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PHASES OF THE MOON
Pre-K - 1st Science Center Visit:
(1 1/2 hrs)
$8 per student
Max: 50 Students

Visit Your Site: (1hr)   $235 first presentation
$200 each for additional on same day
Max: 25 Students

Is the moon made of green cheese?  Join us for this innovative program and find out the answer to this question.  Using a spotlight to simulate the sun, students playact while they create the phases of the moon.  After reading a story the participants make their own chart from new moon to full moon.  The program culminates with making their favorite moon phases on cookies using vanilla icing, and then enjoying the consumption of their creation.

 

DINOSAUR DIMENSIONS (Paleontology)        Supported by Drs. Miller & Gruber, DDS, Dentist for Kidz!
Pre-K - 4th Science Center Visit:
(1 1/2 hrs)
$8 per student
Max: 50 Students

Visit Your Site: (1hr)   $235 first presentation
$200 each for additional on same day
Max: 25 Students

How big were the dinosaurs?  Did the dinosaurs care for their young? Students interpret data and formulate hypotheses as they view slides featuring Museum of the Rockies original art work and compare dinosaur nest eggs, teeth, gait and footprints.  Each child makes a replica of a dinosaur tooth.  Wall or screen needed to show slides.

 

METEOROLOGY "Storm Watch"
1st- 6th Science Center Visit:
(1 1/2 hrs)
$8 per student
Max: 50 Students

Visit Your Site: (1hr)   $235 first presentation
$200 each for additional on same day
Max: 25 Students

All students will explore the adventures of weather by handling weather instruments.  Learn how clouds form, identify cloud formations and the weather they predict, watch a tornado spin, and make a anemometer to take home.  Grade 4th- 6th will also track a hurricane by plotting latitude and longitude, wind speed and direction, and predicting the pattern of the storm. 

 

STARLAB
Pre-K - 12th Science Center Visit:
(1 1/2 hrs)
$8 per student
Max: 50 Students

Visit Your Site: (1hr)   $250 first presentation
$200 each for additional on same day
Max: 25 Students

In this inflatable planetarium, students explore the night sky and learn to recognize and name constellations.  Ancient folklore and its connection to navigation is shared with the group.  Greek, Roman, or Native American stories are available.  (Room requirements: 18'x24', ceiling height 10 1/2').  An optional age appropriate activity is available for an additional fee.  StarLab is available for rent to qualified teachers, call for information.

 

ROCK CYCLE                                                           Supported by Rose Jewelers
3rd - 6th Science Center Visit:
(1 1/2 hrs)
$8 per student
Max: 50 Students

Visit Your Site: (1hr)   $235 first presentation
$200 each for additional on same day
Max: 25 Students

Students, working in groups, explore the amazing geological phenomena of the rock cycle.  In a lab setting, participants hypothesize and conduct experiments examining the effects of earthquakes, erosion, volcanoes, plate tectonics and weather.  Students start their own rock collection by making a mineral sample card to take home.

 

Long Island Science Center
11 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
Phone: (631) 208-8000 - Email: info@lisciencecenter.org