The Jefferson Valley Mall is proud to announce our weekly after school science program, Science At The Mall, From The Land To The Sea!
This 11 week program will inspire children 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 - 5:30 and are best suited for students in grades K - 5.
Week 1- 3/4/19 Minerals of India & Africa: Stations will be set up with different specimens and minerals from Africa. Kids will be able to identify, explore, record and make scientific observations.
Week 2- 3/11/19 Magnetism: Kids will learn about magnets and conduct experiments and make observations.
Week 3- 3/18/19 Sounds Fishy2!: In this program, kids will learn about different fish and make observations of real fish.
Week 4- 3/2519 Minerals of South America: Stations will be set up with different specimens and minerals from South America. Kids will be able to identify, explore, record and make scientific observations.
Week 5- 4/1/19 Fossil Hunting shark teeth: In this program, kids will have fun and learn digging dirt like a real paleontologist. They will also be able to touch, observe, weigh, measure and learn to identify shark fossils.
Week 6- 4/8/19. Turtles: Kids will be able to touch and make scientific observations with real artifacts of these amazing animals.
Week 7- 4/15/19 Whales & Dolphins: Kids will learn about these amazing marine mammals. They will be able to touch and make observations of replica artifacts from whales. Learn about the real whale that was made into legend by Herman Melville.
Week 8- 4/22/19- Biodiversity/ Earth Day: Kids will create their own biodiversity boards of Long Island sound. Using dried materials from the beaches of Long Island sound. They will also be able to make scientific observations.
Week 9- 4/29/19- 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 10- 5/6/19 Density, sink or float: Students will learn about what makes objects sink or float. They will conduct experiments and make scientific observations.
Week 11- 5/13/19- .Build a Boat: Kids will design and build a small wooden boat with or without a sail.