Walder Science Center

Events

Check out our UPCOMING EVENTS for the 2019-20 school year!  Our community events give participants of all ages the opportunity to come discover the exiting wonders of science, while accommodating a convenient Sunday and weeknight schedule.   

SCIENCE CARNIVAL:   Sunday, September 15, 2019 12:30-3:30pm

Save the date!  This in exiting event filled with filled with amazing exhibits, projects, shows, and food for the entire family!  No preregistration is required.

—– COMPLETED EVENTS of the 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR —–

Mother-Daughter Event 2019!
Featuring Pastry Chef Sarelle Wiener

Mothers and daughters are invited to join the Walder Science Center, on Tuesday January 1st from 7-8:15pm, to study the science of gluten!  We will learn how the proteins in wheat flour interact to produce different dough consistences!  Sarelle Weiner, famous pastry chef, will be joining our staff for the workshop!  Each mom is invited to bring with them up to two daughters in grades K-6.

Cost: $10 per family.
Location: Walder Science Center, 3050 W. Touhy Ave (Albany Side of Cong. Adas Yeshurun) in the Science Lab
Sign up: Email us at programs@walderlab.org, or call 773-649-5360.    Space is limited.


Molecular Biology Course for Women 2018!

Join our condensed 5-session course in advanced molecular biology!  Learn to use the latest research equipment to modify growth, isolate proteins, and study cutting edge gene modification of bacteria.  This is a valuable lab experience for aspiring scientists, physicians, or nurses, often not taught in school!  The sessions will take place from 7-9:15pm on December 19, 20, 25, 26, and 27.  The cost is only $50 for the first offering of this course.  Space is limited.  Please give us a call at 773-649-5355 or send us an email at programs@walderlab.org to sign up.


Mother-Daughter Event 2018!

Mothers and daughters are invited to join the Walder Science Center, either on Monday December 17 at 7pm, or Sunday December 23 at 10am, to make havdala (multi-wick) candles and study various properties of light and heat!  Each mom is invited to bring with them up to two daughters in grades 1-6.

Cost: $10 per family.
Location: Walder Science Center, 3050 W. Touhy Ave (Albany Side of Cong. Adas Yeshurun) in the Science Lab
Sign up: Email us at programs@walderlab.org, or call 773-649-5360.    Space is limited.


Jerusalem Science Contest Awards Banquet 2019!

On Monday March 4th at 6:30pm, at the Adas Yeshurun social hall 3050 W Touhy Ave,  there will be an evening of presentations by the top 5 winners of our international Jerusalem Science Contest.  The contest theme this year is molecular biology.  Each finalist will make a 5 minute presentation on their cutting-edge research they developed throughout the contest.  Each presentation will include a unique Judaic component as well, showing how their topic relates to Jewish ethics, laws, or philosophy!  There will be a short sushi reception at 6:30pm, followed by presentations from 7-8pm.  Advance registration is not required, and there is no cost to attend.

Community Science Carnival 2018!

On Sunday October 7th 2018 from 12:30pm to 3:30pm, we will hold our annual carnival, filled with exciting exhibits, projects, and activities for the whole family.  The science show, our main event, will take place at 2pm in the Yeshurun social hall.  Great Chicago Food and Beverage Co. will be on site with a BBQ lunch menu!  We have expanded to include twice as many activities this year!  There is no cost to attend, and no preregistration is required, just come!

Science Carnival Flyer Front 2018 updated


 

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