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Daily and Weekly Activities

The Lederman Science Center is open to the public
Monday–Friday, 8:30 AM–4:30 PM
and every Saturday 9:00 AM–3:00 PM.

Students should be in or have completed the grades listed with each Science Adventure.

Scholarships are available for some of our activities. To register for science adventures, special events and workshops with online registration and payment, click on the pencil next to the event on the calendar.

January, 2015

Get to Know Fermilab Guided Tour, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Special Event

Lego Engineering, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Science Adventure

February, 2015

DZero & Tevatron Tour, 1:30-3:30 PM, Special Event

Get to Know Fermilab Guided Tour, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Special Event

Get to Know Lederman Science Center, 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon, Special Event

Nanotech Investigations, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Science Adventure , Full

Family Open House: REGISTER FOR TOURS ONLY --- attending the Open House does not require registration., 1:00 to 5:00 PM, Special Event

Get to Know Fermilab Guided Tour, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Special Event

Snow Crystals, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Science Adventure , Full

Get to Know Fermilab Guided Tour, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Special Event

Friction Unleashed, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Science Adventure

Get to Know Fermilab Guided Tour, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Special Event

Lego Engineering Juniors, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Science Adventure , Full

March, 2015

Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab: "Empty Space-or is it? The Physics of the Vacuum" Mike Albrow, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Special Event

DZero & Tevatron Tour, 1:30-3:30 PM, Special Event

Get to Know Fermilab Guided Tour, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Special Event

Get to Know Lederman Science Center, 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon, Special Event

Junior Prairie Rangers Pin Sessions, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Science Adventure

Kid Inventors, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Science Adventure

Wonders of Science Show, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, Special Event

Chemistry at Your Fingertips , 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Science Adventure

April, 2015

Get to Know Lederman Science Center, 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon, Special Event

DZero & Tevatron Tour, 1:30-3:30 PM, Special Event

Flutter Like a Butterfly, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Science Adventure

Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab: "How to Build a Neutrino Beam" Bob Zwaska, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Special Event

Fireflies, Sea Monsters and Glow Sticks, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Science Adventure

The Bugs are Back!, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Science Adventure

May, 2015

Get to Know Lederman Science Center, 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon, Special Event

Wild and Wonderful Weather, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Science Adventure

Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab: "Enlightened! What we've learned from studying light" Eric Prebys, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Special Event

DZero & Tevatron Tour, 1:30-3:30 PM, Special Event

June, 2015

DZero & Tevatron Tour, 1:30-3:30 PM, Special Event

Get to Know Lederman Science Center, 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon, Special Event

Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab: "Neutrinos: Nature's Mysterious Messengers" Jo Osta, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Special Event

Fermilab Outdoor Family Fair, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, Special Event

Teaching NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas with Modern Physics, 8:30 AM-3:30 PM, Workshop

The Prairie - Our Heartland Teacher Workshop, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (8:00 - 5:20 if taking for credit), Workshop

Summer Secondary Biology Institute, 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, Workshop

Summer Secondary Physics Institutes - Waves, Sound, and Optics, 8:30 AM-3:30 PM, Workshop

Insects at Work in Our World, 9:00 AM - 4:15 PM, Workshop

July, 2015

Beauty and Charm Teacher Workshop, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Workshop

Particles and Prairies Teacher Workshop, 8:00 AM-3:00 PM (8:00 - 4:30 if taking for credit), Workshop

Phriendly Physics Teacher Workshops, 8:00 AM-3:30 PM, Workshop

August, 2015

Get to Know Lederman Science Center, 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon, Special Event

September, 2015

Get to Know Lederman Science Center, 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon, Special Event

October, 2015

Get to Know Lederman Science Center, 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon, Special Event

November, 2015

Get to Know Lederman Science Center, 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon, Special Event

December, 2015

Get to Know Lederman Science Center, 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon, Special Event