Edutainment | Science Lab – Kids exploring the world

Workshop for Kids and Teens

with Ulrike Albrecht und Team

The Science Lab educational institution is visiting Schloss Elmau again, offering a research program for preschool- and elementary school-age children. The children are called on to join the science lab instructors in exploring exciting phenomena of nature, technology and the environment.

Discovering and understanding the world with all their senses is our children’s recipe for success. They notice things that have become humdrum for adults: raindrops hanging on branches, a compass showing the direction, lightning splitting the sky, followed by thunder. Because children want to understand all this, they often bombard us with questions.

In the Science Lab experimentation courses, experienced science lab instructors are ready to be bombarded. They then help the kids postulate hypotheses, which the young researchers then independently check using simple but ingenious experiments. The workshop leaders guide them in the process, asking specific questions to lead them towards finding the answers for themselves. This lets the children directly integrate what they’ve experienced into their world of knowledge, and on top of that benefit from the fact that they found out the explanation for themselves. Apart from the fun and joy that all children have in the process, they quite incidentally acquire the tools for an analytical approach to questions on their journey through life.

Topics on the agenda for this year’s research weeks:

Sound and sound workshop
Humans and nutrition
Weather and climate

we look forward to a lot of curious researchers!


11 – 15 March 2019
17 – 21 June 2019

8 – 12 July 2019
5 – 9 August 2019
19 – 23 August 2019
21 – 25 October 2019

10:00 – 1:00 pm
from ages 4 – 11

Please register your children for the Edutainment events when you book your room or by sending an email to our Hospitality Desk

The workshops take place with at least 5 participants.

Please note that you must register your child with the Hospitality Desk one last time and in person, and give Schloss Elmau written permission to look after your child, before the start of the program. For the first unit of the program, the child must be personally handed over to the Kids caregivers by a parent or guardian.