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Junior Science Club

Investigate exciting science topics

Registration is Open

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

Junior 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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Pricing and Registration

In Person Sessions

  • Members $13 per week
  • Nonmembers $15 per week

Our online ticking page is being updated. To register, please call our Education Coordinator at (619) 238-1233 x806

Topics and Dates

September – Aerospace Challenge SOLD OUT

Saturday, September 18, 2021:
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Ready for some high-flying fun? Learn about the principles of flight by building gliders and rockets.

 

October – Jack-O-Lantern Circuits

Saturday, October 16, 2021:
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. Craft pumpkins and carving tools provided.

November – 5 Courses of Science

Saturday, November 19, 2021:
11 a.m. to 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 – Sugarcoated Science

Saturday, December 18, 2021:
11 a.m. to 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 – Brain Games

Saturday, January 15, 2022:
11 a.m. to 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 – Playground Engineering

Saturday, February 19, 2022:
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Slide into adventure! Learn the process that engineers use to design creative structures when creating playgrounds.

March – St. Partirck's Day Science

Saturday, March 19, 2022:
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Get ready for St. 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 – Robotics

Saturday, April 16, 2022:
11 a.m. to 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 – Physics Crash Test

Saturday, May 21, 2022:
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

On your mark, get set, go! Design, build and test model cars to keep an egg “passenger” safe through a car crash test.

 

For younger children, we offer Young Scientists workshops for you and your little scientist.

For older kids, Weekend Science Clubs inspire budding innovators.