Science

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Saturday, October 20

Glenwood Gardens/ Highfield Discovery Garden , Cincinnati

Halloween is just around the corner and doctors Frankenstein and Munsford have been hard at work in the garden. Explore the world of genetic manipulation and hybridization as we delve into this hot topic. 

RSVP $ Categories: Nature, Science, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Northside Branch , Cincinnati

Join Scott and Jessica from the Cincinnati Astronomical Society for an evening of moon observation (weather permitting), discussion and activities. In case of bad weather, event will take place inside with discussion and activities. 

Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: All ages

The Cincinnati Observatory , Cincinnati

Peer through an observatory telescope to zoom into craters and see the lunar surface with your own eye. Learn all about the magnificent moon at this world – wide event, hosted locally by the Cincinnati Observatory. *weather permitting*

$ Categories: Science Ages: All ages

Sunday, October 21

Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati

Did you know there are 27 bones in a human hand? Using florescent paint, we will learn about our anatomy and see our bones glow. 

$ Categories: Museum Events, Science, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Tuesday, October 23

Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington

Learn about guardians of the night, and then dissect your own owl pellet to discover what your bird liked to eat. Recommended for homeschool students in 2nd through 5th grade. Preregister by October 19th. 

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Nature, Science Ages: 9 – 12 Years

Main Branch , Cincinnati

Utilize STEAM to learn new skills from kitchen chemistry to robotics! 

Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: Teens

Wednesday, October 24

Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington

Get into the Halloween spirit as you watch ghosts fly, examine x-ray skeletons, create leaf ghosts and make real ghost slime. Chippie, the BCM mascot, helps introduce 3-5 year olds to STEAM learning. 

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

Saturday, October 27

Tuesday, October 30

Avon Woods Nature Preserve , Cincinnati

Did you know there are aliens among us? We’re not talking about outer space, we’re speaking of invasive plant and animal species. Learn what you can do to restore local habitats that are overrun by the adverse effects of invasive species. Register online by 10/29. 

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

Monday, November 12

Reading Branch

Miami University’s Chemical Society will be on hand at the library to conduct experiments! You will learn all about polymer chemistry during this fun, free program for ages 6 – 12 years old. 

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

Tuesday, November 13

Saturday, November 17

Cincinnati Observatory

Do you think that space rocks? Join the Cincinnati Observatory to learn more about meteorites and hold rocks from the Moon. You can even adopt a meteorite from the gift store! 

$ Categories: Science Ages: All ages

Governor Bebb MetroPark

The Leonid Meteor Shower is here! It’s been about 30 years since this meteor shower has been witnessed. Explore the stars and enjoy sensory activities. Bring a blanket or chair to view this extraordinary sight. Pre-registration required by 11/16/18.

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

Tuesday, November 20

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

Sunday, November 25

Cincinnati Museum Center KidSPACE

Can you create a structure out of newspaper that can hold the weight of a heavy book? Can you build one that can support your own weight? Learn some tips and tricks to designing a super strong structure. 

$$ Categories: Museum Events, Science Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Friday, March 8

Fairfield Community Arts Center , Fairfield

So much science, so little time! Doctor Kaboom has trouble choosing his favorite exhilerating demonstrations to peform because they are all so amazing, so audience members get to decide which experiments and illusions he will execute by spinning the giant wheel of science! 

$ Categories: Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, All ages, Teens

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