Discovery Days at the Long Island Explorium – This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Jan 15, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Cost $40.00

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Discovery Day Interactive Workshop -
Join in the STEM Adventure

Monday, January 15th, 2024 - 9 AM - 12 PM,
Martin Luther King Jr. School Holiday,

Discovery Day Workshop - STEM Adventure

On this special school holiday, the Explorium invites young scientists to explore the fascinating world of chemical reactions. This hands-on, exciting program is perfect for children in grades 2 through 6.

What's in store?

  • DIY Plastic Making: Discover the science of polymers by creating your very own plastic.
  • Understanding Diffusion: A fun, interactive lesson on how diffusion works.
  • Tie-Dye Magic: Roll up your sleeves for some colorful tie-dye action.

What Will Your Child Learn?

We're sparking curiosity and critical thinking. Your child will:

  • Develop map-reading skills for navigating the world.
  • Cultivate problem-solving skills through hands-on exploration.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of engineering principles.
  • Discover the science behind boats and buoyancy.

Event Details

  • Date: Monday, January 15th, 2023
  • Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Ages: 7 years old/ 2nd Grade to 5th Grade

Registration Details::

  • Cost: $40 per child (Limited to 20 kids)
  • Snack: Please pack a snack for your child.

Don't miss this opportunity for your child to embark on a journey of discovery, learning, and fun at Long Island Explorium! Spaces are limited, so register now to secure your child's spot.

Prepare for an adventure-filled day of STEM activities that your child will treasure for a lifetime!

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Space is limited to 20 students for maximum interaction. Register now.

All registration fees are non-refundable but can be credited toward future events based on availability with 4 days advance notice.  

Workshops are subject to registration numbers.

Current Long Island Explorium Members Only

Click here to get your exclusive Member discount code of 5% off workshop.  

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This code is only for use with active and current Long Island Explorium Members. 

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Founded in 2005, the Long Island Explorium is committed to the development of programs and exhibits deeply rooted in research and evidence-based practice. Our programs are aligned with NYSSLS, ELA, Math and Social Studies Standards.

These events are organized by the Long Island Explorium, and provided free of charge in our support of children and STEM enrichment. If you would like to support this or any of our program, please consider a donation of $10 to the Explorium by visiting our Support Page 

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The location

The Long Island Explorium is a leading non-profit organization in STEM education with a mission to foster innovative thinking, build confidence, and promote teamwork among future generations. Our unique curriculum, exhibits, and educational approach is designed to spark creative solutions and encourage a "fail forward" mindset. As Long Island's premier family maker space, we host the annual Maker Faire Long Island, further solidifying our position as a leading innovator in STEM education and discovery.

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