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 04/25/2015 - 10:30am

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. 04/28/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

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

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. 05/04/2015 - 10:00am

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. 05/05/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 05/07/2015 - 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 05/09/2015 - 10:30am

Trapping Mammals — on Camera!

Citizen Science, Family Program Help us collect data from our camera traps and see which mammals have been spotted on the grounds! 05/09/2015 - 1:00pm

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. 05/12/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 05/14/2015 - 10:30am

Learn to Geocache

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Want to have a fun, safe, outdoor activity you can do alone or with family and friends? Come learn about the basics of GPS technology and create your own geocache. 05/14/2015 - 6:00pm

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. 05/14/2015 - 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 05/16/2015 - 10:30am

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. 05/19/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 05/21/2015 - 10:30am

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