Science Explorers

Programs For 6-11

Take a Dive

For Children Ages 6 – 11

Dive into the world of marine biology and oceanography and come face-to-face with some unique sea creatures! You will dissect a real shark, participate in a fisherman’s challenge, examine the anatomy of a fish and learn the ancient technique of gyotaku or “fish rubbing”, learn to survive at sea with a homemade solar still, create a kelp forest and make your own submarine. In the afternoon You’ll complete a squid dissection, bring to life genuine Triassic Triops, conduct a whale adaptations lab, and examine many weird wonders that live under the sea!

Details

  • June 12–16
  • 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
  • $935

Wacky World of Science!

For Children Ages 6 – 11

Join us for a fun-filled week of Science! Each day we’ll explore a different topic: Become kitchen chemists and investigate ingredients that pop, fizz, and foam. Transform cream to butter, create gooey gum drops and make your own frozen slushie. Become a geologist and build and erupt your own volcano. Enter the world of paleontology and uncover the stories that fossils tell and participate in a dinosaur dig. Put on your CSI badge and use forensic techniques to lift prints, conduct simulated blood typing and use a black light to reveal glowing evidence. Blast off to an out of this world adventure as you investigate space and the final frontier. Launch film canister rockets, construct a telescope and take on an astronaut challenge. Finally join our physics team and make Bernoulli ball poppers, create an electric game and mix up a fizzy, foaming fountain!

Details

  • June 19–23
  • 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
  • $935

Potions, Powders And Polymers

For Children Ages 6 – 11

Is it science or magic? You’ll find out! You’ll create erupting foam monsters, conduct amazing air pressure experiments, dig for hidden treasures, investigate the science of illusions and build spectroscopes to view the spectrum of different types of light. We’ll reveal many mysteries of science as we investigate creepy creatures, learn troll tricks, capture a rainbow in a bottle, make instant snow, mix up glowing slime and conduct lab tests on mystery substances.

Details

  • June 26-30
  • 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
  • $935