Snow crystal

DIY Science at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center in Laconia kicks off with an exploration of snow today, 10 a.m.-noon. (Courtesy photo)

LACONIA — Educators at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center will guide learners through hands-on experiments and outdoor exploration during a new series, DIY Science. The series features activities and inquiries specially designed for children and adults to enjoy together.

The series kicks off with Snow Science today, 10 a.m.-noon. The white flakes that fall from the sky are more than a coating on the landscape. Snow Science will introduce learners of all ages to the properties of snow by identifying common shapes of snow crystals, dissecting a snowpack, and more. The majority of the hands-on learning will take place outside, so class members should dress for the weather.

Future program topics include Homemade Weather Stations on Saturday, April 4, Build a Terrarium on Wednesday, July 15, Make & Use a Compass on Saturday, Sept. 12, and The Granite in New Hampshire on Saturday, Oct.17.

For more information or to register, visit prescotfarm.org or email info@prescottfarm.org.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.