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Beyond Planet Earth

For our latest field trip, we explored outer space via the newest exhibit, Beyond Planet Earth, currently on display at Museum at Prairie Fire. This exhibit has all kinds of wonderful space items, as well as dioramas of potential space…

New Dimensions Fall 2017

The tweens and teens in our group began the fall with a multiple day New Dimensions stop-motion animation workshop at Nelson-Atkins. They learned how to use stop-motion animation software, how to edit their shots, add music and dialogue, and create…

Sculpture & Science 2017

We braved the heat to take the Sculpture and Science tour arranged by Nelson-Atkins Museum and the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center. We started our tour at Nelson-Atkins Museum, and explored the outdoor sculpture garden. The kids learned about the…

UMKC Geology Museum

This June we visited a true hidden gem, the UMKC Geology Museum. Tucked away down a hall by the science labs, this museum has one of the best collections available for viewing, and even better, it is free. Our tour…

Amazing Species at Prairie Fire

We met at the Museum at Prairie Fire on the 24th to view their newest exhibit, Amazing Species, and to explore the Discovery Room. The Amazing Species exhibit shows the adaptations of creatures throughout millennia as they adapted to some…

The Brain at Museum at Prairie Fire

On Monday we visited the Museum at Prairie Fire for the newest exhibition, Brain: The Inside Story. The exhibit opened with a colorful tangle of wires that mimicked neurons and synapses. There was a short film that described the various…