Science

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Wednesday, December 19

North Central Branch

Join the library each month for a fun and exciting science activity from NASA and the Science Space Institute. 

Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: All ages

Friday, December 21

Thursday, January 10

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, Trenton

Brr, it is cold outside! How do animals survive in this winter weather? Learn all about migration, hibernation and toleration during this program through hands-on activities and crafts. Then enjoy a snack inside the beautiful Augspurger House. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Science Ages: All ages

Saturday, January 12

Fernbank Park , Cincinnati

Investigate which stars illuminate the winter night sky with Great Parks and the Cincinnati Astronomical Society. 

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Science Ages: All ages

Sunday, January 13

Cincinnati Museum Center , Cincinnati

Make predictions, experiment and have fun while learning at the museum. Today’s challenge is to light an LED bulb using scientific inquiry and a graphite circuit.

$ Categories: Museum Events, Science Ages: All ages

Tuesday, January 15

Reading Branch

This program, presented by the Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District, will teach kids all about states of matter. They will then turn a non-recyclable bin into a fun creation.

Categories: Library Events, Nature, Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Wednesday, January 16

Happening thru:

Glenwood Gardens , Cincinnati

Learn all about prehistoric pals like t-rex, triceratops and other fossilized friends. 

$ Categories: Science Ages: All ages

Thursday, January 17

Sharon Woods , Sharonville

Come learn all about snow with an activity, craft and story. Program is designed for children ages 3 – 5 years old. 

$$ Categories: Nature, Science Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Shawnee Lookout , North Bend

Home-school students ages 5 – 12 are welcome to explore how early Americans survived cold Ohio winters. Dress for the weather and please register by 1/15. 

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Science Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Friday, January 18

Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

Come learn about snow with an activity, craft and story. 

$ Categories: Nature, Science Ages: All ages

Saturday, January 19

Cincinnati Nature Center

Think it’s cold this winter? Imagine the chill of the Ice Age as you search for clues of a time when mastodons roamed and the land looked astonishingly different. Embrace winter and discover hints of the ice age in today’s plants, animals and landscape. 

RSVP $ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Science Ages: 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Happening thru:

Sharon Woods , Cincinnati

It’s super chilly outside, come to the park and imagine what it was like during the Ice Age over 20,000 years ago. Make a craft, join in on a scavenger hunt and even touch a real mammoth leg bone. 

Categories: Nature, Science Ages: All ages

Sunday, January 20

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, Trenton

Learn about the moon and the connection farmers have with it’s cycles through hands-on activities and a craft. Then enjoy a snack inside the beautiful Augspurger House and visit with the farm animals, too.

Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts, Nature, Science Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Observatory

The tri-State area is in the perfect position for the total lunar eclipse,  where the moon will be completely in the Earth’s shadows and turn lots of colors. Will the moon appear red, gray or even orange? Stay up late with the Observatory to find the answer during this stellar night sky happening.  *Weather Permitting-… Read more »

$ Categories: Nature, Science Ages: All ages

Tuesday, January 22

Newport Branch , Newport

How do arctic animals stay warm when it is so chilly outside? Children ages 8 – 12 will discover the answer to this question during by conducting an exciting experiment. 

Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Thursday, January 24

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, Trenton

How do animals stay warm during winter on the farm? Explore feathers, fat and fur through fun hands-on activities, experiments and a craft. Then enjoy a snack inside the beautiful Augspurger House. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Science Ages: All ages

Sunday, January 27

Sharon Woods , Sharonville

Raptors are some of the most amazing animals in nature. Learn what makes hawks and owls the kings of the day and night skies then meet some live birds of prey. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Science Ages: All ages

Monday, January 28

Covedale Branch

Come learn all about Cubelets, colorful magnetic cubes that form simple robots, at the library. This STEM program is sure to get children in grades 3 – 6 thinking and having fun. 

Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

BCPL Walton Branch, Walton

Come to the library to meet some of Cincinnati Museum Center’s friendly animal ambassadors. You will learn how animals adapt to survive and thrive in nature; you will even get to touch some of the animals!  This program is for grades K – 5.

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events, Nature, Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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