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Animal Scene Investigations

This week we braved the cold and ventured out to Ernie Miller Nature Center for a class called Animal Scene Investigations. Once we arrived, the kids were divided into four groups. The kids went around the room and used their…

Snakes Alive! at Ernie Miller Nature Center

On Wednesday we attended the Snakes Alive! program at Ernie Miller Nature Center. Our interpreter, Amber, did a great job of introducing several different kinds of snakes (and a snake cousin), talking about their various characteristics, and dispelling some common…

Prairie Traveler at Ernie Miller

Ms. Molly playing the role of “Mattie Johnson” On January 13 we visited the Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe for the “Prairie Traveler” program. The program was presented by one of the wonderful historical interpreters at the nature center,…

Inspector Insector at Ernie Miller

Last Thursday, we went to Ernie Miller for the Inspector Insector class.  Naturalist Molly came into the room dressed as a detective, and immediately grabbed the kids attention.  She introduced the kids to their “case” and gave us a list of…

Owls at Ernie Miller

Last Thursday, we went to Ernie Miller for a class about the owls native to Kansas. The naturalists brought out four different kinds of native owls; a Barn Owl, a Screech Owl, a Barred Owl, and a Great Horned Owl.…