Come take a walk on the wild side of science! Learn about your surrounding environment and how science will help us protect our planet. Discover solutions for pollution! Use solar power to bake yourself some nachos! Grow claws and jaws to feed your appetite! Explore the fascinating world of decomposition, water, ecosystems, weather, and much more!
Do you love to build, design and fix things? Put on your engineer's hat for this exciting week of science activities. We explore many aspects of engineering by assembling and controlling fun machines like pulleys, levers, catapults and more! We will explore how Newton's laws are at work in your favorite sport. Students will also have fun while working with fellow Junior Engineers to build bridges, domes, cubes, and pyramids!
***new exciting updates and modifications made to Spy Academy
Come survey the wonderful world of detective science! Discover how to send secret messages to your friends using special codes. Discover the amazing world of DNA! Use your forensic skills to solve the “Great Cookie Caper!” Children discover the science and technology behind locks, surveillance systems, and burglar alarms! From decoding messages to metal detectors and night vision, children will have the opportunity to check out various spy equipment.
Do Newton’s “Loco-Motion!” with us! Aerodynamics and motion are the stars of this action-packed week. Experience the laws of motion and gravity, and see how they work in space, in the air—and on the ground! Make your own rockets and let your mind soar! Experiment with different propulsion systems and use your knowledge to launch, track and recover a variety of rockets!
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Ages 7-12 (Must be entering the 2nd Grade)
Requires a $25/robot supply fee
Become a Mad Science Roboteer! Come discover the roles robots can play and the amazing things some robots can do! Explore the science of circuits and learn how robots “sense” the world around them! Learn to operate robots that hear, robots that see, robots that swim and robots that play soccer! Use the engineering skills you built to make a robot to take home with you!