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February 25 @ 1:10 pm

Blow, Blow Volcano!

Discovery Village Winding Brook Rd., Flagstaff, AZ

We know that the San Francisco Peaks are a big volcano that once blew its top! In this presentation for preschoolers, kids get to see a model erupt and learn how lava forms different kinds of rocks, from sharp, hard obsidian used for tools to lightweight pumice. This will be at the Museum of Northern ...

Disruptive Eruptions

Discovery Village Winding Brook Rd., Flagstaff, AZ

Make a model eruption within view of our favorite volcano – the San Francisco Peaks! Learn how much of our landscape was formed by volcanic activity, and how the same materials form different kinds of stone depending on how they cool. This free event is part of the Festival of Science, but please reserve a ...

Science Play Day

Museum of Northern Arizona 3101 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ

Enjoy a smorgasbord of science activities throughout the museum. Admission is free for all. Meet Hopi-R2, a lifesize working droid painted like Hopi pottery. Touch real fossils and then make your own imprint fossil Play with an erosion model Dig for dinosaurs in the paleontology pit Learn about the science of color Try prehistoric technology ...

Spring Break Messy Monday!

Museum of Northern Arizona 3101 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ

Messy Monday will include digging into the science of erosion and getting messy with a sand art and slime project. 1:00 pm. There is no charge for museum admission for kids nine and younger. Become a member, and kids seventeen and younger enter for free. Youth participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Spring Break Therizinosaur Thursday!

Experience the museum's unique puppet show: Mystery of the Therizinosaur! Stay for hands-on activities that include the museum's fossil touch box and the creation of individual imprint fossils. 1:00 pm. There is no charge for museum admission for kids nine and younger. Become a member, and kids seventeen and younger enter for free. Youth participants ...

Spring Break Family Friday Nature Journaling!

Explore the beauty of the flora and fauna that are right in the museum's backyard with artist Liz Blaker, who will be leading this introduction to nature journaling. 1:00 pm. Journal and supplies are provided. There is no charge for museum admission for kids nine and younger. Become a member, and kids seventeen and younger ...

CANCELED — The Life & Seasons of MNA’s Living Roof

Museum of Northern Arizona 3101 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ

Bioregional Living Roofs contribute to a healthy environment by providing biodiverse and beautiful habitat for birds, bats, butterflies, insects, lizards and other organisms while eliminating stormwater runoff and reducing temperature extremes.    Join Research Botanist Jan Busco and Botany Collections Manager Kirstin Phillips as they team up to share this rare opportunity to learn about the ...

International Museum Day & Exploring MNA’s Katsina Dolls Talk

MNA is celebrating International Museum Day’s theme of Sustainability & Wellbeing with FREE admission. Everyone is invited to enjoy the museum’s exhibits and see how MNA supports a sustainable future through educational programs, exhibits, and community outreach and research. Poster sessions from Research Associates will highlight MNA’s ongoing role in furthering science and research, and MNA’s ...

Moore Medicinal Garden Tour at the Museum of Northern Arizona

Free tour of the Moor Medicinal Garden. The Moore Medicinal Garden is tucked behind a fence between the administration and anthropology buildings. This garden provides a space to learn about the uses of native plants found on the Colorado Plateau.

Moore Medicinal Garden Tour

Free tour of the Moore Medicinal Garden. The Moore Medicinal Garden is tucked behind a fence between the administration and anthropology buildings. This garden provides a space to learn about the uses of native plants found on the Colorado Plateau.

The Life and Seasons of the Living Roof

Join Research Botanist Jan Busco and Botany Collections Manager Kirstin Phillips for a rare opportunity as they share their knowledge abut the 14,000-square-foot bioregional native living roof atop MNA's Easton Collection Center. Free. The talk will be held in Pearson Hall, near the Easton Collection Center. This area of MNA's campus is called the Research ...

Moore Medicinal Garden Tour

Free tour of the Moore Medicinal Garden. The Moore Medicinal Garden is tucked behind a fence between the administration and anthropology buildings. This garden provides a space to learn about the uses of native plants found on the Colorado Plateau.

Moore Medicinal Garden Tour

Free tour of the Moore Medicinal Garden. The Moore Medicinal Garden is tucked behind a fence between the administration and anthropology buildings. This garden provides a space to learn about the uses of native plants found on the Colorado Plateau.

Designed to Move: Seeds that Float, Fly, or Hitchhike through the Desert Southwest Curator Talk

Adelheid Fischer, curator of MNA's current exhibition Designed to Move: Seeds that Float, Fly, or Hitchhike through the Desert Southwest will talk about the exhibition and her biomimicry work at Arizona State University. Leading the program's biomimicry initiative, she introduced students to the use of biology as a means of sustainable innovation in design, business, ...

Brady Building Open House – Paleontology Artifacts

The Brady Building, which houses MNA's Paleontology collection, will host an Open House where visitors will be able to view artifacts from the paleontology collection. Led by Adam Marsh, MNA Research Associate and Paleontologist at Petrified Forest National Park. This event is free. Please Note: The Brady Building is located at the Harold S. Colton ...

Dinosaurs of the Navajo Nation

Adam Marsh will present a talk on The Dinosaurs of the Navajo Nation in conjunction with the Flagstaff Festival of Science. Adam Marsh is a Museum of Northern Arizona Research Associate and Paleontologist at Petrified Forest National Park. This talk is presented in conjunction with the Flagstaff Festival of Science. This event is free. Please ...

Science Day at MNA

FREE admission to the Museum. MNA's Science Day is held in conjunction with the Flagstaff Festival of Science. The Museum will feature science stations for all ages from 11am - 2pm. This is a free museum day. At 2pm, Paleontologist Dave Gillette, who is best known for his discovery of the dinosaur Diplodocus hallorum in 1985, ...

The Last of the Ice Age Mammoths of the Colorado Plateau

Paleontologist Dave Gillette, who is best known for his discovery of the dinosaur Diplodocus hallorum in 1985, will present a talk on The Last of the Ice Age Mammoths of the Colorado Plateau. Mammoth dung and other fascinating artifacts will be on display during the talk. This talk is in conjunction with Science Day at MNA and ...

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Date:
March 15
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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