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November 2018

Saturday Kids’ Activity: Track Detective

November 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free with admission

Track Detective Be a track detective as you learn how to identify the prints animals leave behind. You will learn about gait- the way animals walk, stride- the distance between tracks, and features in the paw or hoof that provide clues. Practice following tracks around the exhibit hall and see the casts made from real tracks. How big is a grizzly bear track compared to your hand? From track identification to art projects and touchable specimens, this program is engaging…

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SOLD OUT! Evening Program: Holiday Wreath Class

November 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
$25 – $30

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Please contact us at 327.0405 to be added to the waitlist. Make a beautiful holiday wreath out of local conifer boughs. We will show you how to create the frame, attach greenery, and add decorations. You will create a beautiful and fragrant hand-made wreath to hang on your door or give as a gift. As you work, learn how to identify our local and landscaped conifers by their needles and cones. Your ticket includes all…

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miniNaturalist Pre-K Program

November 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
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Free with admission
young girl looks at a spiderweb through a magnifying glass

The miniNaturalist Pre-K Program engages young children in the exploration of the natural world through fun, hands-on activities and games. Emphasis is on observation, sensory skills, and imagination to cultivate a positive connection with nature at an age when children are just beginning to investigate the world around them. Each month features a new theme. Explore "Forest Friends," "Rocks & Fossils," "Incredible Insects," and many more. The hour-long program begins with group time led by a Montana Naturalist History Center…

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December 2018

SOLD OUT! Magic Planet Program with Dr. Steve Running

December 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
$5
Magic Planet at the Montana Natural History Center

This event is SOLD OUT. Please call 327.0405 to be added to the waitlist.  Learn about climate change and earth's processes with Dr. Steven W. Running, Regent's Professor Emeritus as he demonstrates moving data on the Magic Planet. The Magic Planet is a digital video globe that provides stunning visuals of the earth and other planets. Think of it as a powerful computer with a spherical screen.  It can take students to any planet in the solar system or it…

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Evening Program: Naturalist Trivia Night!

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
$5

Join us for Naturalist Trivia Night! You can bring a team or become part of one when you arrive. Naturalist Trivia Nights are a great way to learn about our local natural world. Come to show off your skills or acquire new knowledge about Montana's flora, fauna, and landscape. There are usually 4 rounds of questions, frequently on a common theme. Some rounds are verbal, others visual or even auditory (guess that sound!). Two hours later one team will be…

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