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Early Explorers is our weekly themed story time for pre-K kids at the science center. Each week, we'll read a different book related to a STEAM concept and explorers will have the opportunity to complete an accompanying activity.
When: Every Monday morning at 9:30 am
Where: Eureka Theatre on the second floor of the science center
Cost: Included in the cost of general admission
Best for: Children 5 and under
March is Women's History Month! All stories will feature inspiring women who had a significant impact in the scientific community.
Date: Monday, March 6, 2023
Book: Little People, Big Dreams: Marie Curie
Author/Illustrator: Isabel Sanchez Vegara/Frau Isa
Activity: Early Explorers will learn about x-rays and make an "x-ray" of their own hand.
Date: Monday, March 13, 2023
Book: Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist
Author/Illustrator: Jess Keating/Marta Álvarez Miguéns
Activity: Early Explorers will make their own shark tooth necklace and learn about the different kinds of teeth sharks have. They will also get to see the jaw bone and teeth of a real
Date: Monday, March 20, 2023
Book: Mae Among the Stars
Author/Illustrator: Roda Ahmed/Stasia Burrington
Activity: Early Explorers will learn about constellations and make stars in a jar.
Date: Monday, March 27, 2023
Book: I am Jane Goodall
Author/Illustrator: Brad Meltzer/Christopher Eliopoulos
Activity: Early Explorers will learn the difference between great apes and monkeys then they will make a chimpanzee mask.