Science to Grow On for grades K-3

Grow your love for Science!

Fall Semester 2018

August 25–December 15, 2018

Register for Fall Programs Today!

In Science to Grow On™, children make discoveries by questioning, experiencing, and investigating. Explora educators engage children and their adults in age-appropriate activities that incorporate science, art, and fun! Each session focuses on a different theme. Activities change each semester. Following the program, enjoy a snack.

Explora members $140 per child per semester

Non-members $160 per child per semester


Science to Grow On

Register now for Fall Semester 2018

  1. Online: Select a session day and time to register online

2. Mail: Download, print, and mail registration form:

3. Call Reservations at 505-224-8341.

Fall 2018 Class Schedule:

August 25–December 15, 2018

Flow with the Pressure

Saturday, August 25

Experiment with air flow as you make objects move, levitate, and fly. Craft a flying creation of your own to hone your skills.

Homey Habitats

Saturday, September 8

Explore animal behavior and animal homes and build your own homey habitat for a critter.

Under Construction

Saturday, September 22

Test your engineering skills and explore what materials make the best structures.Create your own container to safely transport an egg in an egg drop event.

Light Play

Saturday, October 6

Play and experiment with different light sources, shadow and color. Create colorful light creations that will astound and amaze.

Go, Car, Go!

Saturday, October 20

Play with different ways to move objects from one place to another. Create simple machines to accomplish different challenges.

Chemistry is pHun!

Saturday, November 3

Explore acids, bases and chemical reactions. See pH indicators change color right before your eyes!

What’s the Matter?

Saturday, November 17

Experiment with solids, liquids and gases as you learn about the different states of matter. Create a non-newtonian fluid to play with!

Viscosity City

Saturday, December 1

Submerge yourself in the gooey world of viscous liquids and semi-solids as you experiment with density, fluidity, resistance and friction.

Bathroom Science

Saturday, December 15

Learn about microbes and create your own crafts as you experiment with different materials you can find in the bathroom.

Class topics change each semester.

Reservations office: 505-224-8341


Para información en español, llame al 505-224-8323

Explora’s Clubs & Programs

Explora educators develop 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.


  • You can register online, by phone, or download and mail/fax the completed registration form.
  • Please have the following available when you register: emergency contact name and phone numbers; name of alternate adults who can pick up the child; child’s medications, dosages, and physician’s name; child’s insurance information, as well as any allergy or special needs information for your child.

Call: 505-224-8341. Our reservations office is open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Para español, llame al 505-224-8323, de lunes a viernes, 9am–5pm.
Mail: Explora Reservations 1701 Mountain Rd. NW Albuquerque, NM 87104
Fax: 505-224-8325

Cancelation policy

  • If a cancelation is received at least 5 business days before the first class, a refund will be issued for the amount minus a 15% administration fee.
  • Cancelations received fewer than 5 business days before the first class will not be refunded.
  • Full fees will be refunded if Explora cancels a program.

Explora is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and all purchases at our store are always tax-free. Proceeds from your purchases at Ideas, the store at Explora, help fund our programs and exhibits.

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