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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, 2017

Get to Know Fermilab Guided Tour, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Special Event

February, 2017

Get to Know Fermilab Guided Tour, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Special Event

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

Hands-on Engineering, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Science Adventure

Design and Create: Be an Engineer, 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM, Science Adventure

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

Get to Know Fermilab Guided Tour, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Special Event

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

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, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Special Event

Talk and Tour: "Neutrinos in a New Light": Presenting artwork by Fermilab's 2016 Artist-in-Residence Ellen Sandor and (art)n, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Special Event

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

Get to Know Fermilab Guided Tour, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Special Event

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

March, 2017

STEM Family Night Planning Workshop, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Science Adventure

NGSS Science and Engineering Practices Institute, 8:30 AM-2:00 PM, Workshop

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

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

Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab: "How do Scientists Think?" Peter Cooper, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Special Event

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

Talk and Tour: "Neutrinos in a New Light": Presenting artwork by Fermilab's 2016 Artist-in-Residence Ellen Sandor and (art)n, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Special Event

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

Wonders of Science Show, 1:00 - 2:00 PM, Special Event

April, 2017

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

Caring for Critters, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Science Adventure

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

Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab: "Building the NOvA Neutrino Detector - a special engineering presentation" Dave Pushka, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Special Event

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

Fireflies, Sea Monsters and Glow Sticks, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Science Adventure

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

Flight and Fashion, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Science Adventure

Primary Physical Science , 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Science Adventure

May, 2017

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

Wild and Wonderful Weather, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Science Adventure

Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab: "Building the World's Most Sensitive Radio Receiver to Listen for Dark Matter" Daniel Bowring, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Special Event

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

June, 2017

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

Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab: "How Big Science Moves - Understanding the Particle Zoo with Muon g-2" Adam Lyon, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Special Event

Modeling Biology, 7:30 AM-2:00 PM, Workshop

Modeling Chemistry, 7:30 AM-2:00 PM, Workshop

Modeling Physics: Mechanics, 7:30 AM-2:00 PM, Workshop

Modeling Middle School Science, 7:30 AM-2:00 PM, Workshop

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

The Prairie - Our Heartland Teacher Workshop, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (8:00 - 5:20 if taking for credit), Workshop

Summer Secondary Physics Institute - Modern Physics, Fermilab, and NGSS, 8:30 AM-3:30 PM, Workshop

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

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

July, 2017

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

Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab: "Weight, Weight...Do Tell Me! How everyday objects get their mass" Andreas Kronfeld, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Special Event

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

Energy and Ecosystems Teacher Workshop, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM (8:00 - 4:30 if taking for credit), Workshop

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

August, 2017

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

September, 2017

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

October, 2017

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

November, 2017

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

December, 2017

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