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Museum at Prairiefire

5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
(913) 333-3500

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March 2018

Little Explorers Club + Earth’s Layers: Core to Crust

March 6 @ 10:15 am - March 8 @ 11:00 am
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
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Option 1: 3/6/18 @ 10:15am Option 2: 3/6/18 @ 4:15pm Option 3: 3/8/18 @ 10:15am The onion-like layers of the earth extend above our head and far beneath our feet. The atmosphere, commonly thought of as the sky, is a mixture of gases held in place by gravity to form a nurturing bubble around our planet. The earth’s crust accounts for the deepest oceans and the highest mountains but is really just a thin layer surrounding the interior of the…

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JAM Sessions + Fruit and Vegetable Batteries

March 6 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
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Date & Time Mar 6, 2018 | 4:15pm - 5:00pm Description Batteries work by storing chemical energy and transform this energy into electricity. This is how batteries make electronics work. In this session, participants will learn how batteries work by creating their own. Participants will be creating their own batteries from Fruits and Vegetables then seeing first hand, how these creations relate to batteries they use in their everyday lives. ------------------ JAM Sessions are designed for elementary school students. Ticket…

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Intro to STEM Camp with LEGO®

March 12 @ 9:00 am - March 16 @ 12:00 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
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ABOUT THE CAMP Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Trains, Helicopters, Treehouses, and Beam Bridges. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course. Each day features different engineer-designed projects! CAMP SESSIONS Monday, March 12: Cars and Bridges Tuesday, March 13: Trains and Mazes Wednesday, March 14: Helicopter and Tower Crane Thursday, March 15: Airplane and…

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STEM Challenge Camp with LEGO®

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - March 16 @ 4:00 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
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ABOUT THE CAMP Level up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Gear Cars, Gondolas, Merry-Go-Rounds, and Scissor Lifts. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course. Each day features different engineer-designed projects. CAMP SESSIONS Monday, March 12: Car and House Tuesday, March 13: Ferris Wheel Wednesday,…

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Science Happy Hour + Weather 101 with Karli Ritter

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
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Karli Ritter will share her surprising path into TV weather and reveal unexpected secrets through a behind the scenes look into her daily work. Join us to learn more about reporting the weather and some of the extraordinary storms that touched our communities. ------------------ Guest Speaker: Karli Ritter ------------------ Science Happy Hour is designed for adults and features presentations from experts in various fields. Food and drinks are provided at each event. Science Happy Hour typically takes place on Wednesdays…

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