COOL CRYSTALS: Explorium Science Squad for ages 8-12

Help us investigate the science behind crystals and their unique formations. Every month during the school year, we spend an hour investigating a new topic, and working as a team to discover something remarkable!

Friday Night at the Museum

For those ages 7 - 12, you are invited to wear comfy clothes as we get a chance to hang out in the Explorium "after hours"! Enjoy special access to exhibits and staff. Pizza will be served; we'll watch a movie and do a fun experiment. Pre-registration is required.

Make and Take: Egg Carton Geodes

Grab a hammer with us and crack open a geode to see what is hidden inside! Then, we will use recycled materials and items from the kitchen to make our own egg carton geodes.   Ages 5+. Looking for a fun science project to take home? Drop in for a science-themed Make and Take!

Eyes to the Skies

(Recommended for Ages 7+) Join us for an intro to astronomy! These FREE, informal events are held in the Camino parking lot behind the Explorium, weather permitting, where will explore the skies with our professional-grade 16-inch Meade LX200 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. In the case of poor weather, we’ll take a fantastic journey through the sky in our indoor, inflatable STARLAB planetarium.

Early Afternoon Explorers Ages 6-9

These monthly, hour-long virtual classes for home-schoolers offer explorers a chance to participate in fun and educational science programs, focusing on a different topic each month.

Early Afternoon Explorers Ages 10-12

These monthly, hour-long virtual classes for home-schoolers offer explorers a chance to participate in fun and educational science programs, focusing on a different topic each month.

Weekend Demo Saturday

Recommended for ages 7+. Join the Explorium staff as we dig a little deeper into some exciting scientific principles! We'll spark your curiosity during these FREE 30 minute, interactive, demonstrations. Engaging explanations combine with audience participation to create an enjoyable learning experience for everyone!

Weekend Demo Sunday

Recommended for ages 7+. Join the Explorium staff as we dig a little deeper into some exciting scientific principles! We'll spark your curiosity during these FREE 30 minute, interactive, demonstrations. Engaging explanations combine with audience participation to create an enjoyable learning experience for everyone!

Eyes to the Skies

(Recommended for Ages 7+) Join us for an intro to astronomy! These FREE, informal events are held in the Camino parking lot behind the Explorium, weather permitting, where will explore the skies with our professional-grade 16-inch Meade LX200 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. In the case of poor weather, we’ll take a fantastic journey through the sky in our indoor, inflatable STARLAB planetarium.

EXPLORA-SAURUS: Explorium Science Squad for ages 5-7

Join us as we take a deeper look into the different periods of time in which some of your favorite dinosaurs roamed the earth. Every month during the school year, we spend an hour investigating a new topic, and working as a team to discover something remarkable!

EXPLORA-SAURUS: Explorium Science Squad for ages 8-12

Join us as we take a deeper look into the different periods of time in which some of your favorite dinosaurs roamed the earth. Every month during the school year, we spend an hour investigating a new topic, and working as a team to discover something remarkable!

Friday Night at the Museum

For those ages 7 - 12, you are invited to wear comfy clothes as we get a chance to hang out in the Explorium "after hours"! Enjoy special access to exhibits and staff. Pizza will be served; we'll watch a movie and do a fun experiment. Pre-registration is required.

Weekend Demo Saturday

Recommended for ages 7+. Join the Explorium staff as we dig a little deeper into some exciting scientific principles! We'll spark your curiosity during these FREE 30 minute, interactive, demonstrations. Engaging explanations combine with audience participation to create an enjoyable learning experience for everyone!

Weekend Demo Sunday

Recommended for ages 7+. Join the Explorium staff as we dig a little deeper into some exciting scientific principles! We'll spark your curiosity during these FREE 30 minute, interactive, demonstrations. Engaging explanations combine with audience participation to create an enjoyable learning experience for everyone!

Early Afternoon Explorers Ages 6-9

These monthly, hour-long virtual classes for home-schoolers offer explorers a chance to participate in fun and educational science programs, focusing on a different topic each month.

Early Afternoon Explorers Ages 10-12

These monthly, hour-long virtual classes for home-schoolers offer explorers a chance to participate in fun and educational science programs, focusing on a different topic each month.

UNDER THE LENS: Explorium Science Squad for ages 5-7

Where do trillions of microbes live? On you! Join us as we use microscopes to see real microbe specimen and gain a better understanding of their importance. Every month during the school year, we spend an hour investigating a new topic, and working as a team to discover something remarkable!

UNDER THE LENS: Explorium Science Squad for ages 8-12

Where do trillions of microbes live? On you! Join us as we use microscopes to see real microbe specimen and gain a better understanding of their importance. Every month during the school year, we spend an hour investigating a new topic, and working as a team to discover something remarkable!

Early Afternoon Explorers Ages 6-9

These monthly, hour-long virtual classes for home-schoolers offer explorers a chance to participate in fun and educational science programs, focusing on a different topic each month.

Early Afternoon Explorers Ages 10-12

These monthly, hour-long virtual classes for home-schoolers offer explorers a chance to participate in fun and educational science programs, focusing on a different topic each month.

GOT BOTS?: Explorium Science Squad for ages 5-7

Join us to transform everyday items into your very own pet robots. Every month during the school year, we spend an hour investigating a new topic, and working as a team to discover something remarkable!

GOT BOTS?: Explorium Science Squad for ages 8-12

Join us to transform everyday items into your very own pet robots. Every month during the school year, we spend an hour investigating a new topic, and working as a team to discover something remarkable!

Early Afternoon Explorers Ages 6-9

These monthly, hour-long virtual classes for home-schoolers offer explorers a chance to participate in fun and educational science programs, focusing on a different topic each month.

Early Afternoon Explorers Ages 10-12

These monthly, hour-long virtual classes for home-schoolers offer explorers a chance to participate in fun and educational science programs, focusing on a different topic each month.

POLLUTION SOLUNTION: Explorium Science Squad for ages 5-7

Help us investigate ways to protect mother earth, be part of the solution and reduce pollution. Every month during the school year, we spend an hour investigating a new topic, and working as a team to discover something remarkable!