Mondays, 11am-12pm or 1-2pm
Explora members $90 per child per semester
Non-members $108 per child per semester
No session Mar. 20 and 21 due to Spring Break Camps.
2. Mail: Download, print, and mail registration form:
3. Call Reservations at 505-224-8341.
1/23 or 1/24
Students use microscopes and magnifiers to discover the fascinating world of organisms and elements among us. Explore the structures and functions of a variety of interesting features among a micro-world of bugs, plants, and rocks.
1/30 or 1/31
Use batteries and wires to light a bulb, and explore open and closed circuits. Then make a gigantic complete circuit you won’t forget!
2/6 or 2/7
Shock your students into learning with a simple touch of the Van de Graaff electricity generator! Energize their understanding of static electricity with this hair-raising class full of empowering experiments.
2/13 or 2/14
Students gravitate toward experiments that have them swinging pendulums, rolling masses, and dropping objects as they explore several of Galileo’s famous experiments. By recording and analyzing data, students learn about the actions of pendulums and the laws that govern falling objects.
2/20 or 2/21
What’s for dinner? Students test a variety of foods to determine the presence of proteins, fats, carbohydrates, and vitamins. We also learn the roles these substances have in a healthy diet, and what they really do inside our bodies.
2/27 or 2/28
During these energizing activities, participants explore the different forms of energy and how these forms are converted from one to another. Students will experiment with “Newton’s Cradles” and build wind turbines that produce electricity.
3/6 or 3/7
We take the mystery out of animal classification! Students discover the five major vertebrate classes, build 3-D classification keys, and use their new skills to solve an animal mystery.
3/13 or 3/14
How does water move through the soil? Students design, build, and test aquifer models to track contaminants, water tables, and well levels.
No class the week of March 20–24 for Explora Spring Break Camps.
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3/27 or 3/28
How do you create a photographic image using light from the sun? In this exploration you will apply chemicals to paper and manipulate variables to make your own unique print. Note: This program is weather-dependent.
4/3 or 4/4
Do artists need to understand chemistry? Explore the art/science connection by using pigments to make your own paints. Then use your handmade paints to create an original work of art.
4/10 or 4/11
How far will you go as you jump, skip, measure, investigate, and graph? Jumping rope can be seriously fun when you go to great lengths making predictions about travel, proportions, and number of skips.
4/17 or 4/18
Explore the amazing properties of mirrors, lenses, and light, and discover all the wonderful images and colorful patterns you get when angles and symmetry come into play. Students design and build their own unique kaleidoscopes.
Explora educators develop camp activities with children’s developmental levels in mind. Your children will have the opportunity to learn from, and work with older and younger peers and make new friends.
505-224-8341. Our reservations office is open Monday-Friday, 9 am – 5 pm.
Para español, llame al 505-224-8323, de lunes a viernes, 9 am – 5 pm.
1701 Mountain Rd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104