Programs & Events

Programs & Events

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 05/24/2014 - 10:30am

A Treemendous Take on Trees

Family Program, Workshop or Trip We will use the outdoor classroom at Prairie Ridge to take a close look on how to properly age a tree, the difference between the terms coniferous and evergreens, and basic tree identification by using leaves, bark, and shape of a tree. Then, using the expansive variety of native trees in the arboretum at Prairie Ridge, we will put what we learned into practice. 05/24/2014 - 1:00pm

A Treemendous Take on Trees

Family Program, Workshop or Trip We will use the outdoor classroom at Prairie Ridge to take a close look on how to properly age a tree, the difference between the terms coniferous and evergreens, and basic tree identification by using leaves, bark, and shape of a tree. Then, using the expansive variety of native trees in the arboretum at Prairie Ridge, we will put what we learned into practice. 05/24/2014 - 1:00pm

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 05/27/2014 - 9:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 05/29/2014 - 10:30am

Nature Explorers' Drop-off Program: The Birds, the Bees, & the Butterflies

Family Program Give yourselves a night out and the kids a chance to learn about cool topics, play games, and make recycled crafts. 05/29/2014 - 5:30pm

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. 05/29/2014 - 7:00pm

Science Cafe: The Skin We're In

Science Talks Be a pathologist for the evening. We will review microscopic images of everything from normal skin to cancers, infections and a few surprises. See if you can make the diagnosis! 05/29/2014 - 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 05/31/2014 - 10:30am

Pollution, Bioremediation & Toxicology Series

Family Program, Workshop or Trip During this 2-part series, participants will use hands-on lab activities and discussions to explore various methods used to find, track and fix pollution, such as: PCR; chromogenic fluorescence and bioluminescence methods; classic bacterial cultures as ways to detect and trace pollution; and bioremediation of toxic wastes using bacterial and fungal methods. 06/01/2014 - 6:00pm

Pollution, Bioremediation & Toxicology Series

Family Program, Workshop or Trip During this 2-part series, participants will use hands-on lab activities and discussions to explore various methods used to find, track and fix pollution, such as: PCR; chromogenic fluorescence and bioluminescence methods; classic bacterial cultures as ways to detect and trace pollution; and bioremediation of toxic wastes using bacterial and fungal methods. 06/01/2014 - 6:00pm

Picture Creek Lifelong Hike

Workshop or Trip We will hike through the world’s largest population of the federally endangered smooth coneflower in peak bloom during this visit to the Picture Creek nature preserve 06/04/2014 - 7:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 06/05/2014 - 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 06/07/2014 - 10:30am

Firefly Watch

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn about fireflies and how you can help scientists uncover the reason for their recent population declines. 06/07/2014 - 8:00pm

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 06/10/2014 - 9:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 06/12/2014 - 10:30am

The Chemistry and Physics of Living Things

Family Program, Workshop or Trip During this class we will learn some painless chemistry, and conduct exciting experiments. 06/12/2014 - 6:30pm

The Chemistry and Physics of Living Things

Family Program, Workshop or Trip During this class we will learn some painless chemistry, and conduct exciting experiments. 06/12/2014 - 6:30pm

Bioluminescence & Fluorescence – Journey to the Nobel Prize

Family Program, Workshop or Trip The principles of bioluminescence and fluorescence are explored and contrasted, as part of the exploration of Osamu Shimomura’s lifelong journey to discovery and the Nobel Prize. 06/14/2014 - 10:00am

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