Program outline for the center's K-2 Program
“Hands-on science activities designed for children five to eight years of age enrolled in after school and child care programs"
Purpose: During this session the children will be given a quick preview of some of the fun activities that will be taking place during the next 8 weeks as well as participate in several activities that focus on:
Purpose: The children will be exploring the importance of the sun and its relationship to plants by:
Purpose: The activities in this session lead the children through a variety of experiences that focus on how:
Purpose: This session is designed to introduce and engage children in experiencing light and shadow&particularly how shadows change through movement, the angle of light and the surface they fall upon through a clever story and art activity as well as outdoor games and activities.
Purpose:This session provides four engaging activities, including theater arts and food preparation, which give the children the opportunity to:
Note: The activities in this session are ideal for rainy or cloudy days
Purpose:Through the creative activities of this session the children will explore how color effects the way we see and the way animals see. They also learn how animals use color for deception and protection.
Purpose: The experiment-based activities of this session give the children the opportunity to explore
Purpose: The activities of this session reinforce and elaborate on several of the concepts introduced in Session Five. They offer the children additional experiences related to: