Ages 7 To 10

Explore, discover, and have fun at Lindsay! These programs are discovery-based and include hands-on activities and introductions to live animals. Experience the natural world—at the center and in the field.

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Investigating Invertebrates

Sunday, June 11, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12  About 97% of all animals on earth are invertebrates, or animals without a spinal column, but we rarely think about them. In this one-and-a-half-hour workshop, students will get an up-close introduction to the amazing biodiversity of California invertebrates! We’ll meet some of Lindsay’s invertebrate ambassadors, and take a trek outside to investigate (more…)

Wild Mysteries: Sneaky Skulls

Sunday, June 25, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12  Ever look at a skull and wonder what kind of animal it belonged to? Come learn skull identification in Lindsay Wildlife’s Wild Mysteries workshop. We’ll cover basic skull identification indicators and put together the different puzzle pieces to identify what animal the skull belongs to. In this one-hour workshop, participants will observe (more…)

Snapshot in Time: Track Casting and Identification Workshop

Sunday, July 9, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12 “Take only pictures, leave only footprints” is the motto of any eco-friendly outdoor explorer. But what if you could safely take a footprint home with you? In this one-and-a-half-hour workshop, kids will learn how to identify, interpret, and cast animal tracks, and will take home their own plaster track cast! Date: Sunday, (more…)

Solar Powered Cars

Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12 Join us online in this two- hour workshop as we learn about renewable energy. Along with wind power, solar power is quickly becoming the energy source of the future. In this two-hour workshop, participants will learn about the different ways that sunlight is used to make electricity. We’ll put our knowledge into (more…)

Master Weavers

Sunday, August 20, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12  What is stronger than steel and kevlar but more elastic than rubber? Spider silk! Come explore with us while we learn about the amazing webs created by nature’s master weavers. We will go searching for webs outside,  then we will carry out some exciting experiments that will test our ability to mimic (more…)