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Family Friday Night

Family Friday Night

Admission is $10.95 for all ages 2 and up on the last Friday of the month from 5:00pm to 9:00pm!


Based on the book Five Green and Speckled Frogs by Priscilla Burris. Frogs are interesting animals! Come hop, jump, and ribbit as we discover these amazing creatures.

  • Grade Level: 18-36mos


Participants see how iron fillings suspended in a liquid form an interesting creation called ferrofluid, which, when placed near a strong magnet, create interesting designs/forms.

Frenzied Fleas

Students test the effects of drugs like caffeine and sleeping pills on the heart rate of a live water flea. Concepts: human anatomy & physiology, dose-response curves, drug toxicity.

  • Grade Levels: Grades 6-12
  • Number of Students: 12 - 18 per session

Funky Fruit Flies

Students explore how genes impact drug response by observing live wildtype and mutant drosophila exposed to alcohol. Concepts: molecular biology, pharmacogenomics, personal health.

  • Grade Levels: Grades 6-12
  • Number of Students: 12 - 18 per session

Five Little Ducks

Come dressed to get wet! We’ll sing five little ducks and explore water and animals that live in and around water. Based on the book Five Little Ducks by Anne Kubler.

  • Program Date(s):
  • Thursday, July 10, 2014 (10am–11am)
  • Sunday, July 13, 2014 (3:30pm–4:30pm)
  • Thursday, July 24, 2014 (10am–11am)
  • Sunday, July 27, 2014 (3:30pm–4:30pm)

Fun on the Farm

With a BAA and a MOO and a COCK–A–DOODLE Do, promenade to COSI, two by two! Use your senses to explore in this down-on-the-farm experience. Based on Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton.

  • Program Date(s):
  • Thursday, August 7, 2014 (10am–11am)
  • Sunday, August 10, 2014 (3:30pm–4:30pm)

Farm Days Member-Only Hours Saturday, 09 August 2014 Farm Days Member-Only Hours