Our Preschool-Level Workshop Themes
This workshop introduces preschoolers to the exciting world of color. They make a new friend while learning about the colors of the rainbow and experiment with their creative side during an activity on color mixing. Demonstrations are conducted to introduce students to the primary colors, as well as color mixing.
Wiggly World of Worms
This workshop provides preschoolers with an opportunity to get their hands dirty while learning all about worms. They work with magnifying glasses to get an up-close look at the lives and habits of worms.
Adventures in Air & Weather
Preschoolers will learn that even though air is invisible it is all around them all the time. They will also learn that air has the power to both move items and to slow them down. They will also experiment with a variety of items that rely on the air to help them move.
Digging for Dinosaurs
Kids are introduced to the differences between meat-eating and plant-eating animals. They have the opportunity to look at some dinosaur teeth up close and work as paleontologists, by participating in a mini dinosaur dig that engages their attention and helps them improve their scientific knowledge.
Water is more complicated than it looks and through this exciting workshop children learn all about the different properties of water. They experiment with floating, sinking, absorption, and so much more.
Children meet Mr. Bones, the skeleton, and learn about muscles and body systems.
Take your class on a trip through the solar system and sign them up for the Mad Science Astronaut in Training Program, where they will learn all about the elements of space. Students will even get to take their very own mini rocket home.
Kids learn about volcanoes and simple chemistry. They make their own modeling dough to take home.
Students will explore the world's most abundant animal. Insect defenses and their role in our ecosystems will be explored in fun, hands-on activities that introduce children to these fascinating creatures! Children will use their knowledge of insects to make their very own bug model to take home.
Witness a mini rocket launch while learning the properties of heat. Change the states of matter, turn solid candy into floss and make your very own cotton candy that you can eat.
Children experience the poles and power of magnets in this hands-on workshop that provides them with the opportunity to make their own magnet to take home.
Children will learn that things start to grow in the ground. Children will understand that plants, fruits and vegetables start from seeds.
Animal Friends of Land & Sea
In this thrilling workshop preschoolers pretend they’re in the wild and learn about animal sounds and explore camouflage! Children will explore the science of the sea when they learn about what sand in made from, how shells are used by animals for protection and what animals live in the ocean.
Children learn all about their fine feathered friends when they take an up-close look at birds. They discover how to match bird mates, see what eggs are produced by which species, learn how a bird's beak is a tool, and how to identify different birds' songs. They take home bird warblers to practice their bird songs at home.
This workshop will introduce students to the science behind the sounds all around them. Children will experiment with a wave motion model and a twirling tube to help them understand that sounds travels.
Science of Music
Boom, tap, smack, cha-cha-cha! Listen to the sounds and rhythm of the science of music. Children feel, hear, and see the vibrations that help create music in this hands-on exploration.