Ages 3-5 years

Pint-Sized Science is a drop-off program designed for children ages 3-5 to explore science with their friends. During this three-hour program, they will discover and learn about a range of science topics, from bubbles to physics to machines and gears! They will be guided through simple lessons accompanied by hands-on activities and science-infused play.

This is a child-only program. Children must be independently toilet-trained to participate in this program. Please ensure your child comes prepared with a snack as it will not be provided.

Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and program starts promptly at 9:00 a.m

 

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Program Information

1 Program = One 3-hour session

All program times: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

Fees

Member Program Fee – $45

Non-Member Program Fee – $55

Per one child for one program session.

 

Member Semester Bundle – $320

Non-Member Semester Bundle – $400

Per one child for all Fall Semester program sessions.

 

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Descriptions – Fall 2018

Story Time – Eric Carle

September 14th

Get ready to dive into the world of Eric Carle and his friends as we explore the science and art behind stories, such as The Grouchy Ladybug, the Very Hungry Caterpillar, and The Mixed-Up Chameleon.

 

Creepy Crawlies

September 28th

Don’t squish that bug! Even though they give many people the heebie-geebies, bugs play all kinds of important roles in our lives and our world. Come learn all about the awesome ways they contribute to our planet!

 

Up, Up, and Away!

October 12th

Soaring through the sky are all kinds of awesome forms of transportation, and you’ve probably experienced one first hand! Come discover the science behind how these planes, helicopters, and rockets are able to fly through the sky!

 

Spooky Science

October 26th

Ghosts, goblins, and ghouls oh my! Join us as we discover the science behind some spooky things – like gooey slime, eerie fog, and dancing skeletons!

 

Who’s Gross? We Are!

November 9th

You’re body has a lot of working parts that keep you healthy, and some might even make you say, “Ewwwww!” Come get grossed out as we learn about the cool things that occur inside your human body and how these and other body parts that allow your amazing human body to move, think, and live!

 

Kitchen Chemistry

November 30th

Did you know your kitchen is a secret chemistry lab? Grab a pair of goggles and a lab coat and get ready to create mixtures, solutions, and reactions using everyday things from the kitchen!

 

My World Changes

December 7th

Spring, summer, fall and winter – the seasons bring beautiful changes to Earth. Come discover the science behind why these changes occur, as well as the unique events that can occur during each season.

 

Winter Science

December 14th

Come unlock the mysteries behind “cool science” as we explore and experiment with the fascinating physical and chemical properties of ice, snow, liquid nitrogen, and more!

 

Descriptions – Spring 2019

Dinosaur Roar

February 8th

Come explore the lives of all kinds of dinosaurs from the great Tyrannosaurs Rex to the humble Brachiosaurus! Discover how they moved, what they ate, and how they spent their days roaming the earth.

 

Little Bits and Bots

February 22nd

Come make some new friends with Code-A-Pillar, Dash, and Ozobot as we explore the not-so-scary world of robotics and computer science!

 

Story Time – Dr. Seuss

March 8th

One book, two books, three books galore! Come along and explore the science behind three popular Dr. Seuss books – Horton Hears a Who, Bartholomew and the Oobleck, and The Lorax.

 

Out Of This World

March 15th

3…2…1 – BLAST OFF! Climb aboard our space shuttle as we rocket to The Moon, roar by all eight planets, and say hello to The Sun and his starry friends!

 

Can We Build it? Yes We Can!

April 12th

When you’ve got a problem, how do you solve it? Welcome to the world of Engineers, where you’ll practice problem-solving, communication, and teamwork to solve some pretty tricky (but fun!) design problems.

 

Our Home Planet

April 26th

Our home planet, Earth, is home to a number of plants and animals that make it the perfect place to live in our galaxy. Join us as we investigate what makes our planet so unique, and what we can do to keep it beautiful and healthy for as long as possible!

 

Amazing Animal Lives

May 10th

Ever wonder how some animals change and shift as they grow? Come along and explore the life cycles of a butterfly, frog, and duck, and experience the magical transformations that occur for each!

 

Pop, Pop, POP!

May 24th

Bubbles are a physical wonder, and can be found in more places than just your bubble bath! Explore what makes up these perfect spheres, the numerous places they exist, and what they can tell you about a chemical reaction!

 

For more information, please call our Reservations Office at  407.514.2112 or email classes@osc.org.

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