Children Ages 3-7

Keeping up with the new learning focus of integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math, we have transformed our Discovery Days program into our newest early learner program, S.T.E.A.M. Geared for ages 3-7. On select Wednesdays, early learners will create a piece of art that allows them to explore, investigate and understand scientific concepts. Pre-registration and program fee required to participate. Call (757) 385-0310 or email jlhill@virginiaaquarium.com for information or to register.

Registration Information

Location: Marsh Pavilion

Time: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cost: $5 Members, $7 Non-members (Registration required)

Contact: Jennifer Hill

Email: jlhill@virginiaaquarium.com

Phone: (757) 385–0310

Geared for ages 3–7 and focused on integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. During each program, early learners will create a piece of art that allows them to explore, investigate and understand scientific concepts.

Dates: Select Wednesdays: March 8, 22; April 12, 26; May 10, 24.


Creatures of the Deep

March 8 | Discovery Room
Come learn how water pressure affects animals living at the bottom of the ocean through hands on experiments and use water pressure to create a piece of art.


Taking Flight

March 22 | Discovery Room
Air is more powerful than most people think. Join us for air pressure experiments and lessons about flight while you make an air cannon to take home.


Defend and Protect

April 12 | Discovery Room
Learn how animals protect themselves from predators while designing and building a case that will protect an egg when falling from a height.


Melting Point

April 26 | Discovery Room
All substances change phases if they get hot enough. Come investigate melting point while creating an art piece using melted crayons.


The Importance of Oxygen

May 10 | Discovery Room
Join us for experiments to discover how animals like jellies, fish, and humans obtain oxygen and make your own lung model to take home.


Magnets

May 24 | Discovery Room
Come learn the importance of magnets while building your own electromagnet.