New Early Childhood Program!

Introducing Preschool Science Series, the perfect program for your young scientist! Preschool age children and their adult partner will explore, investigate, and do science together.  Each session features a different topic, so you will want to attend often!

Dates: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Mondays of the month. Call reservations to confirm.

Time: 10-11am

Reservations: $5 per person (adult or child). Space is limited, so call 314.289.4424 to reserve your tickets. One adult per 4 children required.

Upcoming Sessions: 

Build it! Test it! Fix it!
Monday, October 13, 10–11am
Life Science Lab Classroom – 1st Floor
Using the story of the Three Little Pigs, build a house using reclaimed materials.  Then put your house to the test in front of our Wolf Fan to see if he can blow your house down! 

To the Moon!
Monday, October 20, 10–11am
James S. McDonnell Planetarium
Explore the moon through your own model creation you can take home!

Geology Rocks!
Monday, October 27, 10–11am
Dana Brown Fossil Prep Lab – Lower Level
Discover what the earth is made of and engage in hands-on activities.

Color Stories
Monday, November 10, 10–11am
Life Science Lab Classroom – 1st Floor
Listen to White Rabbit's Color Book about a curious rabbit who plays with buckets of paint and experiment with mixing your own colors

Star Stories
Monday, November 17, 10–11am
James S. McDonnell Planetarium
Experience a guided star story told in the Planetarium's Star Bay and create your own star story to take home.

Dino Stories
Monday, November 24, 10–11am
Dana Brown Fossil Prep Lab – Lower Level
Read a great dinosaur story and enjoy interactive activities.

Animal Adaptations
Monday, December 8, 10–11am 
Life Science Lab Classroom – 1st Floor
Learn about frog and cockroach adaptations through hands-on activities

5 Senses
Monday, December 15, 10–11am 
Life Science Lab Classroom – 1st Floor
Explore your 5 senses through 5 fun, hands on activities.  Please be aware that there will be items to taste, and you should notify the instructor if any participants have food allergies.

Dino Adaptations
Monday, December 22, 10–11am 
Dana Brown Fossil Prep Lab – Lower Level
Investigate dinosaurs and hypothesize about their unique features as you engage in hands-on activities.