Chutes & Silos: Exploring Force and Motion with Infants and Toddlers

Child experimenting with chutes
Child experimenting with chutes
Child experimenting with chutes
Child experimenting with chutes

Chutes and Silos is a physical science activity involving clear acrylic tubes and a variety of objects such as balls, cylinders, natural materials, and found objects.  Infants and toddlers can explore force and motion by tipping, rolling, bouncing, throwing, and moving.  Participants will learn how to set up the environment and to provide multiple opportunities for infants and toddlers to figure out how to modify the physical world works to make something interesting happen.

Workshop format:  face-to-face

Length of workshop:  3 hours

Number of participants:  limited to 24

To view the experience sheet for this workshop, please click here.