The Tiny Scientist

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The Tiny Scientist
Photograph: courtesy The Tiny Scientist The Tiny Scientist
This new mecca for tiny science geeks hosts hour-and-a-half classes and hands-on workshops that encourage exploration. Among this season’s offerings: Candy Chemistry (grades K–2) has kids using air pressure to mash marshmellows and extracting DNA from strawberries to practice measurement, observe and track their observations like a for-real scientist; Maker Magic has kids (grades 2–5) making light up wristbands and a solids and liquids lava lamp, using fundamental science concepts to build. Plus, they offer free after-school pick up (and the option of after-care!) from local public schools. Ages 2–11.


Venue name: The Tiny Scientist
Address: 1624 Eighth Ave
Cross street: at Windsor Pl
Opening hours: Fall sessions begin Sept 16.
Transport: Subway: F to 15th St–Prospect Park
Price: 11–12-week session $425, mini camps $100.
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