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Outreach (Science4U)

The Outreach (Science4U) program provides hands-on programming in an exciting mix of traveling labs, demonstrations, assemblies and festivals delivered directly to your location! You choose the program, time and place that fits your needs.

Labs

Labs are hands-on interactive workshops designed to motivate groups to ask questions, solve problems and explore science concepts. Led by Science Central's trained staff, they are a great introduction or follow-up to a particular topic of study. 

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Demonstrations

Demonstrations are exciting, entertaining and educational audience participation sessions (30 minutes) designed to peak curiosity about a particular topic. Concepts are modified appropriately for age and audience.

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Afterschool Enrichment

Science Central offers hands-on science-based workshops for after-school programs. Each session meets once a week for up to four weeks and is geared toward the participants' age level and needs. Workshops are led by two qualified and experienced staff for up to 32 participants for a one-hour session.

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Family Fun Fest


This self-guided festival can be a day or evening event. It is perfect for a science fair, carnival, parent night or for any large group event. Family Fun Fest includes 6-8 table-top activities in a free flow format, and promotes parent-child interactions. A Science Central educator will train your volunteers to run the activities. You provide the volunteers and participants, and Science Central will provide the rest.

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Exploration Stations

This staff-guided program makes an excellent day time activity for an entire grade, school or group. You provide the volunteers and the students, and Science Central provides the rest. The exploration includes stations with fun educational hands-on tabletop activities. In a structured format, groups of no more than 100 students rotate through the stations per hour. Call for more details and specific pricing.

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Tabletop ActivitiesChildren using microscopes

Tabletop Science Activities are single activity workstations that permit exploration of individual applied science concepts. They are a great way to reinforce textbook concepts and nurture understanding through hands-on participation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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StarLab

Let Science Central bring a planetarium to your school or special event! The Starlab is a portable teaching environment that can be brought right into your classroom. Science Central will bring a digital projection system, which includes a handicapped-accessible inflatable dome, computer and projector. The program is guided by a Science Central educator and is approximately 30 minutes in length.

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Outreach To Space LogoOutreach to Space

Outreach to Space allows a location to be converted into a home base for science exploration. 10-12 interactive exhibits, designed and built by San Francisco's famed Exploratorium, are guaranteed to inspire minds from ages 2-102 as they discover astronomy, space travel and so much more. Outreach to Space exhibits are ideal for fairs, festivals, libraries, and many other community-based events.

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Senior Science

Hands-on science is fun whether you are 2 or 102. Senior Science4U is geared for more mature audiences who want to keep their minds sharp and continue their science learning!

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