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About Science Castle Store

Welcome to ScienceCastle.com! The world's fastest growing online science community for kids. ScienceCastle.com provides online science classes, science kits, and many exciting science projects. We offer quality science kits to inspire our students in their life to explore the world around them and discover how much fun science can be!

The vision of ScienceCastle.com is to create an online science community for children that delivers a hands-on science experience via the Internet.

The mission is to inspire children to learn science in a fun and interactive environment online with other children all over the world.

Meet the Management Team

Roland Oberdorfer is the founder and Headmaster of ScienceCastle.com. Science experiments have always been his passion. As a young student he enjoyed the subscription to a science magazine that not only delivered fun facts and stories but also science toys to tinker with. Roland founded ScienceCastle.com in 2006 with the vision to create an online science community for children that provides hands-on science experiments via the Internet.

Natalya Oberdorfer is Co-Founder and Creative Director of ScienceCastle.com. Her background is Computer Science as well. Natalya, who has worked in Russia, Brazil, and France strongly believes in the learning through storytelling. For ScienceCastle.com she not only designed the website, but also co-wrote the science books that come with our online classes. Natalya enjoys reading – especially to her three young children.

Desiree Karge is Director of Public Relations and Event Coordinator at Science.Castle.com. She has a Masters in food chemistry and a background in journalism and teaching. She has been working for over 10 years as a science writer. Desiree has three school-age children, who are vivid ScienceCastle.com students. She also illustrates fun drawings of our two brave scientists Mike and his friend the talking lab mouse Maxi.

Roland Oberdorfer
President and Founder ScienceCastle.com