Hetz Center (Technogan) is an innovative primary education and preschool center for sience in which children leave behind the poverty stricken neighborhood outside and become part of a magical interactive world based on fairy tales and legends. Specially trained, dedicated staff guide close to 2000 kindergartners and their teachers through a series of activities designed to develop fundamental scientific skills and concepts, such as measurement and weight, sound, colors, and more. Each kindergarten or class participates in four or five workshops, one of which includes parents. Using imaginative learning environments and creative methods,Hetz Center captures the imagination of young children and plants the seeds for future interest in science and technology. The program boasts over 9000 visits annually from almost every kindergarten and first and second graders in Hadera and many from the surrounding region.