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Mad Science Jr. - 8 week

Mad Science Preschool Programs are exciting, hands-on learning experiences for children ages 3 - 6.  more info...
Location: The New School Montessori
Dates: Friday, March 23, 2018 - Friday, May 25, 2018details
Grades: Age 3 - K
Section #: TNS020
Registration closes: Friday, March 23, 2018


CALL TO REGISTER: Online registration for this class is currently closed but you may give us a call at (919) 858-8988.

Children will learn about science by touching, feeling, and even tasting their science experiments. We leave children inspired and hungry to learn more. We spark imaginative learning!

Water Works: Water is more complicated than it looks and through this exciting workshop children will learn all about the different properties of water. They will experiment with floating, sinking, absorption and so much more.

Sea, Sand & Surf: Children will explore the science of the sea when they learn about what sand is made from, how shells are used by animals for protection and what animals live in the ocean. They will make their own ocean bottle to take home.

Weather Wonders: Through this interactive class preschoolers will help create a cloud in a bottle and will make in rain inside. They will also learn all about the water cycle and will create their own snow to take home.

Brrr... Cold: Manipulate matter in all of its states! Preschoolers will learn about an ice not made from water! Create fog filled bubbles and bubbling potions! Use your Thermocolor Cup to test the temperature of liquid matter in your home!

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: In this workshop, preschoolers will get to see how recycling affects our community and the animals around us. They will also learn how easy it is to sort our recyclable materials!

Listen Closely: This workshop will introduce students to the science behind the sounds all around them. Children will experiment with a wave motion model and a twirling tube to help them understand that sound travels in waves and can be heard in a variety pitches. They will also have the opportunity to learn about the everyday materials that make a variety of special effects noises in the movies and will watch, and hear, a bee buzz above their heads.

Please Touch: Children will learn how they understand the world with their sense of touch and will also emphasize that some objects are safe to touch while others are not. The preschoolers will be presented with the challenge of identifying a variety of objects using only their sense of touch. They will also experiment with an interesting and innovative material to model their very own creation.

Eye to Eye: This workshop will introduce students to their sense of sight. They will experiment with magnifying glasses, kaleidoscopes and binoculars. The preschoolers will also interact with a variety of optical illusions to illustrate that your eyes can sometimes play tricks on you.

Scheduled DateTime
Friday, March 23, 20183:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Friday, April 13, 20183:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Friday, April 20, 20183:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Friday, April 27, 20183:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Friday, May 04, 20183:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Friday, May 11, 20183:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Friday, May 18, 20183:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Friday, May 25, 20183:40 PM - 4:30 PM

Please specify the 'Dismissal Options' to let us know where to direct your child after the class