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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,...

In this Mid-Continent Public Library program, participants will be introduced to their senses of smell and taste, and learn how these senses help to enjoy all of their favorite foods as well as the ones that are not as pleasant. Program registration will close 30 minutes...

Discover the amazing world of chemistry with the Mid-Continent Public Library when Mad Science defies gravity with didgeridoo tubes, foaming hands, and steaming chemical reactions. Registration will close 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. Participants will be emailed a Zoom access code...

Join Science City, KU Edwards Campus & K-State Olathe as they watch "October Sky", followed by a discussion with NASA Aerospace engineer Alicia Cianciolo, who will provide her reactions to the film and insights in a Q&A session with event attendees. Contact Mary Dykkmann for more...

Pop quiz! Follow along with the KU Natural History Museum staff in this pre-recorded video on their Facebook page to challenge yourself on your knowledge of environmental science. Follow along with the quiz using a link to a Qualtrics survey. If you complete the quiz, you’ll...

What can tiny animals without backbones tell us about our water resources? Learn about these aquatic macroinvertebrates in a live Zoom session, part of the KU Natural History Museum Environmental Science Camp series. Registration is required. Museum staff will contact you to confirm your registration...

Pollution is something that is in a place where it isn’t normally found. It doesn’t belong, like plastic trash in the ocean. But did you know there are different types of pollution? Join the KU Natural History Museum staff in this pre-recorded video on their Facebook...

How does air quality impact our everyday lives? Join the KU Natural History Museum staff as they explore this question and model the effects of acid rain in a hands-on experiment in a live Zoom session, part of the Environmental Science Camp series. Registration is required....

The KU Natural History Museum welcomes you to this year's Environmental Science summer camp! Join museum staff in this pre-recorded video on the KU Natural History Museum Facebook page as staff members introduce you to environmental science and the ways it impacts our lives. A...