Each Saturday is its own event. Sign up as for as many as you’d like!

Class sizes are limited and the sessions are filling up, so register today! All Encounters events are for ages 8-13. 

For inquiries, please email our Program Coordinator, Leah Inman: [email protected]


Ages 8-13    9 a.m.—Noon    $15 per Saturday

Upcoming Encounters:

September 21, 2019: Rube Goldberg Device

Create chain reactions with dominoes, ping pong balls, and recycled materials to solve challenges like knocking over a cup or closing a door. Engineering galore! We have lots of stuff to use, and feel free to bring any items you want to incorporate into the challenges.

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October 5, 2019: Eyes & Physics

Explore the world of vision from both the biology of the eye and the physics of light. How do we see? What do we see? We will end with a dissection of a sheep eye.

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November 23, 2019: Slime Science

Science can sometimes look magical, and magic actually involves a lot of science!  Come explore the chemistry and physics behind a variety of magic tricks. Lots of hands-on experiments.

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December 7, 2019: Classification

How are animals grouped? What makes a crustacean different from an insect? Learn about classification, then puzzle out riddles using the skills you’ve learned.

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