Tag: science

October 26, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Hedwig, Harry Potter’s pet owl, was loved by all. Learn about the digestive process of owls by dissecting whole owl pellets. Will you be able to recreate the mouse that Hedwig ate for dinner earlier this week? Appropriate for ages 11 to 17.

This program will be a TAKE & MAKE activity to do at home. Stop by Anythink Perl Mack to pick up your supply kit on Tuesday, October 26th. 

Space is limited; registration encouraged.

Event Type: 
Animals
Age: 
Tween
October 19, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Learn hands-on basics of surgery and practice your operating skills with surgical tools as we operate on a variety of candy. Best for elementary children, tweens and teens. Space is limited; registration recommended.

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Tween
September 10, 2021 - 12:30 pm to 1:15 pm

Ground-level (“bad”) ozone is toxic to plants and animals, including humans. Although ozone is invisible, its effects can be observed on the leaves of certain plants. Get hands-on experience with Anythink's registered ozone bioindicator garden and see for yourself how plants can indicate what's in the air that we breathe. Learn how to detect damage on the plants and help collect data for the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Appropriate for all ages. Please note that this program may cancelled due to inclement weather. Check the event on our website for cancelation notices.

Event Type: 
Gardening
Age: 
Family
September 18, 2021 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Drop in for a visit with the MESO vehicle’s enthusiastic science educators. Experience spectroscopy, engage with infrared cameras and discover additional immersive science experiences on site. Appropriate for all ages. No advanced registration necessary.  

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Adult, Children, Teen, Tween
August 12, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Embark on an environmental adventure that focuses on changing daily habits to be more environmentally conscious. Participate in global experiments, create sustainable goods and discover how to be an eco-innovator. Appropriate for ages 5-12. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children
August 11, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm

Are there moons in our solar system that could harbor life? How might the universe look at the end of time? In this three-week series, physicist and aerospace engineer Chris Melton will lead us in an exploration of the universe and its rapidly expanding relationship with humankind. Hear expert insights on our current and future outlooks on space exploration and on the ever-evolving cosmos itself. Appropriate for ages 18 and older. Space is limited; online registration required.

July 28: Our Cosmic Neighborhood 

Learn about planets, asteroid belts, moons and comets — the beautiful and  dangerous place that is our most local cosmic neighborhood.

Aug. 4: Our Future in Space  

For the first time in our history, we are approaching the tangible reality of human colonization of space. Just how close are we to a casual weekend trip into space? How would space exploration benefit life on Earth?

Aug. 11: The End of the Universe 

How might the universe look at the end of time? How do we know? Gain insights  into the most current understanding of the evolution of the universe. 

Age: 
Adult
June 22, 2021 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Harry Potter's pet owl, Hedwig, was loved by all. However, they never talked about what Hedwig did in her off-time. Join us as we learn about the digestive system of owls by dissecting actual owl pellets. Will you be able to recreate the mouse that Hedwig ate for dinner earlier this week? There's only one way to find out! Please note that this program will be held outside and may be canceled due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Animals
Age: 
Children
June 1, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Become a chemist! Along with our partners at 4-H, we will perform chemical reactions with different metals while learning all about formulas and solutions. This program will be held outside at Anythink Brighton. Best for grades 3-6. Space is limited, registration required. 

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children

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