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St. Patrick's Day Science

Join us on the third Saturday of each month to investigate exciting science topics. Sessions will be filled with new challenges, hands-on activities and interaction with local scientists. Throughout the year, we will explore an array of fields including biology, chemistry, engineering, environmental science, physics, robotics and much more!

 

 

 

Jr. Science Club is held the third Saturday of the month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for students in grades 1 to 4.

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Members $13, Nonmembers $15 per person, per date. To participate, parents must pre-register and pay with a credit card while registering their children by calling (619) 238-1233 x806 or click above to register online.

 


Upcoming Topics


January 2019: Brain Games

January 19, 2019
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
 
What goes on inside your head? Learn about the different regions of the brain and explore how the human brain processes optical illusions.
 

February 2019: Playground Engineering

February 16, 2019
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
 
Slide into adventure and learn how engineering concepts are used in designing playgrounds with engineer and playground designer Armita Pebdani.
 

March 2019: St. Patrick's Day Science

March 16, 2019
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
 
Get ready for Saint Patrick's Day by experimenting with color-changing cabbage juice and harnessing the power of a potato. If you have the luck of the Irish on St. Patrick's Day, you might even find a rainbow!
 

April 2019: Robotics

April 20, 2019
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
 
Celebrate National Robotics Month with the Junior Science Club! PicoCrickets combine science, art and technology to build gadgets that light up, spin, make music and even purr!
 

May 2019: Physics Crash Test

May 18, 2019
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
 
On your mark, get set, go! Design, build and test their own model cars to keep an egg 'passenger' safe through a car crash test.
 

Jun 2019: The Science of Sound

June 15, 2019
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
 
Take a closer look at the science behind your favorite instruments and even design your own noisemaker to take home. 
 
 

 

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