Little Scientists in the Library Lab

  • Program for children, Social Activity

This workshop series introduces children ages 7 to 10 to tough-looking scientific concepts through storytelling and child-led, hands-on experimentation. The motto is: science is for everyone – and nothing is too hard for a curious little mind.

Dr. Pooja Joshi has a degree in Chemistry and a PhD in Medical Sciences. She now writes children’s books on science topics, e.g. “Metamorphosis”.

Dr. Lilia Ermlich is an agricultural engineer and did her PhD in plant physiology. Currently, she engages herself in making science language accessible for children.

Please register your child in advance.
Contact:, 06221.6073-15


Age: 7-10 years old
Time: Mondays, 4:30-6 p.m., weekly, six classes per course
Language: English
Course Fee: € 95 / € 80 for members of the DAI Circle of Friends

Course 1

Dates & topics
Sep 20 Stars Lab – Discover the differences in the Northern and Southern skies!
Sep 27 Planets Lab – Who are our neighbours and how did they get there!
Oct 04 Lights Lab I – Lights on – the natural way!
Oct 11 Lights Lab II – Lights on – the man-made way!
Oct 18 Bacteria Bonus – Meet the bacteria and see how they are so useful for us.
Oct 25 Fun with fungi – From forests to food: Discover the world of fungi.

Course 2

Dates & topics
Nov 08 Forensic Lab I – The little scientists start investigating the case
Nov 15 Forensic Lab II – The little scientists finally solve the mysterious case.
Nov 22 Insect Lab I – Meet the most abundant creatures on our planet – the insects!
Nov 29 Insect Lab II – How do insects survive the winter?
Dec 06 Christmas Lab: Make and Bake – We will get to the basics of the Christmas cookies and bake some too!
Dec 13: Colours of Christmas – Zoom into the colors of Christmas and discover what really
makes those colors!