Gene Lab
Gene Lab
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Great Rocket Challenge
Great Rocket Challenge
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Paper Bridge Challenge
Paper Bridge Challenge
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Molecule Mysteries
Molecule Mysteries
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Crime Lab
Crime Lab
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Collision Course
Collision Course
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Climate Change
Climate Change
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Chemical Reactions
Chemical Reactions
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Star Struck
Star Struck
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 What are stars, and how to astronomers study them? We’ll learn about the properties of stars, and what makes one of our Galaxy’s A-listers, the Sun, so …
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Kitchen Chemistry
Kitchen Chemistry
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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? …
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Great Rocket Challenge
Great Rocket Challenge
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Electromagnets
Electromagnets
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Ecosystems
Ecosystems
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Water You Up To?
Water You Up To?
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Sounds Alive!
Sounds Alive!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Solar System to Go
Solar System to Go
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Rock On!
Rock On!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Natural Disasters–Geology Edition!
Natural Disasters–Geology Edition!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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May the Force Be With You
May the Force Be With You
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Map-Quest!
Map-Quest!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Light Fantastic
Light Fantastic
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Electrical Circuits
Electrical Circuits
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Advanced Egg Drop
Advanced Egg Drop
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Weather Watchers
Weather Watchers
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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, …
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Use the Force!
Use the Force!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Flight School
Flight School
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Intro to Egg Drop
Intro to Egg Drop
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Adaptations and Senses
Adaptations and Senses
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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? …
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Slimeology
Slimeology
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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, …
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Sink and Float Science
Sink and Float Science
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Rock Stars
Rock Stars
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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, …
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Owl’s Dinner
Owl’s Dinner
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Building Blocks
Building Blocks
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Sound
Sound
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Shadow Detectives
Shadow Detectives
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Over the Moon
Over the Moon
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Marvelous Minibeasts
Marvelous Minibeasts
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Constellations
Constellations
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Amazing Adaptations
Amazing Adaptations
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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What Makes Weather?
What Makes Weather?
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Taking Out the Trash
Taking Out the Trash
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Space Kids
Space Kids
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Sink and Float
Sink and Float
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Motion Commotion
Motion Commotion
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Gravity Games
Gravity Games
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Float Your Boat
Float Your Boat
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Wild Weather
Wild Weather
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Teetering Towers
Teetering Towers
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Let’s Get Buggy
Let’s Get Buggy
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Learn about cricket clicks, chirps, and songs! Your students will learn all about crickets and why they are important to our environment. Students will also have an …
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I Want to Be an Astronaut
I Want to Be an Astronaut
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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