We are thrilled to announce that The Children’s School is the only independent elementary school selected by the Atlanta Science Festival as a partner to host amazing science-focused activities occurring throughout the week of March 23-28! TCS will host four different free events next week to inspire and enlighten you and your family on just how fun science can be! We hope you’ll channel your inner scientist and join us for some or all of these fun activities.
To get involved, contact Christy Robinson.
TCS Program 1: Making & Tinkering: How Play Develops Social Awareness
When: Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Children’s School campus; check in at the Teacher Center
Who: Educators, Parents, business community
What: While life can be challenging in today’s often serious world, we embrace play for all learners. Come learn to build a culture that fosters play through the use of tools that making and tinkering provide for our youngest makers. Learn to explore and embrace play in a way that encourages character development and social advocacy in children. You will learn to create an environment for children where they learn to take risks and fail gracefully, eventually finding success in ways that fire their imaginations.
How much? Free! Please register here.
TCS Program 2: Discovery Science Explosion
When: Friday, March 27, 2015 from 3:45p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Where: The Children’s School Gym
Who: Educators, Parents, children, homeschoolers
What: STEM collides with the arts on the campus of The Children’s School where students ages three through sixth grade can participate in science experiments, project-based engineering opportunities, art through recycling, and many other learning initiatives created and facilitated by students of The Children’s School. In the spirit of The Children’s School’s philosophy that children learn by doing, our guests will experience the explosive benefits that peer to peer learning brings.
How much? Free!
TCS Program 3: Innovator’s Playground at the Atlanta Science Festival’s Exploration Expo
When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Centennial Olympic Park
Who: Adults, families, and children all ages and interests
What: This super fun event will promote science exploration, discovery and innovation with more than 100 interactive exhibits, hands-on experiments, mind-blowing demos, and a full line-up of science-themed performances! TCS will present the Innovator’s Playground, an area of innovative play created especially for elementary students. Children will have learning opportunities and STEAM integration with music, dance, and building.
How much? Free!
TCS Program 4: TCS Players’ The Circle of Life
When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 2:15 p.m.
Where: Centennial Olympic Park Main Stage
What: Our student performers present the Circle of Life to provide a visual of the importance of the African ecosystems and the awareness of the effects that technology and mining are having on the gorilla habitats and elephant survival. This performance will inspire social awareness, animal/habitat advocacy, and action in partnership with Zoo Atlanta.
How much? Free!