Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Light Up the Night

Workshop or Trip Bring home a collection of your own primitive light sources! 07/17/2014 - 6:30pm

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. 07/17/2014 - 6:30pm

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. 07/17/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: The Science of Language and Speech

Science Talks Come explore the complex and fascinating nature of how spoken language is produced, discover some “real-world” applications of speech research that you may have never thought possible, learn about tools that linguistic researchers use to study language and speech, and see just how intriguing speech articulation can be as one of these tools is demonstrated before your very eyes. 07/17/2014 - 7:00pm

Scavenger Hunt Challenge

Event Sign up now to compete in the Member Exclusive, Museum-wide scavenger hunt during the Museum's Science Thursday evening programming. 07/17/2014 - 7:00pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 07/19/2014 - 10:30am

Moths at Night

Citizen Science, Family Program Celebrate National Moth Week with the Museum at Prairie Ridge! 07/19/2014 - 8:00pm

Enviro-Art

Summer Camp We are combining our love of nature and art in this camp. Enhance your drawing and painting skills as we study and observe the world around us. Bob Palmatier, local artist, researcher, and environmental educator will guide you through the world of shadow and light. 07/21/2014 - 8:30am

SPLASH!

Summer Camp Campers will take a close look at the water around us and the mysterious way it stretches and bends. Splash your way through different water competitions and challenge our staff to see who is the King or Queen of the biggest bubble! 07/21/2014 - 8:45am

Your Wildlife, Your Body

Summer Camp Do you really know what GROWS or LIVES on your body!?! Work with leaders in our Genomics and Microbiology Labs to analyze and grow samples of what you find! 07/21/2014 - 8:45am

The Science Behind What You Eat

Summer Camp Have your science and eat it too!! We will be using different experiments to see if you really are what you eat. 07/21/2014 - 8:45am

Lunchtime at the Museum for Rising K - 1 grade

Summer Camp Join the Museum’s Junior Curators for lunch between your morning and afternoon summer camps for rising K to 1st grade. Each day we will enjoy our lunches and then either play a game, make a craft, or watch a short nature show. 07/21/2014 - 12:15pm

Caterpillars, Beetles and Worms!

Summer Camp Learn more about some of nature’s tiniest creatures, insects! 07/21/2014 - 1:30pm

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 07/22/2014 - 9:00am

Nature Play Time

Family Program Join us at Prairie Ridge each Tuesday this summer for our series of informal play opportunities. 07/22/2014 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/24/2014 - 10:30am

Science Cafe: Genetic Ancestry

Science Talks Join multimedia artist Lynn Fellman as she explains how deep time relates to current time by describing the development of her DNA portraits, now on display in the bridge connecting the Museum’s two wings. 07/24/2014 - 7:00pm

Life in a Dead Log

Family Program Explore rotting logs for signs of life at Schenck Forest! 07/25/2014 - 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 07/26/2014 - 10:30am

Green Machines

Summer Camp Machines make work easier for us every day, but they can be designed to use alternative energy sources so they use less non-renewable resources. We’ll spend our mornings learning about green technology and spend our afternoons designing and applying our green building skills in the LEGO® lab. 07/28/2014 - 8:45am

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