Programs & Events

Programs & Events

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Insect Pinning for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip This beginner's class will cover the basics of insect collecting and the methods of pinning different types of insects from beetles to butterflies! 08/07/2014 - 6:00pm

Herp Hunters

Citizen Science, Family Program Join us on a herp hunt to look for reptiles and amphibians at Prairie Ridge! 06/17/2014 - 9:30am

Herp Hunters

Citizen Science, Family Program Join us on a herp hunt to look for reptiles and amphibians at Prairie Ridge! 06/17/2014 - 9:30am

Green Builders

Summer Camp Ever wanted to build a solar car? Have you wondered what happens at the recycling facility? We’ll spend our mornings learning about and visiting the green technology features of the new Nature Research Center (solar car, rainwater cistern, and green roof to name a few!), and spend our afternoons designing and applying our green building skills in the LEGO® lab. 08/04/2014 - 8:45am

Getting Your Kids Started in Astronomy

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. 09/25/2014 - 7:00pm

Getting Started in Astronomy

Workshop or Trip Targeted to adults of any age with a interest in learning more about astronomy, we will cover the basic areas of getting started in this field. 08/28/2014 - 7:00pm

Getting Started in Astro-Imaging

Workshop or Trip Covering the basic areas of getting started in Astro-Imaging, this class is targeted to adults of any age with a interest in learning more about astronomy. 07/31/2014 - 7:00pm

Game Night!

Event From Ocean-o-poly, Science Bingo and Pandemic to such Throwback-Thursday favorites as Mousetrap, Operation and Hungry Hungry Hippo, it’s all about having a great time with friends and family. 07/17/2014 - 6:00pm

Game Night!

Event From Ocean-o-poly, Science Bingo and Pandemic to such Throwback-Thursday favorites as Mousetrap, Operation and Hungry Hungry Hippo, it’s all about having a great time with friends and family. 07/17/2014 - 6:00pm

Fossil Fair 2014

Event Got dino fever? Fossil Fair, the nation’s largest event dedicated to paleontology, puts the latest science and breaking discoveries on display. 11/15/2014 - 9:00am

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. 08/27/2014 - 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. 08/27/2014 - 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. 08/27/2014 - 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. 08/27/2014 - 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. 08/27/2014 - 2:00pm

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. 08/27/2014 - 2:00pm

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. 08/27/2014 - 2:00pm

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. 08/27/2014 - 2:00pm

First Friday: Sci-fi Shorts

Event Join us for a viewing of rare 16mm-film versions of science fiction short stories by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury and Arthur C. Clarke. 08/01/2014 - 5:00pm

Evening Living Conservatory Tour

Event Join us for a special evening tour of the Living Conservatory exhibit for an opportunity to see the two-toed sloth at his most active. 08/22/2014 - 5:30pm

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