Youth Act ivit ies Feel the thrill as you build a spinning swing ride! Learn about the forces and mechanical engineering concepts behind some of your favorite amusement park rides. Then, improve and test the design to create an even wilder ride! 2 CARNIVALS — BRIXOLOGY LEGO® WORKSHOP Explore the phenomenal events that take place in the night sky. Create impact craters and observe as “meteors” fall through a model atmosphere. Watch a “comet” form out of household materials right before your eyes! FOR ............... Grades K-5 (for the 2019-2020 school year) WHEN ....................................................July 25 (Thursday) TIME ...............................................................1:00-2:00 pm WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #121 FEE ..................................Resident $15; Non-Resident $25 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 5 SPACE PHENOMENA — NASA WORKSHOP FOR ............... Grades K-5 (for the 2019-2020 school year) WHEN ....................................................... July 8 (Monday) TIME ...............................................................1:00-2:00 pm WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #121 FEE ..................................Resident $15; Non-Resident $25 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 This courses introduces students to the basics of flight and aerodynamics. During this course, children will explore the four forces behind aerodynamics which include lift, thrust, gravity, and drag. In addition, the students will get to test out their own Delta Dart make-shift planes in order to learn more about the various plane designs and how they relate to the four forces. Towards the end of the course, students will get the chance to build a Sky Hawk Foam Plane to take home. FOR ............... Grades K-5 (for the 2019-2020 school year) WHEN ......................................................July 16 (Tuesday) TIME ...............................................................1:00-2:00 pm WHERE ...................Gurney Lane Recreation Area Pavilion Note: in the event of inclement weather, we will hold the program at the Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #119. FEE ..................................Resident $15; Non-Resident $25 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 3 FANTASTIC FLIERS To get things moving, children catapult into Newton’s three laws of motion. They yank a cloth from under dishes, send crash test dummies flying, and launch mini-rockets across the room! They see action-reaction forces at work with the twirling Newton Spinner Take-Home. FOR ............... Grades K-5 (for the 2019-2020 school year) WHEN .................................................. August 5 (Monday) TIME ........................................................... 10:30-11:30 am WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #119 FEE ..................................Resident $15; Non-Resident $25 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 6 MOVING MOTION Get in gear as an automotive engineer! Build a motorized vehicle and learn how to optimize it. Use wheels, axles, and gears to reduce friction and make it work better. Then, shift things into a higher gear to get a hands-on understanding of transmissions and gear ratios. FOR ............... Grades K-5 (for the 2019-2020 school year) WHEN ......................................................July 23 (Tuesday) TIME ...............................................................1:00-2:00 pm WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #121 FEE ..................................Resident $15; Non-Resident $25 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 4 VEHICLES — BRIXOLOGY LEGO® WORKSHOP Explore space-related technologies used on Earth. Steer a laser beam through a laser maze, find hidden mountains using the principles of radar technology, and see the technological advances that improve our exploration of the universe. FOR ............... Grades K-5 (for the 2019-2020 school year) WHEN ................................................ August 12 (Monday) TIME ........................................................... 10:30-11:30 am WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #119 FEE ..................................Resident $15; Non-Resident $25 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 7 SPACE TECHNOLOGY — NASA WORKSHOP How can you build the strongest bridge? Work together with your fellow civil engineers to build and test different bridge designs. Then, use what you’ve learned to create the strongest bridge possible. 8 BRIDGES — BRIXOLOGY LEGO® WORKSHOP FOR ............... Grades K-5 (for the 2019-2020 school year) WHEN ...............................................August 15 (Thursday) TIME .............................................................. 1:00-2:00 pm WHERE ..........Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #119 FEE ..................................Resident $15; Non-Resident $25 CLASS SIZE .............................. Minimum 10; Maximum 20 thecapitaldistrict.madscience.org SUMMER 2019 PROGRAM GUIDE 7