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CANCELED – miniNaturalist Pre-K Program

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Due to concerns about COVID-19, the miniNaturalist Pre-K programs are canceled until further notice. Stay healthy, friends! The miniNaturalist pre-K program encourages curiosity for the natural world. Dates: Every Thursday, September – May Time: 10:00-11:00 am NEW in 2020! To meet the needs of multiple ages, the program will focus on learner directed stations including sensory, […]

Free with admission

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Saturday Kids Activity | Hibernation Celebration

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Celebrate hibernating animals during this engaging Saturday Kids' Activity. You will learn about the various ways some Montana creatures hibernate. A frog that can freeze solid! A cozy ball of snakes underground! Bears in their lairs! From intermittent torpor to 8 month slumber these creatures cope with the worst of the winter weather by sleeping […]

Free with Admission

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Saturday Kids’ Activity | Animals in Winter

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

How do animals stay warm in winter and navigate the snow and storms? Find out during this drop-in program! Come see and touch a variety of winter animal furs and learn about the winter animal lifestyle. Deer grow special hollow hairs to trap insulation. Weasels turn white to blend in with their surroundings. Great blue […]

Free with Admission

Wild About Nature Hosted by Girl Scouts of Southwest Montana

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Is your girl wild about nature? Does she get buzzed about bugs or enchanted with ecosystems? Join Girl Scouts as we discover the natural world while exploring STEM! This program, in partnership with the Montana Natural History Center, will guide attendees through a series of activities and lessons to engage their inner naturalist. Girls will […]

$15

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CANCELED – Saturday Kids’ Activity | Rockhounding

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Due to concerns about COVID-19, Saturday Kids' Activities are canceled until further notice. Stay healthy, friends! Learn about our local rocks and find a few treasures to take home! Are you interested in becoming a rockhound? At this drop-in activity you can see neat mineral and crystal samples, learn about our most common local rocks […]

Free with Admission

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CANCELED – Saturday Kids’ Activity: Explore the Watershed

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Due to concerns about COVID-19, Saturday Kids' Activities are canceled until further notice. Stay healthy, friends! Come by and explore our Clark Fork river watershed with a fun interactive floor model. Move people, trees, buildings, and animals around on the map as you learn about the many interrelated parts of our watershed. You can see […]

NatureWebs #4: Making Mountains: Adventures in Topography Part 1

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Join us for NatureWebs: FREE Science & Nature Webinars from the Montana Natural History Center.  How can we represent a three-dimensional landform on a two-dimensional piece of paper? How do map makers show elevation? Are all maps the same? Let’s take a look at all of these questions and more by making a mountain and […]

Free

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CANCELED – Saturday Kids’ Activity: Insect Investigations

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Due to concerns about COVID-19, Saturday Kids’ Activities are canceled until further notice. Stay healthy, friends! Spring brings insect investigations! Learn about insect body plans and lifestyles. Models, puppets, and - best of all - collecting materials will be available for use. Find out how to identify an insect and where you might find one. […]

Free with Admission
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Getting to Know Flowers: Three-Part Virtual Series for Kids

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Please join us for a three-part series on getting to know flowers! This class is geared to students in 3rd-6th grade and will meet via Zoom at 11am on Wednesdays (May 13, 20, 27) for interactive, one-hour lessons. Students will learn to identify flower anatomy, flower families, and specific flowers. Each week, students will be […]

$30 – $50
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Getting to Know Flowers: Three-Part Virtual Series for Kids

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Please join us for a three-part series on getting to know flowers! This class is geared to students in 3rd-6th grade and will meet via Zoom at 11am on Wednesdays (May 13, 20, 27) for interactive, one-hour lessons. Students will learn to identify flower anatomy, flower families, and specific flowers. Each week, students will be […]

$30 – $50