401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy
Des Moines, IA 50309
Pint Size Science and Toddler Edition classes are designed to reflect current brain research, which shows that academic learning is directly connected to emotion. Young children need a caring adult to share their early STEM experiences, and Pint Size Science classes provide opportunities for young children and their parent or caregiver to learn together. Classes are led by SCI’s Science Learning Team and feature hands-on activities to spark curiosity an wonder through play.
Pint Size Science
This interactive classroom experience offered September through May allows young explorers ages 3 to 5 to discover the world around them through fun, hands-on activities.
Class Times: Classes are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:15 am and 10:30 am. Classes last approximately 45 minutes. Registration opens August 6.
Pint Size Science: Toddler Edition
Toddler Edition classes use hands-on, sensory activites to engage young explorers ages 20 months to 3 in science topics.
Class Times: Toddler Edition classes are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:15 am. Classes last approximately 45 minutes. Registration opens August 6.
New for 2018-2019: Classes are set-up as a three-month series related to the same topic. Registration for all classes in a session is not required, though it is encouraged!
Classifying Creatures Series
Investigate real Iowa animals and what they need to survive. Learn about animal parts and how they can be sorted by their characteristics.
- Session 1: September 12 & 15
- Session 2: October 10 & 13
- Session 3: November 14 & 17
Exploring Engineering Series
Explore 3-D shapes and how they fit together to create structures. Use LEGO to participate in design challenges and use different types of measurement tools.
- Session 1: December 12 & 15
- Session 2: January 9 & 12
- Session 3: February 13 & 16
Bits and Bots Series
Discover cause and effect while learning about the fundamentals of programming. Be introduced to simple rovbotics and coding.
- Session 1: March 13 & 16
- Session 2: April 10 & 13
- Session 3: May 8 & 11
Pint Size Science classes are limited to 12 students per class. Registration for all classes in a session is not required, though it is encouraged! 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.