Engage your young scientist in science-related learning with the Preschool Science Series! Through interactive stories and hands-on exploration, children learn about science, as well as language, problem solving and social skills.

$10 per child (ages 3+); $8 for members.

Space is limited. Reservations required by the Friday prior to class date.

Call 314.289.4424.

One adult per 4 children required.

Monday and Tuesday Classes (10-10:45am)

Monday and Tuesday classes are located in the GROW meeting room on the first floor near the entrance to GROW.

Brain Games

Test your brain power as you play games and learn how to keep this important organ safe.

Monday, April 10

Tuesday, April 11

The Five Senses

Discover how each of the senses plays a special role in bringing messages to your brain. Note: please notify reservationist of any food allergies or dietary restrictions.

Monday, April 17

Tuesday, April 18

Cloudy Weather

Observe the sky and make artistic representations of your favorite clouds. 

Monday, April 24

Tuesday, April 25

Plant Power

Discover the power of plants as they transform from seed to flower. Dissect a plant and prepare a seed to observe as it sprouts at home.

Monday, May 8

Tuesday, May 9

Fruits and Veggies

Taste, dissect, and create art as you explore the world of fruits and veggies.  Please let reservationist know of any food allergies or dietary restrictions.

Monday, May 15

Tuesday, May 16

Farm Animals

Learn about farm animals and the role that they play in food production.  Please let reservationist know of any food or animal allergies.

Monday, May 22

Tuesday, May 23

Insects and Spiders

Explore insects and spiders that aren't so creepy, but a little crawly.  Learn the important roles they play in our world.

Monday, June 12

Tuesday, June 13

Bats vs. Birds

Learn the similarities and differences between these flying animals, and how they help with pollination.

Monday, June 19

Tuesday, June 20

Life Underground

Dig deep and discover plants, animals, and a few surprises that can be found underground.

Monday, June 26

Tuesday, June 27

Build it!

Inspired by the Three Little Pigs, build a house using reclaimed materials. Then put your house to the test in front of our Big Bad Wolf Fan!

Monday, July 10

Tuesday, July 11

Bridges

Join us as we construct bridges and test their strength and length using engineering techniques.

Monday, July 17

Tuesday, July 18

Flying Machines

How does wind help things fly? Find out as you test different kinds of flight.

Monday, July 24

Tuesday, July 25

Super Sun

Learn about the power of the sun and its impact on our lives.

Monday, August 14

Tuesday, August 15

Marvelous Moon

The moon is a familiar object in the night sky.  Learn about its features and create an artistic model of the moon to take home.

Monday, August 21

Tuesday, August 22

Space Explorer

Imagine possibilities for space exploration and build a model of your idea.

Monday, August 28

Tuesday, August 29

 

Saturday Classes (10-10:45am)

Saturday classes are located in the GROW Pavilion classroom in the GROW exhibit.

Brain Games

Test your brain power as you play games and learn how to keep this important organ safe.

Saturday, April 15

Plant Power

Discover the power of plants as they transform from seed to flower. Dissect a plant and prepare a seed to observe as it sprouts at home.

Saturday, May 13

Insects and Spiders

Explore insects and spiders that aren't so creepy, but a little crawly.  Learn the important roles they play in our world.

Saturday, June 17

Build it!

Inspired by the Three Little Pigs, build a house using reclaimed materials. Then put your house to the test in front of our Big Bad Wolf Fan!

Saturday, July 15

Super Sun

Learn about the power of the sun and its impact on our lives.

Saturday, August 19

 

Thursday Classes (6-6:45pm)

Thursday classes are located in the GROW meeting room on the first floor near the entrance to GROW.

Farm Animals

Learn about farm animals and the role that they play in food production.  Please let reservationist know of any food or animal allergies.

Thursday, June 1

Fruits and Veggies

Taste, dissect, and create art as you explore the world of fruits and veggies.  Please let reservationist know of any food allergies or dietary restrictions.

Thursday, June 8

Insects and Spiders

Explore insects and spiders that aren't so creepy, but a little crawly.  Learn the important roles they play in our world.

Thursday, June 15

Bats vs. Birds

Learn the similarities and differences between these flying animals, and how they help with pollination.

Thursday, June 22

Life Underground

Dig deep and discover plants, animals, and a few surprises that can be found underground.

Thursday, June 29

Plant Power

Discover the power of plants as they transform from seed to flower. Dissect a plant and prepare a seed to observe as it sprouts at home.

Thursday, July 6

Build it!

Inspired by the Three Little Pigs, build a house using reclaimed materials. Then put your house to the test in front of our Big Bad Wolf Fan!

Thursday, July 13

Bridges

Join us as we construct bridges and test their strength and length using engineering techniques.

Thursday, July 20

Flying Machines

How does wind help things fly? Find out as you test different kinds of flight.

Thursday, July 27

Marvelous Moon

The moon is a familiar object in the night sky.  Learn about its features and create an artistic model of the moon to take home.

Thursday, August 3

Super Sun

Learn about the power of the sun and its impact on our lives.

Thursday, August 10

 

To explore more with your young scientist visit our Discovery Room page!