Enrich your child’s educational experience with after-school and weekend programs, or our home school explorations series. Semester programs meet every other week, while home school programs meet once per week. Each program follows a semester-long schedule and is facilitated by Explora educators.
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Growing a Scientist™
For Ages 2½ – 5yrs
In Growing a Scientist™, preschoolers ages 2½ to 5 and their adults make discoveries about science by questioning, experiencing, and investigating. Experienced educators engage children and their adults in science activities that incorporate art, literature, and fun! Following each program, enjoy a snack together.
Science to Grow On™
For Grades K-3
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.
For Grades 3-5
In each class, Engineering Investigators will use the engineering design process to solve a problem. Whether it’s building a suspension bridge or figuring out what gears are best to use on your bike, participants will have fun designing and building without even realizing they are honing their problem-solving skills and learning engineering and physics principles.
For Grades 3-6
Put your imagination into motion! Be part of a peer design team as you tackle several different challenges each semester. Develop and build your problem-solving skills as you apply science knowledge to explore different aspects of technology that include circuits and electronics, computer programming, robotics, microcontrollers, automation, and more
Home School Explorations Series
For K-8th graders (ages 5-13)
Explora’s Home School Explorations Series offers your child a semester of weekly, hour-long experiential science, technology, and art programs.
Each Exploration is facilitated by Explora educators. These are hour-long materials rich classes that actively engage every child in inquiry activities. In these classes, children will make discoveries in science, technology, and art through questioning, experiencing, and investigating.
Each grade section of Home School Explorations is offered during three different time slots: Mondays 11am-12pm, Mondays 1-2pm, or Tuesdays 11am-12pm.
Mon-Sat: 10 am – 6 pm Sun: 12 pm – 6 pm
Closed on Jan. 1, July 4, the week after Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Dec. 25. We close at 2 pm on Dec. 24 and 31.
1701 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Explora Members: Free
Children (under age 1): Free
Children (ages 1-11): $4
Adults (ages 12-64): $8
Seniors (age 65+, with ID): $5
Students or Military (with ID): $5
Groups: Reservations Required
Please contact us if you require special assistance.
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.