Grow your love for Science!
In Science to Grow On, children in K-3rd grade make discoveries by questioning, experiencing, and investigating. Experienced educators engage children and their adults in age-appropriate activities that incorporate science, art, and fun! Participation of parents or adult caregivers is encouraged, but not required. Following the program, enjoy a snack.
Explora members $140 per child per semester
Non-members $160 per child per semester
2. Mail: Download, print, and mail registration form:
3. Call Reservations at 505-224-8341.
Saturday, August 26
Water is all around us, but have you ever stopped to examine it? Is it sticky? What absorbs water the best? Be prepared to get wet as we dive into the science of water!
Saturday, September 9
Experiment with spinning and twirling, looping and whirling. Test different materials and sizes of axles and spinners as you build your own spinning creation.
Saturday, September 23
Discover how light and color behaves with liquids. Use test tubes and pigments to create multicolored mixtures. Experiment with a variety of translucent and opaque materials. Take home an artful creation inspired by stained glass artists.
Saturday, October 7
How is a bird’s beak related to the type of food it eats? We’ll explore animal adaptations and meet some of Explora’s educational animals.
Saturday, October 21
Explore the properties of various types of sugars as you examine samples with microscopes and create new mixtures. Use different types of candy to experiment with melting, color change, and more.
Saturday, November 4
Leaves give us oxygen, shelter, and shade. They can even give us food! Explore all the beautiful and wonderful things leaves have to offer!
Saturday, November 18
Some things float, others sink. Can you turn a sinker into a floater?
Saturday, December 2
Explore these three simple machines and discover how they can make work easier. Find out where they’re used and create a chain reaction using levers, pulleys, and ramps.
Saturday, December 16
How do colors move? Use chromatography to reveal hidden colors in markers, food coloring, and more.
Class topics change each semester.
Reservations office: 505-224-8341
Para información en español, llame al 505-224-8323
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.
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