Art & Culture Wednesdays – July 16

NEW ZEALAND

Join the museum staff and a real New Zealand Kiwi to learn about this Island Country out in the Pacific Ocean. This beautiful destination has a huge variety of very interesting plants, animals and people. During this Art & Culture programs children will learn about New Zealand through pictures, food and a fun hands-on craft.

Programs are held from 10:30– 11:30 a.m.

A $2 per student fee will be charged at the door; no pre-registration is required.

Science Saturday – July 12

FORCES

 

Join us for days of discovery during Science Saturdays!  These programs will ignite your children’s curiosity by presenting information and performing experiments relating to biological and physical sciences.  All programs will be facilitated by our Museum Educator.  It is recommended that children be of school age for this program.

11:00 – 11:30 a.m

FREE and no pre-registration required

 

Science Saturday – June 21

DINOSAURS

Join us for days of discovery during Science Saturdays!  These programs will ignite your children’s curiosity by presenting information and performing experiments relating to biological and physical sciences.  All programs will be facilitated by our Museum Educator.  It is recommended that children be of school age for this program.

11:00 – 11:30 a.m

FREE and no pre-registration required

Science Saturday – June 7

Light and color are examples of energy we see around us every day.  Bending light warps images and allows us to see the world in a different way. Also, bending light helped Issac Newton discover that sunlight contains all the colors of the rainbow.  During this colorful Science Saturday children will learn how we can warp the energy of light.

Join us for days of discovery during Science Saturdays!  These programs will ignite your children’s curiosity by presenting information and performing experiments relating to biological and physical sciences.  All programs will be facilitated by our Museum Educator.  It is recommended that children be of school age for this program.

11:00 – 11:30 a.m

FREE and no pre-registration required

Science Saturday – May 24

HARMFUL and HELPFUL – BACTERIA

Bacteria are all around us, in the air, the water, the soil, and the bodies of plants and animals. This idea may frighten various individuals because when a person generally thinks of bacteria, they imagine disease. While it is true that assorted forms of bacteria are harmful and can produce illness, some bacteria are helpful to humans. These bacteria are so helpful that without them, humans would not be able to live. Join Museum Educator Crystal Mason as she explains helpful and harmful bacteria with the aid of photo-micrographs.

Join us for days of discovery during Science Saturdays!  These programs will ignite your children’s curiosity by presenting information and performing experiments relating to biological and physical sciences.  All programs will be facilitated by our Museum Educator.  It is recommended that children be of school age for this program.

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

FREE and no pre-registration required

Science Saturday – May 10

WEATHER

 

Uncover the mysteries of the atmosphere and its phenomena including how we forecast the weather.

Join us for days of discovery during Science Saturdays!  These programs will ignite your children’s curiosity by presenting information and performing experiments relating to biological and physical sciences.  All programs will be facilitated by our Museum Educator.  It is recommended that children be of school age for this program.

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
FREE!  No pre-registration required

Earth Day Conservation Fair – April 19

In honor of Earth Day, the Hi-Desert Nature Museum will celebrate the diversity of life on earth with a day of activities that will inform, educate and entertain visitors. Local experts will be on hand to provide demonstrations on gardening with native plants, composting and recycling.  This family-oriented event includes live music and dancing, animal presentations and kids activities, in addition to booths featuring local artists and environmental education resources.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Science Saturday – April 12

Pollution and Recycling

In honor of Earth Day this Science Saturday will help teach children about the effects humans have on the planet. Pollution is a major issue that causes problems for all life on Earth, but there are specific actions that can help with this growing issue. Join Museum Educator Crystal Mason as she teaches about environmental problems and solutions.

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum brings hands-on learning and the thrill of scientific discovery to your child with Science Saturdays!  This series of science programs is designed to ignite curiosity by presenting information and performing experiments relating to biological and physical sciences.  It is recommended that children be of school age for this program.

 

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
FREE!  No pre-registration required

Kids Crafts Program – April 5

Kids Craft Program

Saturday, April 5, 11 a.m. – Noon  ——–   $ 2/child

Join us for craft fun! Make a spring-themed craft to keep or to give as a gift.

Materials provided, but space is limited.

Pre-registration is required .

 

Kids Crafts Program - April 5

Science Saturday – March 22

Eyes and ears are the dynamic duos which help to perceive the world around us but it is no simple task. Both the eyes and ears are complex parts of the human body and experience. Enjoy this Science Saturday where Museum Educator Crystal Mason will help children explore the senses of sight and sound.

It is recommended that children be of school age for this program.

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

FREE and no pre-registration required