Pint Size Science

March 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Science Center of Iowa
401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy
Des Moines, IA 50309
SCI Members = $10 per child Non-members = $19 per child
SCI Sales Office
(515) 274-6868

Bring learning to life with your young explorer with Pint Size Science classes!

Led by an SCI Programs Team member, this interactive classroom experience allows young explorers ages 4-6 to discover the world around them through fun, hands-on activities they can share with a parent or caregiver.

Pint Size Science classes are held at 11:00 am.  (On Saturdays, a members-only class is offered at 9:00 am.)

SEPTEMBER 13 & 16: Butterfly Bonanza Investigate this fascinating insect’s life cycle, and learn about different kinds of butterflies from  around the world.

OCTOBER 11 & 14: Dino Bones Explore what it is like to be a paleontogist, and  learn what fossils can tell us about these prehistoric creatures.

NOVEMBER 8 & 11: Messin’ Around Did you know that art can be a science? Make some art, and explore the science behind it!

DECEMBER 13 & 16: Robokid Explore early coding skills, and design a  robot obstacle course.

JANUARY 10 & 13: Superhero Science Learn about the science behind the powers of your favorite superheroes. Then, discover your own powers!

FEBRUARY 7 & 10: Blast Off! Become an engineer as you learn different ways to engineer the best paper airplane.

MARCH 7 & 10: “Chompsaurus” Explore dinosaur teeth, and learn how  they used them.

APRIL 11 & 14: Water Wonders Investigate the strength of water and how important it is to our earth and us.

MAY 9 & 12: Backyard Safari Discover animals that live just out your back door, near your swing set or in your garden.


Pint Size Science classes are limited to 16 students per class, and Toddler Edition classes are limited to 12 students. Pre-registration is encouraged to reserve your spot.

To register or for more information, call the Sales Office at (515) 274-6868.

Pricing (Includes SCI admission for one child and one adult on the day of your class)

  • SCI Members = $10 per child
  • Non-members = $19 per child