Science Saturdays

INFINITY Family Classes are designed for families with children ages 6-15 to explore different topics in science together. The cost for the classes includes admission to the science center and the 2-hour class for the registered participants. Adults  (18+) are $10, and children (6-15) are $20. Class sizes are limited to 25 (including adults). Children taking the classes must be accompanied by an adult. A non-refundable deposit is required with the registration.  Classes meet in our education wing from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

*Are you a Scout Leader? Need science badge requirements? Contact us to schedule a Scout Badge workshop (2-5 hours depending on the badge). 

 

September 1st:  Healthy Habitats

 Explore ecology, including pollution (air, water, and land) and endangered and invasive species. Registration is now open.

October 6th:  Rocketry (This class is now full)

 Come blast off with INFINITY Science Center! In this exciting program, participants will have a chance to build and launch their very own rocket! We will discover the science behind rocketry and how it's applied to space exploration while we explore Newton’s 3 Laws. Don't miss your chance to join us for liftoff! 

November 3rd:  Think Like an Engineer (This class is now full)

 Engineering is all around us. Do you have what it takes to be an engineer? Come discover the engineering design process and use it to solve a problem.   

December 1st:  Forensics 101 (Ground Water)

 Become a forensic scientist and help determine who is contaminating the local ground water. Use chemistry to identify the source of ground water toxicants. Registration is now open.

*December 22nd:  Christmas Chemistry (This is a special Science Saturday. Open to grades 6-12) 

 Basic chemistry and chemical reaction experiments with a special take-home ornament kids will decorate using a chemical reaction! Class is focused on demos and hands-on experiments to ignite curiosity and exploration of the science of chemistry. Registration is now open.

 

 2019

 

January 5th:  Forensics 102 (Litter Bug) - Each year Americans generate nearly 210 million tons of trash. That equates to four pounds of trash per person per day! Use forensic problem-solving skills to narrow down and determine who is littering the streets in the town of Bradley. Click here to register.

February 2nd:  Electricity(This meets the requirements for the BSA Electricity badge.) What is the difference between static and current electricity? Let’s explore circuits. Click here to register.

March 2nd:  Rocketry - Come blast off with Infinity Science Center! In this exciting program, participants will have a chance to build and launch their very own rocket! We will discover the science behind rocketry and how it's applied to space exploration while we explore Newton’s 3 Laws. Don't miss your chance to join us for liftoff! Click here to register.

April 6th:  Introduction to Cell Biology - a fun introduction to the hidden world and functions of cells, basics of plant and animal cells, and discussion about progress in cell and genetic research and discoveries that will impact our future. Learn how to extract DNA and examine your own cells under a microscope! Click here to register.

May 4th:  Meteorology and More - Learn how to predict and track weather patterns like a meteorologist! Learn the difference and importance of a storm warning and a storm watch. Learn how to be prepared for changing weather, including hurricanes. Dive in to citizen science and learn how you can help NASA scientists. Personal exhibit experience and hands on experience led by INFINITY's highly qualified educators.  Click here to register.

 

Want to schedule your own private class? Request your own Science Saturday! Classes available for booking include: Rocketry and Guided Dissection.

Must have 20 participants to book. Available Saturdays from October 13 - December 22.  Adults  (18+) are $10, and children (6-15) are $20. Class sizes are limited to 25 (including adults). Children taking the classes must be accompanied by an adult. Classes meet in our education wing from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Prices include general admission to INFINITY Science Center for the day. For more information contact Melissa Wedel at mwedel@visitinfinity.com.