Found 21 blog entries tagged as Science.

Build STEM skills in and outside of the classroom. It is imperative to encourage curiosity and confidence, connect in-class experiences to real-world concepts, and prepare today’s students for a promising future.  STEM/STEAM Day falls on November 8, 2021. Palm Beach County children are significantly better off with strong science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics skills. That is why STEM and STEAM education programs are so important. 

There is now a greater need for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts to integrate with the arts (STEAM) across the wider curriculum.  STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math activities. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and…

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The Palm Beach County area residents and visitors are invited on Saturday, October 9th, 2021, between the hours of 10am - 4pm, to bring the youngsters to the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium in West Palm Beach.  Guests of all ages will fall in love with science at the Fall Family Fun Fest! This event features many activities, including fall-themed crafts, live science demonstrations, outdoor entertainment.  There will be FREE mini golf, a petting zoo, and much more! 

Explore the new Dinosaur Revolution exhibit! There will be live reptilian role-play activities.  Embark on three “Mesozoic Missions” spanning 150 million years. Simulate dinosaur behavior in this giant maze adventure! Become a junior paleontologist and find evidence of…

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The Loxahatchee River Center, located at 805 N. U.S. Highway One in Jupiter presents “Science with Sam”. The program is on select Wednesdays from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm.  Join the Loxahatchee River Center Scientist Sam for different science activities for our Kindergarten through 5th grade aged children. Activities will include garden exploration and hand-on opportunities with wildlife. Each month has a different theme pertaining to the Loxahatchee River area.

Upcoming themes for September and October are as follows:

  9/15 - Sharks

  9/22 - Wonders of Water

  9/29 - Weather Watchers

10/13 - Reptiles and Amphibians

10/20 – Bones & Teeth (Offsite Location-Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area)

10/27 – Creepy Crawlies


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Bring your preschoolers and little ones to the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium in West Palm Beach for a fun-filled event just them.  On Wednesday, August 25, 2021, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. This event is geared toward children aged 5 and under and accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The special event comprises of age-appropriate science crafts, planetarium shows, a discovery center and playground exploration.  The event will also comprise of giveaways, fun and more! 

Activities Include: 

- Live science demonstrations. 

- Sensory STEM Kit giveaways. 

- Cool off in our new backyard Splash Pad and play a round on our Conservation Mini Golf Course. 

- Free Planetarium Shows along with paid science center admission. 


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Register now for the Hometown Heroes Mini Golf Classic at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium in West Palm Beach.  This is part of the Hometown Hero Appreciation Day on Saturday, June 19th from 9am -3pm.    Participants must register in advance. There are a total of 18 foursomes available to participate.

This is a great opportunity for families to have fun together!  The Hometown Heroes Mini Golf Classic at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium features 18 holes, and all needed to be completed for the tournament.  Prizes will be awarded to the winning foursome and all participants will receive a Conservation Cup branded golf ball. 

Participants must check in at 8:45 a.m. in front of the Science Center and proceed to the…

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The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium is now home to the Dinosaur Revolution Exhibit. The exhibit opened at the South Florida Science Center this April and visitors will be able to check out dinosaurs at the exhibit until the end of November.

The exhibit features a giant Maze Adventure, role-play activities, Mesozoic Missions spanning over 150 million years, and much more. Become a junior paleontologist and search for clues and evidence of dinosaur activities and learn more about dinosaurs.

The exhibits starts by leading visitors through the large adventure maze. The adventures maze includes history and information about the extinct creatures, puzzles, problems solving, and even a chance to become your own dinosaur.  The exhibit does not…

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The Gardens Mall has partnered with the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to present a new exhibit coming to the mall beginning this week. The exhibit is called ‘Out Of This World’ and is an “interactive imagination immersion above and beyond”.

The exhibits is set to open on the first floor of The Gardens Mall near Saks Fifth Avenue this Friday, April 16th. The exhibit will be open to the public in Palm Beach Gardens until May 16th. Admission is by donation with all proceeds benefiting the charitable partner, Give Kids The World.

The exhibit will feature a journey among the starts from the surface of the moon to the mission on Mars. The interactive experience will allow visitors to wander through the space station to a space capsule and name a…

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The popular after-school program Science With Sam is back this week at The River Center in Jupiter. On select Wednesdays during the month, the center hosts the after-school program for student’s grades K through 5th grade.

The program is aimed for students that are interested in learning and in science. Each Science With Sam program has a different theme and all feature different science activities such as hands-on learning opportunities with wildlife and garden exploration.

Science With Sam Details:

When: Wednesday, April 14th

Time: 4 pm to 5 pm

Location: The River Center located at 805 N US Highway One, Jupiter

Cost: Free to attend. To RSVP, click here.

The theme for this Wednesday’s class is Simple Creatures. If you are unable to…

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On select Wednesday’s during the year, Jupiter’s River Center hosts an after-school Science program for kids with Scientist Sam. The program is called Science with Sam and is aimed for children in grades K through 5. Each science class features a different topic.

The topics discussed and activities in the after-school program include garden exploration and hands on opportunities with wildlife. This Wednesday’s event is focusing on Carnivores.

The program is free to attend but those who wish to participate are asked to RSVP to reserve a spot due to limited space.

Science with Sam Details:

When: Wednesday, March 31st

Time: 4 pm to 5 pm

Location: The River Center located in Jupiter

If you are unable to attend this one, the next one is…

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On select Wednesday during the year, The River Center in Jupiter hosts an after-school program with Scientist Same. The program is called Science With Sam.  Science With Sam is aimed for children in grades K through 5th grade.

Science With Sam includes activities such as garden exploration and many hand-on opportunities with wildlife. The event is hosted every month and each month features a different theme. The month of February will feature activities with Reptiles.

February’s Science With Sam will be this Wednesday, February 24th at 4 pm.  The after-school program is free to attend and registration is required due to limited space.

To register, click here.

Upcoming Themes:

February: Reptiles

March: Powerful Pollution and Carnivores

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