Little kids are natural scientists! Our Young Explorers (ages 3-5 and an adult partner) use lab tools to conduct science experiments, explore nature and create science-based art. In addition to introducing scientific concepts, we also work on fine motor skills, encourage sensory play and help develop critical thinking skills through our hands-on experiments and activities. Fun for kids and adults! At least one adult partner must attend.
Thursdays - 10:00-10:45am
Location: Discover Science Center - Peachtree City
$15/kid (10% sibling discount)
Limited to ten Young Explorers and their adult partners.
SEPTEMBER - YOUNG SCIENTISTS
Exploring Colors Lab
Thursday, September 28 – 10:00- 10:45
In this lab, Young Explorers experiment with color using beakers, pipets and graduated cylinders, just like real scientists! Kids and parents make rainbows with prisms and more.
OCTOBER - YOUNG PHYSICISTS
Science of Light
Thursday, October 5 – 10:00-10:45am
Explorers will use light and lasers to discover how light moves and reacts with different objects and lenses.
Science of Sound
Thursday, October 12 – 10:00-10:45am
Explorers use sound in various forms to explore sound waves and their function in the world around them.
Thursday, October 26 – 10:00-10:45am
We celebrate Halloween as we explore phases of matter and watch how fog machines work.
NOVEMBER/ DECEMBER - YOUNG GEOLOGISTS
Layers of the Earth
Thursday, November 2 – 10:00-10:45am
Kids make a model of Earth as we investigate the different layers that make it up.
Thursday, November 9 – 10:00-10:45am
We explore the three different types of rocks and how they can change over time into a new rock.
Rocks and Minerals
Thursday, November 30 – 10:00-10:45am
Kids love rocks and minerals. We try to identify different rocks and minerals and test our skills in a rock-stacking challenge.
Crystals and Geodes
Thursday, December 7 – 10:00-10:45am
We investigate crystallization as we grow our own crystals and crack open geodes to reveal minerals inside.