, specifically focusing on a freshwater pond ecosystem. 10/04/2014 - 10:00am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 10/04/2014 - 10:30am

Travels Through Indigestion: The GI Tract

Family Program Through the use of models, hands-on activities and a demo-dissection, you’ll learn how things work and where things happen, once your dinner leaves your mouth. 10/07/2014 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 10/09/2014 - 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. 10/09/2014 - 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 10/11/2014 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 10/16/2014 - 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 10/18/2014 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 10/23/2014 - 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. 10/23/2014 - 6:30pm

Beneath the Surface: Ecosystem of a Pond

Family Program This two-part hands-on class will delve into the functions of an ecosystem in nature, specifically focusing on a freshwater pond ecosystem. 10/25/2014 - 10:00am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 10/25/2014 - 10:30am

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