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Young Scientists

Preschool Science Program


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Young Scientists is a hands-on preschool science program offered by the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. This program provides informal learning experiences that support and enhance exploration, create excitement, and facilitate scientific discoveries.

Each session consists of four weeks of developmentally appropriate science-related topics.  Young scientists classes include exploring the science center galleries (before they open to the public), as well as hands-on science activities led by the Fleet’s science educators. Each activity includes parent/child directed questions.

The program is designed for children ages 3-5 years with an accompanying adult. One caregiver must attend with each child. Siblings are not permitted.

Enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required. Participants must register for all four classes in each session. Classes meet on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.

Registration Information:
To register for the Young Scientists program, please contact our Client Services Department at 619-238-1233, ext. 806 or click here to register online.

Prices:

  • Members - $75.00 per session
  • Non-members - $85.00 per session

Available Sessions:

  Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Session 5: Making Music
Week One: The Science of Sound 02/06/14 02/07/14 02/08/14 02/09/14
Week Two: Percussion 02/13/14 02/14/14 02/15/14 02/16/14
Week Three: String and Wind Instruments 02/20/14 02/21/14 02/22/14 02/23/14
Week Four: Guitars 02/27/14 02/28/14 03/01/14 03/02/14

 

  Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Session 6:  Energy Everywhere
Week One: Electricity 03/06/14 03/07/14 03/08/14 03/09/14
Week Two: Light Energy 03/13/14 03/14/14 03/15/14 03/16/14
Week Three: Mechanical 03/20/14 03/21/14 03/22/14 03/23/14
Week Four: Heat and Chemical 03/27/14 03/28/14 03/29/14 03/30/14

 

  Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Session 7: Big Blue Ocean
Week One: Under the Sea 04/10/14 04/11/14 04/12/14 04/13/14
Week Two: Marine Biologists 04/24/14 04/25/14 04/26/14 04/27/14
Week Three: A Pirate’s Life 05/01/14 05/02/14 05/03/14 05/04/14
Week Four: Beach Day 05/08/14 05/09/14 05/10/14 05/11/14