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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!

Forensic Psychology

In this interactive session, Dr. Kukor will guide participants through a step-by-step forensic analysis of a complex forensic case involving claimed insanity.
  • Standards: current events | law | psychology


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

From Farm to Table Four-Part Class

Round on up and join us as we investigate the farm and explore local, sustainable, seasonal, and fun foods! Based on the Start to Finish Series: From Grass to Milk and From Wheat to Bread by Stacy Taus-Bolstad.

  • Program Date(s):
  • Wednesday, April 9, 23 and May 7, 21, 2014 (10 am–12 pm)
  • Saturday, April 12, 26 and May 10, 24, 2014 2014 (10 am–12 pm)

From Pollution, Art

How can toxic pollution become art? Join John Sabraw, artist and Associate Professor of Art at the Ohio University School of Art and Design, to learn about his pioneering work to harvest Ohio’s toxic coal sludge, transforming it into paint, and then, into art. Enjoy a lecture by Sabraw, or stay afterward for a guided hands-on art workshop that will allow participants to create their own piece of art using Sabraw’s paints.

  • Date & Time: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 (6:30pm–10pm) Ticket Purchase Required
  • Cost: Lecture Only: $10 | Lecture + Workshop: $40
  • Parking: $5.00 per car, credit card only as you exit the lot.