OUTREACH: London Children's Museum at Family Centre Westmount

Location: 1019 Viscount, London Ontario 

Join the London Children’s Museum at Westmount Family Center for an afternoon of free, hands-on STEAM! Each Monday from 4 pm - 5 pm, explore engaging science materials as a family. Get hands-on with hydraulics, explore your senses with slime, and study squishy circuits! Programs are designed for children aged 5 - 10 and their caregivers. Space is limited and registration is required. 

 

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STEAM Community Outreaches are made possible by 3M Canada and the Westminster College Foundation

July 18, 2022 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Circuits

Experiment with Makey Makeys, energy sticks, and squishy circuits. Explore the fundamentals of circuit-building and the roles circuits play in our everyday lives. Learn about the components of a circuit and explore unique circuit building materials.

July 25, 2022 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Science of Art

Combine science and art to create one-of-a-kind pieces. Unleash your creativity with mini pendulum painting, gravity painting, and more. 

Continue learning with a take-home activity kit. Experiment with colours and colour theory by creating a walking rainbow! 

August 8, 2022 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Exploring Seeds

Dissect plants and seeds to find out what they need to grow! Observe stems and leaves under a Zoomy microscope, discover how seeds change over time, and propagate your own plants at home. 

Continue learning with a take-home activity kit. Identify local plant species and discover symmetry in nature using hands-on materials. 

August 15, 2022 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Coding Bots

Explore coding basics by experimenting with Ozobots. Draw sequences and commands for your Ozobot to follow. Program your robot and teach it to spin, zigzag, and more!