Programs & Events

Programs & Events

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Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

Nighttime Mammals

Citizen Science, Family Program Enjoy an evening hike featuring the furry animals that call Prairie Ridge home! 05/17/2014 - 8:00pm

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

Poetry Scope

Event Join us for Poetry Scope, an evening of science through the lens of poetry. 05/08/2014 - 7:00pm

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. 05/01/2014 - 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. 05/01/2014 - 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. 05/01/2014 - 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. 05/01/2014 - 6:00pm

POW! BANG! KaBOOOOM!

Family Program, Workshop or Trip In this class we will briefly discuss the two largest comic book universes, compare mutations and distinctive characteristics, and relate mutants and superheroes to the animal kingdom. We will also design our own heroes while relating them back to what we have learned; discuss back stories of our characters, and much more! 05/01/2014 - 6:30pm

POW! BANG! KaBOOOOM!

Family Program, Workshop or Trip In this class we will briefly discuss the two largest comic book universes, compare mutations and distinctive characteristics, and relate mutants and superheroes to the animal kingdom. We will also design our own heroes while relating them back to what we have learned; discuss back stories of our characters, and much more! 05/01/2014 - 6:30pm

Rainforest Adventure Grand Opening

Event Be the first to see the exhibition. Enjoy member-exclusive early-bird entry from 9 to 11am! 04/26/2014 - 9:00am

Rainforest Science

Summer Camp We will check out the rainforests that are located around the world along with areas right here in the U.S. Campers will investigate the ecological impact of deforestation, agriculture, and development to these regions. 07/07/2014 - 8:45am

Rockets, Robotics, and the Space Station

Summer Camp During camp, young astronauts will participate in missions from our Mission Control Center to build their own centrifuge, design and launch a rocket; all while exploring their creativity and gaining confidence in LEGO® building system. Each day will have a different theme as we investigate a variety of topics in space exploration, engineering, rocketry, and much, much, more. 06/23/2014 - 8:45am

Science Behind Homebrewing

Workshop or Trip Join us for an introduction to hombrewing complete with a live demonstration of the brewing procedure using a simplified one gallon recipe! We will cover the ingredients, all necessary basic equipment, the steps in making your first batch, a little on the science behind these steps, and why each part is vital to helping you produce a quality, tasty beer in your own kitchen! 05/22/2014 - 6:00pm

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