Chamelea center pre-school workshop is 30 – 60 minutes of fun, interactive discovery. Children will see, touch, taste, hear and smell what science is all about!
All our preschool activities are appropriate for the skills and capabilities of 3 to 5 year olds. These programs are a unique and innovative way to spark your children’s curiosity and imaginative learning.
List of pre-school topics
Astronauts and outer space Eating is an essential activity for every living organism. Here on Earth, we humans can drive to the grocery store, visit a McDonald’s drive thru, or open the refrigerator and cupboards to choose the foods we want to eat. We can then turn on the faucet to wash ingredients and cook meals on the stove or grill, or in the microwave – all without fear of our food floating away. Astronauts do not have these same conveniences and choices. So how do they eat and cook in outer space? Kids will discover all the secrets from this yummy workshop.
The mystery of Ancient Egypt From pyramids to mummies, hieroglyphs to pharaohs, Egypt has always fascinated kids. Discover the Land of the Pharaohs! Master the skills of making mummies. Learn Egyptian writing and solve the mystery of Great Sphinx. Uncover the sacred art of the ever first perfumers and make your own cosmetics.
Why are dinosaurs extinct? Kids will delve into the asteroid and volcano theories of dinosaur’s extinction. They will observe the destroying force of magma rising and erupt their own chemical and biological volcanoes.
Journey deep inside our Earth Kids will learn about layers of the Earth, make their own sweet model of Earth. Experiment with the different types of lava and make chocolate lava pillows.
Journey into the past Kids will explore the geologic timeline and step into the Mesozoic era. They will become palaeontologists while exploring and making different types of fossils.
Why do we call Earth a “blue planet”? Kids will make their own ocean in the flask. Make waves and follow the journey of the water droplet around the Earth.
Dirty oceans workshop You probably think our oceans are so huge that they could never become badly polluted. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Kids will understand the difficulties involving oil spill cleanups and learn how clean the oil spill, investigate the ways and materials for water filtration.
The magic of making rain Whether it’s raining outside or not, there are some fun rain activities. Kids will learn how to make cloud, make their own rain, explore rain with their senses, and discover why we see rainbows after rain.
Science of Music Boom, tap, smack, cha-cha-cha. Feel, hear, and see the vibrations of sound. Test different types of instruments. Examine the loud and quiet rhythms that make music rock!
Cooking with science Cooking with science will teach your kids how to create awesome snacks and drinks using nothing but science. The kids will get to make their own fizzy drink, ice cream, and lastly a surprise that will leave all your kids’ sweet tooth satisfied.
Moving molecules Kids will explore the three states of matter, watch movement of tiny molecules and figure out how to distinguish hard boiled egg from the raw egg.
Color splash Welcome to the exciting world of color! How fast can you make 24 different colors using only red, yellow and blue water? Kids will experiment by adding droplets of primary color to the 24 tiny mixing wells and create a wizard of colors. They will make a brilliant pocket-rainbow from tiny white” pebbles” that absorb up to 300 times their weight in water.
Amazing polymers Kids will find a secret polymer in a real baby diaper grow water crystals and explore the things made out of polymers around them.
What color is black? Is black really black? No! Kids will make beautiful rainbow flowers using only the black color. They will also discover the different colors hidden in candy shells of M&M using chromatography technique.
Food chemistry Kids will learn and make the fun chemicals reactions: change of colors, explosions. They will make soft eggs and bones, understand why should we clean our teeth. They will polish pennies by using taco sauce and make a real butter.
Static electricity You walk across the rug, reach for the doorknob and……….ZAP!!! You get a shock. Or, you come inside from the cold, pull off your hat and……BOING!!! All your hair stands on end. What is going on here? The answer is: STATIC ELECTRICITY.
The secret of Lava Lamp Kids will understand the concept of density, experiment with the liquids with different densities. Uncover the secret of lava lamp and make their own.