What is a stellar dendrite? Why is snow white? Are there really
no two snowflakes that are exactly alike? Learn the answers to all
of these questions and more, while investigating the snow.
Meet scientist Jim Holstein as he shares meteorite specimens
from the museum's collection, then stop by the art studio to make a
piece of art that is out of this world.
Bring the stroller along to explore the exhibits, then let the
little ones get hands-on experience as they explore and discover
nature during a 20-minute playgroup. Jan. 16, Feb. 20, March 20,
Pig hearts are very similar to the human heart in structure,
size, and function. Kids under 12 must have adult present. July 15
and Aug. 10.
In honor of Carnaval this year the Evanston Escola de Samba is
having a big celebration. In addition to music and dancing, there
will be crafts, face painting, dance and drumming lessons.
Wind-generated sounds are the focus as Bienen School
musicians demonstrate the sometimes unexpected possibilities of
applying air to a blade of grass, kazoo, harmonica, slide whistle,
trombone, garden hose, flute, seashell, oboe reed, pan pipe and
other objects. The program will be held at Pick-Staiger.
Composer and trumpeter Orbert Davis and his CJP Chamber Ensemble
present a family-friendly concert of the Emmy-winning music from
the television documentary "DuSable to Obama", complete with video
highlights and audience participation.
Concert features Jodi's Jiggle Jam.
See a toy so amazing, so unbelievable, it has the power to
transform into anything you want it to be. Enter a world where
imagination rules, and ordinary becomes extraordinary.
The exhibit features the illustrations of W. W. Denslow, a
Chicago resident whose famous illustrations helped to inspire the
design of the classic 1939 MGM film starring Judy Garland. The
bright and colorful exhibit provides a variety of learning
opportunities and hands-on activities within a three-dimensional
representation of Denslow's distinctive illustrations.