Chippie's Sensational Science Labs
Become a not-so-mad scientist, conduct mind-boggling experiments and learn about the amazing world around us!
Are there budding young scientists in your household? Nurture the curious spirit of your preschoolers by enrolling them in Chippie's Sensational Science Labs, a new educational series for children aged 3 to 5. Inspired by Chippie, BCM's chipmunk mascot, these interactive monthly sessions will engage and entertain kids while teaching science basics, incorporating S.T.E.A.M. elements and age-appropriate experiments.
Chippie's Sensational Science Labs: Science Soup
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, 1 p.m.
From exploding soap to experiments with color, Behringer-Crawford Museum's "Chippie's Sensational Science Lab" at 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 2 will include a potpourri of mind-boggling projects for kids aged 3 to 5 and their parents.
The lab, one of a monthly series, will be offered both live at the museum and online. The live session will be limited to 10 people - kids must be accompanied by an adult, but BCM also offers supplies needed for the experiments for families participating from home.
The cost for the live "Science Soup" at the museum is $3 per child plus regular museum admission ($9 adults, $8 seniors, $5 for children 3-17 and free for BCM members). Virtual participation is $3 per child with supplies provided or $1 per child without supplies. Members can participate virtually for free.
To register, call 859-727-3935 by 5 p.m. Tuesday, August 25. Participants in the live session are required to wear face coverings and social distancing will be observed. A link for virtual participants will be provided upon registration. Supplies can be picked up at BCM between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1. A list of needed supplies will be available for families who prefer to furnish their own materials.
Chippie's Sensational Science Lab: Sink or Float
What makes things float? And others sink? Junior scientists are invited to learn about density and buoyancy in this fun "Chippie's Sensational Science Lab." Please subscribe to see more educational videos from Behringer-Crawford Museum at www.youtube/bcmuseum.