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With longer nights coming and the sun lower on the horizon as we head into winter, the days are getting a little darker. For hundreds of years, the only way to light a room was with a candle. While we don’t rely on them so...

Autumn is a time of transition. The days are getting shorter and colder, and the leaves are changing colors. What is the science behind these changes? In this Museum at Prairiefire camp, students will explore the science behind the changes. Participants will examine how and why...

Water is essential to life on Earth, and it makes up nearly two thirds of the planet’s surface. However, many children have to walk for hours from a village to a river to collect water. Instead of walking to a river, one solution is to...

Did you know that the Sun has all the colors of the rainbow coming from its light?! On this Museum at Prairiefire Little Explorers adventure, participants will explore how people see light and that it comes in all colors of the rainbow. Participants will make...

Can you build a bridge out of pasta? Pasta comes in many shapes and sizes, including spaghetti, lasagna, macaroni, rotini, manicotti, linguini, and angel hair. The variety of sizes and shapes makes pasta an ideal material for bridge building. In this Museum at Prairie Fire activity,...