Space Alien Travelers Camp at Home

Earth Science, Secret Codes, Nature, Space and the Science Behind Sports! more info...
Location: Online!
Dates: Monday, June 1, 2020 -
Friday, June 5, 2020 details
Grades: K - Gr 5
Section #: VIRTUAL036
Registration closes: Tuesday, June 2, 2020
PRICE: $145.00
1 class $40.00
2 classes $80.00
3 classes $120.00
4 classes $145.00
5 classes $145.00

Registration

CALL TO REGISTER: Online registration for this class is currently closed but you may give us a call at 314-991-8000.



Description

For our virtual camp, we'll pack up a bag for you of science activities to do at home! Your Mad Scientist will lead campers in demonstrations and activities (about 60-90 minutes per day) and set them off on their discovery with science activities. Online portions conducted via Zoom. Children entering K and 1st will need assistance from a grownup at home.Have more than one student? You only need to register one, but be sure to add on an additional activity bag!

Space Alien Travelers: Take on the role of a space alien visiting earth for the first time. Find out about how earth's sports work. Explore the animals and nature on earth. Learn how humans communicate with secret messages. Discover how earthlings can protect their planet. Finally, it's time to take off into space to return home as we explore space!

Note: Descriptions in Additional Information are based on in-person full-day programs. Specific "Camp at Home" activities may vary.

Additional Information

Earth Awareness
Discover how science will help Earthlings protect their planet. Learn the basics of water pollution and acid rain. Use the powers of Sol (the name of Earth’s sun) to make a leaf picture on sun print paper & to make nachos. Make your own recycled paper!
Mad Messages
Discover how Earthlings send secret messages using special codes! Learn about Earthing Samuel Morse’s code. Create your very own colorful transparency picture that shines like a rainbow. Find out how our special goldenrod paper mysteriously changes red!
Nature
On Earth, you can chuck that space suit & enjoy nature! Learn about flowers & change a carnation's color. Pound real flowers into a mosaic on paper. Decorate a hat to protect yourself from the sun. Learn about animals & make a plaster cast of their feet.
Science of Sport
Discover how Earth’s sports work using Earthling Sir Isaac Newton’s Laws of Motion. Learn how Earthlings move & improve the sports we play too. Test theories with astroblasters and an egg toss. Find how to keep your balance with your balancing take-home.
Space Day
You’ve made some friends on Earth and now you want to invite them to your planet. Teach them how to live and play in space. Get the water to stay in the cup when it is upside down. Explore how space suits keep us warm. Experience a water rocket launch.

Schedule

Monday, June 1, 2020
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, June 4, 2020
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friday, June 5, 2020
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please specify the 'Dismissal Options' to let us know where to direct your child after the class