Science At The Mall: From The Land To The Sea!

The Jefferson Valley Mall is proud to announce our summer science program, Science At The Mall, From The Land To The Sea!

This program will inspire children in grades K - 5 about the wonders of our planet. Through hands on activities and real artifacts children will learn about the wonders of the earth. Classes will take place on Mondays from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM and on Tuesdays from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM.

Session layout:

Week 1

Monday 6/24/19 Earth Science Day:  We Bring The Museum To You!  Stations will be set up, different specimens and minerals will be set up on tables for students to explore, make and record scientific observations.

Tuesday 6/25/19 Earth Science Day:  We Bring The Museum To You!  Stations will be set up, different specimens and minerals will be set up on tables for students to explore, make and record scientific observations.

Week 2-

 Monday 7/1/19- Long Island Sound Day:  Stations will be set up, different artifacts and specimens from Long Island Sound will available for students to explore and make scientific observations.

Tuesday 7/2/19 Long Island Sound Day:  Stations will be set up, different artifacts and specimens from Long Island Sound will available for students to explore and make scientific observations.

Week 3

Monday 7/8/19- Fossil Hunting:  In this program, kids will have fun and learn digging dirt like a real paleonthologist.  They will also be able to touch, observe, weigh, measure and learn to identify fossils. 

Tuesday 7/9/19- Fossil Hunting:  In this program, kids will have fun and learn digging dirt like a real paleonthologist.  They will also be able to touch, observe, weigh, measure and learn to identify fossils. 

Week 4 –

Monday 7/15/18- Geology:  Got Rocks?  It's not a Rock, it's a Mineral! :  In this hands-on program, we bring real mineral specimens that kids will touch, observe, weigh, measure and learn to identify them.  They will experience the fun in mining out their own collection and take it home to extend learning. 

Tuesday 7/16/19- Geology:  Got Rocks?  It's not a Rock, it's a Mineral! :  In this hands-on program, we bring real mineral specimens that kids will touch, observe, weigh, measure and learn to identify them.  They will experience the fun in mining out their own collection and take it home to extend learning. 

Week 5

Monday - 7/22/19-Coral reefs & Sharks:  Stations will be set up, different artifacts from the coral reefs, will be set up on tables for students to explore and make scientific observations.

Tuesday: no Tuesday this week.

Week 6-

Monday 7/29/19- Bones in a box:  In this program, kids become young paleontologists! Each kid will put part of a  dinosaur skeleton together, and take it home to extend learning. They will also be able to touch real fossils and dinosaur bone replicas.

Tuesday  7/30/19- Bones in a box:  In this program, kids become young paleontologists! Each kid will put part of a  dinosaur skeleton together, and take it home to extend learning. They will also be able to touch real fossils and dinosaur bone replicas.

 

*Please note there will be no session on 7/23/19

Science at the mall