What's Happening...

August Eyes to the Skies

By: D Leoce
Date: July 21, 2018
This free evening event allows guests to enter our inflatable STARLAB planetarium to view some inter-planetary wonders.

Registration for Fall Programs
Opens Aug 1!

By: D Leoce
Date: July 16, 2018
Registration for a new season of programs is coming soon! Come see what's happening at the Explorium!
Categories: Programs

August Make and Take:
Gravity Rollers!

By: D Leoce
Date: July 1, 2018
Let's make something remarkable! Every month we have a staff-led science craft, that you get to build and take home with you!
Categories: Programs

Every first Saturday
is Sensory-Friendly Saturday

By: D Leoce
Date: June 30, 2018
Enjoy the Explorium in a sensory-modified setting

Students go on an Ed-venture in Boca

By: Jonathan D. Marcus, Forum Publishing Group
Source: Sun Sentinel
Date: April 6, 2012
Categories: News Room

Boca Park Hosts Blue Man Group Exhibit

By: Jonathan D. Marcus, Forum Publishing Group
Source: Sun Sentinel
Date: March 2, 2012
A new, interactive exhibit in Boca Raton entertains kids while teaching them about acoustics. "Blue Man Group Making Waves" at the Children's Science Explorium at Sugar Sand Park's community center features hands-on activity stations that encourage playful experimentation while conveying the scientific principles of sound
Categories: News Room

Boca Camp Provides Summer Science Lessons

By: Jonathan D. Marcus, Forum Publishing Group
Source: Sun Sentinel
Date: July 18, 2011
Youngsters are learning all about science this summer in Boca Raton. The Children's Science Explorium at Sugar Sand Park is offering seven one-week science camps that help kids understand the natural world. The goal is to "show kids that science is all around us, it impacts us in every way," said Heather Peete, the park's science curator. Each day, campers focus on different aspects of science. Topics include engineering, natural science, hurricanes, chemistry and a science challenge day every Friday. Solar energy, ultraviolet light, animal adaptation and the mysteries of bubbles are discussed in natural science sessions. Small beads that change color when exposed to certain light beams are used to demonstrate the effects of ultraviolet light. Chemistry sessions have taught the science of tie-dye and chromatography, and science challenge days incorporate games to reinforce learning during the week...
Categories: News Room

Best Museums in South Florida

Source: Sun Sentinel
Date: April 16, 2011
Is it too rainy or too sunny to be outdoors? If so, spend your day inside at one of South Florida's museum. You can learn about anything from science experiments and fossils to mapping the stars and alligator wrestling.
Categories: News Room