Workshop Topics

Workshop Registration is Open

 

Science Quest is excited to announce that registration is opening for the 2022 Workshop Season on February 14th! We deeply missed our time in your schools last year and are looking forward to being able to spread our love for STEM with you and your students again this spring!

2022 Workshop Topics

Workshops are available for grades K-8!

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Grade 1: Objects and Everyday Structures

In this workshop, students will have the opportunity to explore how everyday structures are designed and built, including making their own structures.


Grade 2: Properties of Liquids and Solids

This interactive workshop will allow students to investigate the characteristics of liquids and solids, how they are different, and how they are used. It will be very hands-on with lots of engaging demonstrations.


Grade 3: Growths and Changes in Plants

This workshop will allow students to explore the different types of plants all over the world, including Kingston. It will cover how they grow and have hands-on interactive activities. 

 


Grade 4: Light and Sound

In this workshop, students will have the chance to explore how light and sound affect our everyday lives. Everything from rainbows to engines to lightbulbs will be covered!

 


Grade 5: Conservation of Energy and Resources

This workshop will introduce the ways in which we create, store, and conserve energy. It will include many types of energy with a focus on eco-friendly methods. 


Grade 6: Space

Students will have the opportunity to explore space, planets, and our solar system in depth. It will include engaging activities on the majesty of space guaranteed to spark curiosity.


Grade 7:  Pure Substances

Enhance your students’ understanding of pure substances and chemistry in general. As one of the most hands-on workshops, there will be many demos and activities to provide knowledge on this topic.


Grade 8: Fluids

In this workshop, students will have the opportunity to learn about fluids and how important they are for everything from cars to dams. Since this is a topic that will affect the students for the rest of their lives, this workshop will take a deep dive into different fluids and their uses. 

 


Discovery by Design (All Grades)

Students will have a blast in this workshop, releasing their inner engineer! Instructors will introduce the engineering design cycle and how it can be applied to solve open-ended problems. Students will have the chance to plan, build, test, evaluate, and iterate to create the best possible solution to a given design challenge.

 


Tech (Grades 3 – 8)

Get ready for an exciting introduction to coding and robotics in this workshop! Students will have the chance to participate in engaging activities that will introduce them to the basics of coding and how this code can be applied through robotics.