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Children's Science Center Lab

Address: 
11948 Fair Oaks Mall
Fairfax , VA , 22033
Phone: (703) 648-3130
38° 51' 53.8812" N, 77° 21' 29.6496" W
Contact name: 
Dorothy Ready
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Ages for which our activities are most appropriate: 
The Children’s Science Center Lab is Northern Virginia’s first interactive museum where children, families and school groups can explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) concepts through fun, engaging hands-on exhibits, activities and programs. In addition to four experience zones with changing exhibits and activities, the Lab includes a flex-space “Garage” for camps, classes, workshops, parties and mini expositions to showcase regional STEM talent in-action among area youth and families. Celebrate your child's birthday party at the Children's Science Center Lab! Your party will include STEM educators, hands-on activities and a whole bunch of exploration, inspiration and fun! The Children’s Science Center’s mission is to instill a love of learning STEM by providing unique opportunities to explore, and create. Or visit the Lab virtually through our popular Virtual Camps, Virtual Animal Encounters and Virtual Birthday Parties! Visit the Lab virtually through our popular Virtual Camps, Virtual Animal Encounters and Virtual Birthday Parties!

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Virtual hands on science fun! Offering Virtual Camps, birthday parties, and animal encounters!

Organization learning resources

Title Description Cost
Science on the Go
PUBLISHED

The Children's Science Center will bring science to you! Our mobile science show, Science on the Go, is available Monday through Friday. The Children's Science Center will provide 45 minutes of interactive science demonstrations and chemistry experiments and a whole lot of energy and fun! This is perfect for your learning pod, neighborhood friends, community centers, church groups, and homeschoolers!

You provide the kids and the backyard, cul-de-sac, or community center, and we'll provide the fun!

Academic - General
STEM - General
Preschoolers
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
$
Winter STEM Kits
PUBLISHED

Our popular STEM kits are back just in time for the holidays! With five *Cool* experiments, supplies, and instructions, these kits are perfect for the STEM-loving child in your life. These make perfect, unique holiday presents! Geared for children ages 5-12 years old, five, fun, winter-themed activities come with follow-along step-by-step instructions and also one is supported by video so your child will be able to achieve their own results! 

Each kit is available for pick-up at the Children's Science Center Lab during timed-entry sessions. Please check the website for more details!

Science - STEM - General
STEM
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
$
Children's Science Center Lab - Winter Wonder Lab!
PUBLISHED

The Children’s Science Center Lab is decorated for Winter! Come experience a winter wonder Lab! Join in all of the fun with winter-themed activities and experiments while getting your picture with our favorite snowman! A must-do is the new experiment at the Bar called Melted Snowman Slime! 

Purchase your tickets online and save $2! 

Academic - General
Science - STEM - General
STEM - General
Babies/Toddlers
Preschoolers
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
$