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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.

February, 2018

Junior Prairie Rangers - Prairie Pin Session 1, 9:30 AM -11:30 AM, Science Adventure

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

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

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

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

March, 2018

Design and Create: Be an Engineer, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Science Adventure

Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab: Kilonova-2017: The birth of multi-messenger astonomy using gravitational waves, x-rays, optical, infrared and radio waves to see and hear neutron stars by Jim Annis, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, Special Event

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

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

Junior Prairie Rangers - Prairie Pin Session 2, 9:30 AM -11:30 AM, Science Adventure

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

April, 2018

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

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

Brilliant Butterflies, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Science Adventure

Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab: Messengers from a Violent Universe by Paul Mantsch, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, Special Event

Science in Star Wars, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Science Adventure

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

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

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

May, 2018

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

Junior Prairie Rangers - Prairie Pin Session 3, 9:30 AM -11:30 AM, Science Adventure

Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab: Triggering at the LHC: Too much data IS a good thing by Jahred Adelman, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, Special Event

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

June, 2018

Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab: Clues to a Cure for Cancer from the Animal Kingdom - Could particle physics play a role? by Jim Welsh, , Special Event

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

Summer Secondary Physics Institute - Mechanics, 8:30 AM-3:30 PM, Workshop

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

Summer Secondary Chemistry Institute, 8:30 AM-3:30 PM, Workshop

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

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

Summer Secondary Physics Institute-Electricity and Magnetism, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Workshop

July, 2018

Ask-a-Scientist Guided Tour of Fermilab: Special Relativity: Explained so you can understand it, but it will still blow your mind. By Don Lincoln, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM, Special Event

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

Energy and Ecosystems Teacher Workshop, 8:00 AM 0 4:00 PM (8:00 AM - 4:30 PM if for graduate credit), Workshop

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