Kindergarten - Grade 3

Kindergarten

Bubble Fun - 1 hour

This program has been refreshed for this year. Can you blow the biggest bubble? Student 'bubbleologists' use everyday tools to create amazing bubble masterpieces and discover the science of bubbles through hands-on experiments.

Powerful Patterns - 1 hour

This program has a new format for this year. Be amazed by the power of patterns! Students will find patterns in objects all around us, explore patterning in math and create their own patterns using a variety of instruments and materials.

Chilling Out - 1 hour

Get ready for some cool science! Students will explore the ways in which humans and animals prepare themselves for cold weather. We also make a tasty cool treat using liquid nitrogen. 

*Allergy Alert:
Ice cream - homogenized milk, whipping cream, sugar, vanilla extract, ice cream cones.rade 1

Bubble Bubble - 1 hour

This program has been refreshed for this year. Can you make a cube-shaped bubble? Student 'bubbleologists' investigate the secrets of bubbles. Using a variety of tools, they will explore the shapes and colours of bubbles and challenge themselves to blow bubbles of exactly the right size to create bubble pictures. 

Topic Connections: creating colour, building things, math - geometry

Chilling Out - 1 hour 

This program has been recently enhanced! How do polar bears stay warm in the cold Arctic climate? Students discover some heat keeping secrets and investigate how different animals react to changes in temperature. We also make a tasty cool treat using liquid nitrogen. 

*Allergy Alert: 
Ice cream - homogenized milk, whipping cream, sugar, vanilla extract, ice cream cones.    

Topic Connections: seasonal changes, needs of animals and plants

Colour Light - 1 hour 

What is colour and how do we see it? Students discover the spectrum that makes up white light and experiment with colour mixing and separation. 

Topic Connections: creating colour

NEW! Building It!

Can you build it?!

Topic Connections: building things

Sensational Senses - 1 hour

Our five senses give us the ability to interpret and interact with the world around us. Students will tickle each sense through a variety of experiments, including learning the letter of their name in Braille, listening to a wordless story, and making a hot popping treat. 

*Allergy Alert:
'Jelly Belly' jelly beans - do not contain nuts. However, they are produced in a plant that processes peanuts, which may be a concern for those with severe allergies. Jelly Belly's do not contain gelatin, but do have beeswax. Popcorn - popcorn kernels, salt, butter/margarine.   

Topic Connections: senses

Grade 2

Boats & Floats - 1 hour

This program has been enhanced! Ahoy Mateys! Captain Clancy Buoy Ancy has found some treasure and needs help loading his boat! Students will learn the basics of buoyancy and density as they build the Captain a boat to safely transport his loot. 

Topic Connections: buoyancy and boats

Chilling Out - 1 hour 

What keeps hot things hot and cold things cold? Students explore the ins and outs of insulation and experiment with the effect of heat on cold air molecules. We also make a tasty cool treat using liquid nitrogen. 

*Allergy Alert: Ice cream - homogenized milk, whipping cream, sugar, vanilla extract, ice cream cones.  

Topic Connections: hot and cold temperatures

Splish Splash - 1 hour 

Get your students' feet wet in a program all about liquids. Race different kinds of liquids, compare liquid densities and investigate the water cycle. This presentation will quench your students' thirst for knowledge. 

Topic Connections: exploring liquids

Magnetic Marvels - 1 hour

What is attracted to a magnet and what is not? Students explore magnetic forces, observe magnetic fields and build a magnetic levitator to take home. 

Topic Connections: magnetism

Grade 3 

Gravel, Grit & Grime - 1 hour

How is graphite different from hematite? As geologists, students learn to identify minerals through observation and testing. They will also examine a variety of rocks to understand their formation. 

Topic Connections: rocks & minerals

Simple Machines - 1 hour 

How can you make a structure strong? As engineers, students construct model machines using 'LEGO Technic Kits' and design solutions to mechanical problems. 

Topic Connections: building with a variety of minerals, testing materials and designs

Sounds Around - 1 hour 

Can we make noise in outer space? Students explore how sound travels and how it is heard. They learn about sound waves and observe the pitch and volume of their voices on an oscilloscope. 

Topic Connections: hearing and sound

Thrill Rides - 1.5 hours
*Surcharge 

Can your team build an exciting ride with the required loops, curves and drops? Students explore the science of design, construction and testing as they build a roller coaster. 

Topic Connections: building with a variety of materials, testing materials and designs.