Youth Activities Is your child “Mad” about Science? 1) AEROSPACE — BRIXOLOGY LEGO® WORKSHOP FOR ............... Grades K-5 (for the 2018-2019 school year) WHEN ...........................................................July 6 (Friday) TIME ........................................................... 10:30-11:30 am WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #121 FEE ..................................Resident $15; Non-Resident $25 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 MAD SCIENCE WORKSHOPS We have plenty of incredible programs to engage your child’s curiosity. Children can explore and enjoy different topics; and most of all, have FUN! To be exact, it’s SUPER SCIEN-TASTIC FUN!! MAD SCIENCE WORKSHOPS & CAMPS We are thrilled to welcome back and partner with Mad Science of the Capital District to offer the following outstanding and unique science programs! All programs are curriculum correlated and meet S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) objectives. Professional equipment and materials will be used. All supplies are included. These programs will encourage team-building, as we work collaboratively to solve real-world S.T.E.M. problems! All Mad Science educators hold Bachelor’s Degrees in STEM. Launch your imagination to new heights as you explore aerospace engineering! Discover the secrets of working in space — efficiency and compact design. Create a trussed space station module, then connect it with others to create a massive modular spacecraft. NEW PROGRAMS for 2018! 2) ROCKET SCIENCE* — NASA WORKSHOP MAD SCIENCE CAMPS 3-2-1 … BLAST OFF! CAMP 3-2-1 Blast Off! This action-packed week focuses solely on rockets and rocket flight. Learn about model rocket design, building, aerodynamics, propulsion, launching, safety, recovery, and repair. Take part in daily launches. Take home your own rockets and an abundance of model rocket knowledge. This Mad Science camp is a blast for boys and girls, alike! It’s out-of-this world! FOR ............... Grades K-5 (for the 2018-2019 school year) WHEN ..................................... July 16-20 (Monday-Friday) TIME .......................................................9:00 am-12:00 pm WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #121 FEE ..............................Resident $135; Non-Resident $145 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 Please have your child bring a drink and a nut-free snack each day. Note to parents: For your child’s safety, please inform the Department Staff, at the time of registration, and the instructor of any known allergies that exist for your child! Follow a detailed construction plan to build their very own model rockets while exploring the science of rocketry. The children will use their creative problem-solving skills as they take on the role of NASA engineers, and they will play a fun, educational game illustrating the four forces of flight. FOR ............... Grades K-5 (for the 2018-2019 school year) WHEN ......................................................July 10 (Tuesday) TIME ............................................................. 9:00-10:15 am WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #121 FEE ..................................Resident $15; Non-Resident $25 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 3) SCIENCE OF TOYS* Did you know that some of your favorite toys work using basic science principles? Learn about bouncing balls and other classic toys to discover the science of motion through fun hands-on activities. Find out how vector toys and string things work and how fun they can be! FOR ............... Grades K-5 (for the 2018-2019 school year) WHEN ......................................................July 10 (Tuesday) TIME ........................................................... 10:45-11:45 am WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #121 FEE ..................................Resident $15; Non-Resident $25 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 *PLEASE NOTE: Your child may stay at the WHBI, if registered for the Rocket Science and the Science of Toys programs. Adult supervision will be provided during the half-hour break between the classes and they may bring a nut-free snack and drink. RED-HOT RADICAL ROBOTS CAMP Discover the world of robots inspired by science fiction writers like Isaac Asimov and Karl Capek. Build an OWI EM4Robot to take home! Learn about robot programming with Mad Science’s Baby Steps and Sandwich programming. Program to navigate through an obstacle course! This is true hands-on science fun and it IS red-hot! FOR ............... Grades K-5 (for the 2018-2019 school year) WHEN .......................... July 30-August 3 (Monday-Friday) TIME .......................................................9:00 am-12:00 pm WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #121 FEE ..............................Resident $135; Non-Resident $145 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 Please have your child bring a drink and a nut-free snack each day. Note to parents: For your child’s safety, please inform the Department Staff, at the time of registration, and the instructor of any known allergies that exist for your child! 4) DRY ICE CAPADES* — CRAZY CHEMWORKS WORKSHOP Manipulate matter in all of its three states! Melt metal in boiling water and freeze water with just a breath of dry ice! Use your Thermocolor Cup to test the temperature of liquid matter in your home! FOR ............... Grades K-5 (for the 2018-2019 school year) WHEN ..................................................... July 23 (Monday) TIME ............................................................. 9:00-10:00 am WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #121 FEE ..................................Resident $15; Non-Resident $25 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 SUMMER 2018 PROGRAM GUIDE 8