An Out-of-this-World Event

Mad Science was honored to welcome her excellency Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, and Major Timothy Peake CMG for a free event online! The event lasted for an hour, and it was filled with interactive experiments and a Q&A with the astronauts. In case you missed it, please watch by clicking the link below!

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DIY At-Home Experiments

For additional online learning support, we’ve compiled a list of at-home experiments that you can do with your kids using household ingredients. Family time can be both entertaining and educational!

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Commitment to Safety!

We are currently taking the most up-to-date precautions and measures to ensure the safety of our instructors and clients as the COVID-19 situation evolves day-by-day. We will follow all school and community guidelines for the identification of illness and public health protocols, as the safety and health of our community remains top priority.

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In the News: Miss America Loves Mad Science!

Thank you so much Camille Schrier (aka Miss America) for coming to visit Mad Science of Central Virginia and putting on a fantastic show for everyone! You are such a role model to the next generation and we are very proud to have a scientist as Miss America! Check out the video in the link below! #GirlPower

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For over 30 years, we have delivered unique, hands-on science experiences for children through our after-school programs, birthday parties, workshops, special events, and summer camps. Our innovative programs are as entertaining as they are educational!

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