Michigan’s state stone is the Petoskey stone, a fossil colonial coral. Using different sandpaper grits and some “elbow grease,” participants will choose and polish their own stone to take home, while learning about local fossils and minerals. All materials are provided. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturdays. […]
As winter winds whip snow across fields, journey back 20,000 years to discover Michigan’s glacial past. A goo-filled demonstration will show how glaciers flow, a process which slowly sculpted our state and our own Crooked Lake at Independence Oaks. Learn to see the landscape differently after a short hike, but not before melting your hunger […]
Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein is a modern myth: a 200-year-old science fiction story with amazing resonance in our technological age. Frankenstein200 is designed to foster interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), develop 21st century skills with digital tools, and increase understanding, ability, and feelings of efficacy around science-in-society issues. On Jan. 20, visit […]
Attention Homeschooling Families! Now through January 31st, get a free child ticket with one full-price adult ticket! You can redeem offer online here. *Terms & conditions apply. Online only. Not valid for Combo Tickets. Final interpretation resides with LEGOLAND Discovery Center. Expires 1/31/18.
This kids-only event gives parents the afternoon off. Kids will spend the afternoon learning about winter wonders as they play games, do a craft and have a winter-themed snack. During a snowshoe hike, discover which animals have been out and about this winter. Snowshoes are provided. Participants must wear boots. A winter walk will be […]