PRESCHOOL SATURDAY SCIENCE CLASSES
Get school-ready with science! Introduce your preschooler to the fascinating world of S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). They will learn scientific vocabulary by reading a unique story, experiment with developmentally appropriate science through hands-on investigations and develop important skills to prepare for success in school and in life.
$15 Members / $20 Non-Members
Preschool Saturday Science supports school-ready skills such as problem-solving, communication and persistence, and families can purchase a special Take-Out Science Kit to learn more about everyday science at home for an additional $5.
Cost is per child. Caregivers are required to participate in the class at no additional fee. Price does not include general admission to Arizona Science Center.
10 a.m. Check-in at the Information Zone at Arizona Science Center
10:15 a.m. Class begins (Duration: 60 minutes)
Ages: Geared towards preschool-age children
Pre-registration is required for preschool classes. Click the name of the class below to register.
Contact for more information and inquiries: 602.716.2000 ext. 204 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct 20, 2018 10:15 a.m.
Get into the spirit of the season with two fall-themed experiments. You’ll extract pumpkin DNA and make bubbling slime! Plus, learn all about leaves and why they change color in the fall.
Desert Day Desert Night
Nov 17, 2018 10:15 a.m.
Explore the desert landscape that surrounds us in Phoenix. Learn about some of the plants and animals that call the desert home, and create your own desert art masterpiece.
On the Go
Jan 19, 2019 10:15 a.m.
Get going! Learn about the physics of movement through an exploration of some common forms of transportation like cars, boats, and airplanes.
Whirly Twirly Flying Things
Feb 16, 2019 10:15 a.m.
Follow in the footsteps of Leonardo Da Vinci and design and test your own flying machine. You’ll create soaring helicopters and experiment with how other objects fly in this gravity-defying class.
Bugs and Blooms
Mar 23, 2019 10:15 a.m.
Let your love for science bloom! You’ll learn why the relationship between bugs and flowers is so important to life on Earth. Create your own germinator pouch and biodegradable planter to take home and watch bloom.
3, 2, 1 Blastoff
Apr 20, 2019 10:15 a.m.
Have a blast learning about rockets during this Preschool Science Saturday. Design, build and launch rockets using a specially engineered launch pad. This class may just launch your future career in rocket science!
May 11, 2019 10:15 a.m.
Transform into dinosaur detectives as you explore paleontology. You’ll study fossils from Arizona, excavate dinosaur eggs and investigate what is found inside. You’ll also learn how everything from the past is connected, including dino poop!
Jun 15, 2019 10:15 a.m.
Explore light and reflection through investigations using light boards, mirrors, and color paddles. Put your knowledge to the test by creating your own Kaleidoscope.