Gene Lab
Gene Lab
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Learn about the genetic code that determines our features and join us on the Dragon Reserve and Conservation Operation (DRACO) to breed your own dragon! We’ll learn the difference between a …
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Great Rocket Challenge
Great Rocket Challenge
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Students compete in a design challenge to bid on a NASA rocket contract, complete with test launch! Plan, budget, build, and test a rocket to see which team has what it …
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Paper Bridge Challenge
Paper Bridge Challenge
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. A bridge-building challenge? The suspension is killing us! We all know that bridges often need to carry tons of weight—literally. Your students have a challenge: using only paper, create a bridge …
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Molecule Mysteries
Molecule Mysteries
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. What do chemists have in common with detectives? They have to look for distinct patterns in order to identify what they are observing. How can we see things that are microscopic, …
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Crime Lab
Crime Lab
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Your class will become a crack forensics team! We will observe the scene of a theft and learn about three suspects before testing evidence in this fun and engaging stations-based lab …
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Collision Course
Collision Course
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. From cars to cosmic collisions, there’s a lot we can learn from two objects moving against each other. We’ll learn forces, motion, acceleration, and collisions through the use of Pocket Labs, …
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Climate Change
Climate Change
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. We hear a lot about climate change, but what does it really mean? What causes it, why should we care, and how can we help? Students will investigate renewable and non-renewable …
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Chemical Reactions
Chemical Reactions
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. What is a chemical reaction, and how can we test to see if a reaction has taken place? We will conduct pH tests of household substances and observe how a chemical …
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Kitchen Chemistry
Kitchen Chemistry
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Can you think of a more fun way to learn about the properties of matter while practicing measurement skills than by mixing up a batch of oobleck? We’ll explore what chemistry …
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Great Rocket Challenge
Great Rocket Challenge
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Students compete in a design challenge to bid on a NASA rocket contract, complete with test launch! Plan, budget, build, and test a rocket to see which team has what it …
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Electromagnets
Electromagnets
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Electricity—watt’s cooler than that? We’ll begin with an introduction to electricity, learning about atoms and electrons, and demonstrate the invisible force at work. Then we’ll see how magnetism correlates with electricity. …
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Ecosystems
Ecosystems
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. What is an ecosystem exactly, and what can we expect to find there? We will begin with a discussion about plants, what they need to survive, and how this forms a …
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Water You Up To?
Water You Up To?
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Water is all around us, and has a powerful effect on our planet. Sometimes that effect can be sudden (hurricanes, floods, mudslides, blizzards), and sometimes it can be gradual (erosion, glaciers, …
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Sounds Alive!
Sounds Alive!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Make some noise! Hearing is the ability to perceive sound by detecting vibrations. But what is the connection between vibration and sound? We’ll use simple detectors and various sound-making objects to …
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Solar System to Go
Solar System to Go
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Let us take your students on a journey as they create a take-home model of our solar system. We’ll point out the coolest, hottest, and most surprising planetary landmarks along the …
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Rock On!
Rock On!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. We’ll dig into Earth’s geological history and learn about the rock cycle and erosion. We’ll use observable features such as color, texture, and magnetism to identify 16 different mystery rocks. We’ll …
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Natural Disasters–Geology Edition!
Natural Disasters–Geology Edition!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Ever heard of Pangea? We’ll go back in time to learn about the moving plates that have shaped the continents we know today. We’ll learn what happens when plates move against …
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May the Force Be With You
May the Force Be With You
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. This IS the learning lab you seek! Learn about forces and motion and how Newton’s Laws of Motion work in the everyday world. Start with an investigation of the laws and …
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Map-Quest!
Map-Quest!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Join us on a team-oriented adventure! We’ll discuss the importance and features of maps, and why they are so important to navigators. After making a basic map of the Earth, we …
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Light Fantastic
Light Fantastic
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. This lab is all about light and how we see (and don’t see) it! See what happens when colors mix, learn about forms of light, the light spectrum, prisms, filters, lenses, …
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Electrical Circuits
Electrical Circuits
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. We use electricity all the time, but what is it really? We’ll learn how to define electricity, where it comes from, and how it works, and different types of electricity, with …
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Advanced Egg Drop
Advanced Egg Drop
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. You can’t engineer an omelette without breaking a few eggs. Can you figure out the best design solution for a problem? Your students will be given a set of solutions to …
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Weather Watchers
Weather Watchers
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Bring the outdoors in with this engaging lab designed to inspire your students to think about and observe weather. We’ll learn about different kinds of weather, climates, and how we measure …
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Use the Force!
