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Children's Science Classes for Members Playing with Geometry

For Immediate Release:
March 01, 2008

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Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367
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Children's Science Classes for Members Playing with Geometry

Sunday, March 16



Send your favorite kid to some cool science classes! Classes described below are for members of the Exploratorium at $30 each. Sign up online at www.exploratorium.edu/membership/classes.html. Questions? Please call (415) 561-0302 or email member@exploratorium.edu. The schedule is as follows:

Ages 3-4 with an Adult Companion
2-3pm
Round-n-Round

Bubbles, hula-hoops, and balls -- they are all shaped like circles. We will explore everything about circles in this class. Please bring in your favorite circle object from home for show-and-tell.

Ages 5-6
2-4pm
Messing with Mirrors

Come with play with mirrors and see the world reflected in funny and exciting ways. We’ll use our new geometry exhibits as a jumping off point for our own explorations of light and reflection.

Ages 7-9
2-4pm
Tessellation Station

Come use math to make amazing art. We will better understand our three-dimensional tessellating exhibit by making our own two-dimensional tessellating art.

Ages 10-12
2-4pm
Patterns, Math, and Nature

Explore deeper the science behind our more complex geometry exhibits and learn how mathematics influences patterns and shapes in nature.

 


Hours of Operation & New Evening Hours
Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm;  every Thursday evening adults only (ages 18 and up) 6pm-10pm.

Admission
$29 for adults, with lower rates for SF Bay Area residents, youth, seniors, students, teachers and the disabled. Tickets available at the door and advance tickets available online at www.exploratorium.edu/visit/tickets.

Getting Here
The Exploratorium is easily accessible by public transit. Convenient parking is available nearby. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit/location-directions

About the Exploratorium
The Exploratorium is the global leader in informal learning, igniting curiosity and inspiring creativity in people of all ages. The world-renowned science museum creates original, interactive exhibits, on display at more than 1,000 science centers, museums and public spaces around the world. Dedicated to education reform in and out of the classroom, the Exploratorium is a premier professional development center for educators and a creator of award-winning educational resources. Since 1969, the Exploratorium has influenced generations of entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, teachers, students, children, museum professionals and everyday doers, reaching nearly 180 million people annually from around the globe. On April 17, 2013, the Exploratorium opened at Pier 15 in the heart of San Francisco's Embarcadero, where it will celebrate a new era of experiences that encourage critical thinking and awaken wonder for generations to come. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit.

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Contact Us:
Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367