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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.

April, 2018

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

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

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 , Full

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

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

Science in Star Wars, 9:00 AM - 11:00 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 - 11:30 AM, Science Adventure

Get to Know Fermilab Guided Tour: Summer Sunday Get To Know, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Special Event

June, 2018

Dinosaur Hunt, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Science Adventure

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

Survival Science, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, Science Adventure

Fermilab Outdoor Family Fair, 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 Middle School Science, 7:30 AM-2:00 PM, Workshop

Modeling Physics: Electricity and Magnetism, 7:30 AM-2:00 PM, Workshop

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

Wondering Why?, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Science Adventure

Nature by the Numbers, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Science Adventure

Get to Know Fermilab Guided Tour: Summer Sunday Get To Know, 1:00 PM - 3:00 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

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

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

Club Invention - Primary Students, 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM, Science Adventure

Club Invention - Intermediate Students, 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM, Science Adventure

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

Best Games Ever! Your Own!, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Science Adventure

The Forces are with You!, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Science Adventure

Games, Magic and the Brain, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Science Adventure

Get to Know Fermilab Guided Tour: Summer Sunday Get To Know, 1:00 PM - 3:00 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

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

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

Making Waves with Medical Imaging, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Science Adventure

Nature's Power Lab, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM, Science Adventure

August, 2018

Orient Express, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Science Adventure

Dynamic Duo , 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Science Adventure

Get to Know Fermilab Guided Tour: Summer Sunday Get To Know, , Special Event