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Children’s Science Programs @ Hornsby Library

2022-03-07 16:30:00 2022-03-28 17:30:00 Australia/Sydney Children’s Science Programs @ Hornsby Library A series of interactive science programs presented by the Children’s Discovery Museum. Children will develop ideas and skills that will... Australia Sean O'Hagan sohagan@hornsby.nsw.gov.au
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Event cost: $60

A series of interactive science programs presented by the Children’s Discovery Museum. Children will develop ideas and skills that will inspire further scientific exploration, discovery and learning.

The Junior Science Club
A four week program aimed for 6 to 8 years young scientists presented by the Children’s Discovery Museum. Participants will be able to learn and explore themes from different branches of science through numerous practical experiments

Session 1: All About Plants
Explore the fascinating world of plants as you create a leaf rubbing, press flowers and leaves, and design a plant growth experiment to continue your living things discoveries at home.

Monday 7 March, 4.30-5.30

Session 2: Balancing the Improbable
Explore the science of balancing through a series of ‘centre of mass’ experiments, and make your own gravity-defying Wacky Wobbler to continue your balanced discoveries at home.

Monday 14 March, 4.30-5.30

Session 3: Magic Magnets
Discover which materials cannot escape a magnet’s powers of attraction, and make a magnetic fishing game to continue your magnetic discoveries at home.

Monday 21 March, 4.30-5.30

Session 4: Wind Things
Explore the science of flight through a series of construction activities, including a working model wing, a whirligig and a paper plane to continue your wind-powered explorations at home.

Monday 28 March, 4.30-5.30

Location: Hornsby Library, 28-44 George Street, Hornsby
Ages: Strictly 6-8 years. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost: $60 for the 4 week program
Limit: 25 children Bookings: online at Hornsby Library or at any Hornsby Shire Library Branch

junior science club
Hornsby Library, 28-44 George St, Hornsby