AT MAPLEWOOD COMMUNITY CENTER COST IS $12.00 PER CHILD PER WORKSHOP Spark a-ton of interest in your preschool children with these unique, hands-on, minds-on, learning experiences. Each workshop introduces children to a basic science topic that are stimulating and age appropriate. In all of the sessions, children will journey their way into an interactive experience and end with a special take-home item corresponding with its science project.
SEA, SAND & TURF WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 10:00AM - 10:45AM
Sail through the science of the sea as you learn what sand is made from, how animals use shells for protection and which animals they can find in the ocean. Construct your own model ocean in a bottle to show to your family and friends!
EYE TO EYE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 10:00AM - 10:45AM
See the world in various ways using telescopes, binoculars and microscopes. You will discover different parts of the human eye. Take home your very own binoculars!
EGYPTOLOGY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 12:00PM - 12:45PM
Start Halloween early with this friendly session of mummy-wrapping! You will also stamp a picture with hieroglyphics and participate in a dig for Egyptian artifacts. Brave souls with get a chance to paint their own scarab beetle to take home!
MAD MIXTURES SATURDAY, DECEMEBER 3, 12:00PM - 12:45PM
Charge up your chemistry and learn about mixing things together and observing cool reactions. As a chemist, experiment by floating colors, stirring a mini explosion and making your own Mad Science color to take home.
SPACE FRONTIER WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 10:00AM - 10:45AM
Future astronauts will lift off into their imaginary space trip to learn about constellations, planets, moons and the sun. In space, search and collect moon rocks! Return to planet earth with your own foam squeeze rocket.
DANDY DINOSAURS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 10:00AM - 10:45AM
Dino-soar your way through how these extinct reptiles lived and what tasty treats they had for dinner. Take part in a simulated dinosaur dig and take home a cast of a Tyrannosaurus Rex tooth.