Science to Grow On™ is an opportunity for transactive experiences for children in kindergarten through third grade. In these classes children learn about science by questioning, experiencing and investigating. Participation of parents or adult caregivers is encouraged, but not required.
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Propensity of Density
Saturday, August 31
Do all liquids mix together? Examine the qualities of a variety of liquids, like salt water, corn syrup, and oil. Explore floating and sinking by layering colored liquids in test tubes.
Chemistry of Art
Saturday, September 14
Do artists need to understand chemistry? Explore the connection between art and science when creating your very own art materials. Then, make an original work of art to take home.
Saturday, September 28
How are shadows made? Why do we see ourselves on reflective surfaces? We will use light boxes to explore properties of white and colored light and investigate the properties of lenses.
Saturday, October 12
In this electrifying exploration, you will explore wires, bulbs, and switches. Use them to build circuits, and experiment with other hair-raising activities.
Saturday, October 26
Weigh out your options as you try to balance a variety of objects. Explore counter balance and center of gravity. Discover how to scale back mass and sustain equality.
Saturday, November 9
Investigate the strength and height of various constructions. You'll build structures that will tower over you as you bridge the gap between materials and design.
Saturday, November 23
How many ways can you give energy to an object? Get on the move and explore the energy of motion using balls, tracks, air, and pendulums.
Science of Our Surroundings
Saturday, December 7
Explore the earth's system of natural resources. We'll examine and filter water and create our own small ecosystem to take home.
Meddle with Metal
Saturday, December 21
Are you wired by materials and science? Do all metals deserve a medal? Explore conduction and magnetism using different types of metal. Hammer, stretch, and heat!