Posts Tagged: science for kids

Wild Times on Wednesdays!


Kenton County Parks & Recreation’s popular summer series, Wild Wednesdays and (Almost) Every Other Thursday Science, returns next month with a jam-packed schedule of animal meet-and-greets, science experiments and more. The fun begins starting May 16, as Critters in the Classroom brings a few guests.  Arrive early for pre-program fun each week with the likes… Read more »



With school back in session, your children are busy learning something new every day. You can keep the learning going and help cultivate your child’s curiosity by exploring hands-on, educational STEM programs.   STEM based learning focuses on Science-Technology-Engineering- and Math; it opens up your child’s mind to explore what is, and what could be…. Read more »

View the Eclipse at the Library!


August 21 is your chance to view the first total solar eclipse in nearly 40 years, and what better way to get ready for the experience than with a few fun events at Boone County Public Libraries? On Aug. 5, families can look up to the stars with NASA astronomer Kevin Manning (2 p.m. at… Read more »

(Almost) Every Other Thursday Science


Whoever said science is boring had to be kidding!  Kenton County Parks & Recreation will celebrate their tenth season of outstanding science programming with their (Almost) Every Other Thursday Science gatherings. Programs have a little something for everyone and are loaded with special guests, fun activities and cool info.  Be sure to arrive early to… Read more »



The 12th annual iSPACE Day will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at iSPACE on the Scarlet Oaks Career Development Campus.  This is an experiential event for the entire family with hands-on activities and demonstrations.  The event, sponsored by TechSolve, is FREE! iSPACE Day activities include hovercraft rides, rocket launching,… Read more »

New Space for iSPACE


iSPACE will host a grand opening of its new and bigger home on the Scarlet Oaks Career Development Campus in Sharonville on Sept. 22 from 6 – 8 p.m.  The Grand Opening will be an opportunity to learn about the programs iSPACE offers to students, educators, families and corporations. In its 16th year, iSPACE, the… Read more »

Mom Report: Drake Planetarium


“Here are nine planets that we know. Round and round the Sun they go. Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars, These are the planets near our star. Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, too. Neptune, Pluto, we can’t see you. These are the nine planets that we know. Round and round the Sun they go.” My son and I… Read more »

iSPACE’s FIRST LEGO League Tournament


iSPACE will host the 2016 FIRST LEGO League District Tournament on January 16, 2016.  Twenty-four area student teams in grades 4 – 9 will compete for spots at the Ohio State Championship. Each year, FIRST LEGO League releases a Challenge, which is based on a real-world scientific topic.  This year’s challenge is TRASH TREK, from collection, to sorting, to smart production… Read more »

Space Day With iSpace


The 11th annual iSPACE Space Day is loaded with hands-on activities and demonstrations, all designed to blow a kid’s (and parent’s) mind. Check out hovercraft rides, rocket launches, a liquid nitrogen demonstration, cosmic crafts and more. Kids can wear a space suit while learning about NASA’s past, present, and future, and experience what it’s like… Read more »

Bring on the Science!


Returning this month, (Almost) Every Other Thursday Science kicks off another season of exploration and fun at Kenton County Parks.  Held rain or shine at Pioneer Park (3951 Madison Pike, Covington), the programs are open to all ages and feature pre-program festivities with the likes of the Kenton County Public Library, the Girl Scouts Kentucky… Read more »

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