Family Science Nights

Family Science Nights At Your School

Family Science Nights (PDF version)

Invite families in your school district to take part in fun science activities!  Staff from the Meadowlands Environment Center will provide programs at your schools.  While programs can be geared for different grades levels, families are welcome to bring children of all ages.

Meadowlands Environment Center Provides:

  • Staffing for the program
  • All supplies and equipment

School District Provides:

  • Space
  • Tables and chairs
  • Collects the fee per child

The School District will register the participants.

Program Fee:
$17/child for a minimum of 40 children
$15/child for a maximum 80 children

Please note: only one program can run a night.


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Tree-Tastic

Have fun and learn about trees!  Make Leave prints and a newspaper planter.

This program is geared toward students in the 1st -2nd grades; families are welcome to bring siblings of school age.


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H2O Olympics

Have fun and learn about the properties of water through games and activities.  Compete for prizes!

This program is geared toward students in the 2nd grade; families are welcome to bring siblings of school age.


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Fish, Fish, Fish

Learn the difference between Chondrichthyes and Osteichthyes, plus all you ever wanted to know about fish.  Bring a T-shirt and make a fish print.

This program is geared toward students in the 3rd grades; families are welcome to bring siblings of school age.


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“Eggs-ellent”

Come and learn about these incredible, edible wonders.  Who lays them?  How big can they be?  How long do they take to hatch?  We will play some fun egg games and do an egg craft.

This program is geared toward students in the 4th-5th grade; families are welcome to bring siblings of school age.


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Astronomical Wonders

Join us for a program that is “out of this world”.  Enter our star lab planetarium to view a program on the night sky.  We will create star charts, comets and luminaria to take home.

This program is geared toward students in the 5th grade; families are welcome to bring siblings of school age.


For more information, please contact:

Dr. Angela Cristini at 201-777-2444 or Angela.Cristini@njmeadowlands.gov 

Michele Daly at 201-460-4623 or Michele.Daly@njmeadowlands.gov