Use the Force!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. A magician never reveals their secrets…but a scientist does! Come learn about the Laws of Motion, which reveal the secrets to how all our motion works.  Use forces to predict the …
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Flight School
Flight School
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Join us for a fun lesson in the principles of flight! We’ll make paper gliders and launch pop fizz rockets and observe the different forces acting upon them. We’ll test the …
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Intro to Egg Drop
Intro to Egg Drop
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Keep an egg safe on its 20-foot journey to the ground? Easy. Landing safely on the ground? That can be a little bit trickier. You challenge? Design and build a unique …
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Adaptations and Senses
Adaptations and Senses
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Most of us can name our five senses, and what they allow us to do, but did you know that animals have some senses that humans don’t? We’ll discuss behavioral and …
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Slimeology
Slimeology
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Ready to make a mess? Join us in discovering the magic of non-Newtonian fluids and physical changes! We'll explore different states of matter, make observations of oobleck, and make slime to …
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Sink and Float Science
Sink and Float Science
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Why do some things float while other things sink? Your students’ challenge is to figure out what materials are best suited to make a model boat. Using a variety of materials, …
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Rock Stars
Rock Stars
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Get “down to earth” as students test an assortment of rocks to classify them and learn about Earth’s geological history. Students will study features including color, texture, and magnetism to determine …
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Owl’s Dinner
Owl’s Dinner
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. This lab is a hoot! What do animals need to survive? We will learn about habitats, and how animals make sure where they live gives them what they need. We will …
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Building Blocks
Building Blocks
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Here's a challenge-using the same set of materials, can your students make two different objects?  In this program, they will become engineers and and try to complete a series of challenges …
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Sound
Sound
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. In this fun and engaging station-based class, we’ll learn all about sound waves, how we detect them, and how instruments can demonstrate vibration and pitch change. We’ll experiment with a tuning …
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Shadow Detectives
Shadow Detectives
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Students explore light and shadows as they observe patterns of the Sun. Students will investigate how different materials interact with light and play a game to see what opaque, translucent, and …
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Over the Moon
Over the Moon
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Does the Moon shine, or is it simply reflective? Does it change shape, or is it in shadow? Your students will be over the moon as they learn all about our …
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Marvelous Minibeasts
Marvelous Minibeasts
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Despite their size, the world of insects is actually quite large. In this class, students become entomologists and learn about what body parts make up insects and some of their close …
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Constellations
Constellations
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. Your students will learn about the night sky in our planetarium and then make constellations of their own. Learn about the history of constellations and how to create your own star …
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Amazing Adaptations
Amazing Adaptations
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 x127. We’ll learn what adaptations are and that plants and animals have different adaptations to help them survive, including a discussion of different senses and life cycles. We’ll use hands-on sensory boxes …
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What Makes Weather?
What Makes Weather?
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Your forecast for today includes fun! We'll observe the weather outside today and learn about the features that tell us what it might be tomorrow. We'll talk about seasonal weather …
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Taking Out the Trash
Taking Out the Trash
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Everyone talks about recycling, but who really knows how it’s done or why it matters? Students will learn about where our garbage goes and play a game to see how …
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Space Kids
Space Kids
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Things work differently in space than here on Earth. Students will learn how gravity (and lack thereof!) affects objects. Learn all about the force of gravity and how astronauts have …
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Sink and Float
Sink and Float
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 How did people learn how to travel over water? Your students will find out as they test different materials to see what sinks and what floats. Students will build and …
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Motion Commotion
Motion Commotion
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Students will learn about forces and practice using different forces to change the motion of a toy car. Students will use pushes and pulls as well as tools to create …
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Gravity Games
Gravity Games
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Investigate how objects move by racing to the end of your very own slide! Students will work together to discover how gravity affects falling objects  and think about how to …
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Float Your Boat
Float Your Boat
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Why do some objects sink and some objects float? Your students will find out as they make predictions and test different materials to see what sinks and what floats. Students …
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Wild Weather
Wild Weather
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Follow the life cycle of a cloud as it experiences the entire water cycle, and make your own model cloud. Learn how to measure water and make your own rain …
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Teetering Towers
Teetering Towers
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 We all know the story of the Three Little Pigs…each of them build their houses out of a different material. We’ll find out what would have happened to their houses …
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Let’s Get Buggy
Let’s Get Buggy
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Learn about crickets, bees, and butterflies! Your students will learn all about crickets and why pollinators like bees and butterflies are important to our environment. Students will create pollinator flowers …
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I Want to Be an Astronaut
I Want to Be an Astronaut
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 127 Learn how astronauts live and work in space. Learn about gravity and how rockets launch astronauts and their cargo into space. Students will make a twirly spacecraft and we will …
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