Science Happy Hour

For adults and inquisitive youth, Science Happy Hour features an informal presentation by an expert in a particular scientific field such as paleontology, astronomy, or anthropology.  Sip on a Happy Hour beverage while you enjoy light appetizers during this dynamic presentation on a diverse range of science topics. Followed by a Q&A session with the presenter.


Science Happy Hour occurs at 6:00 p.m. on Fridays. 


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Little Explorers Club

Intended for learners aged 3 – 5, these 45-minute sessions guide children through a science topic with Museum at Prairiefire team members. Each session includes a short and exciting lesson, story time, an activity or experiment, artifact or animal encounters, and a craft.


Little Explorers Club sessions take place Tuesdays and Thursdays, twice a month. 

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JAM Session


JAM Sessions are designed for elementary students. These sessions engage students in inquiry-based and fully interactive learning activities. Adults are strongly encouraged to join in on the lesson with their children.


JAM Sessions take place on Tuesdays from 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

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Paleontology Rocks!

The Paleontology Rocks! summer programming engages middle school students in activities that teach the basics of geology and paleontology over a four-day period. After students learn the essentials they are eligible to attend our Summer Field Camp-Out, an overnight dig trip led by Museum at Prairiefire professionals.


Paleontology Rocks! 2016 was a huge success. Check back for information on how you can sign up for the 2017 session. 

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