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Junior Science Club

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.




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

October 2018: Jack-o-Lantern Circuits

Saturday, October 20
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m
Investigate simple circuits while designing jack-o-lanterns that light up with the flip of a switch. Pumpkins and carving tools provided.

November 2018: Five Courses of Science

November 17, 2018
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Gather around the lab and get the dish on food-related science! Learn some interesting facts about food and explore how your organs digest a feast.

December 2018: Sugercoated Science

December 15, 2018
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Make homemade bubble gum, experiment with the melting point of candy canes and learn a little about your taste buds, too. You’ll be sure to satisfy your sweet tooth in this class!

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. 


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