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: May 24; June 7, 14, 21, 28; July 5, 12, 19, 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23.


Magnets

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


Pollinators

June 7 & 14 | Discovery Room / Marsh Pavilion
Join us for activities to learn about pollination and construct your own bee hotel to attract pollinators to your yard.


Solar Power

June 21 & 28 | Bay & Ocean Pavilion
The sun provides light to the earth. Learn how different organisms use the sun’s light while we capture the light of the sun to take a picture with a pin-hole camera that you build.


What’s in that rock?

July 5 & 12 | Bay & Ocean Pavilion
Learn how to create your own archaeological dig site and discover fossils and geodes inside the rocks we find.


Sustained Wind

July 19 & 26 | Bay & Ocean Pavilion
Join us for wind experiments and learn how a hurricane is created while engineering a building that can sustain hurricane force winds.


Alternative Energy

August 2 & 9 | Bay & Ocean Pavilion
Learn about reusable energy sources while creating a generator that uses wind to light up a small light.


How does my brain work?

August 16 & 23 | Bay & Ocean Pavilion
Join us for activities and experiments about how your brain works by using electrical impulses.