To enroll your child(ren) please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org Prior registration is required to participate in these sessions!!! Or register via Sector67′s Classes Page
Classes will be held at Sector67-2100 Winnebago St.Madison, WI from 1-4pm next week.
Sessions are $50/day or $200/week
We’ll be visiting the Madison Children’s Museum to do a walk through with exhibit designers and participating in exhibits to discuss the science/math that goes into exhibit designing. They’re also looking for feedback from the kids as to how to make the museum more older kid friendly.
Mummifying Apples isn’t just for ancient civilizations. We’ll be discussing how and why ancient civilizations mummified people and animals and the science used in the process. This project takes a full week so the kids will be creating a science journal to use and take home with them. We’ll also be discussing what a Scientist does and how the Scientific Process is never ending.
We’ll also be making Jiggling Worms for our snack. This experiment will be using fruit juices to create jello jigglers to discuss phase change and the molecular makeup of the ingredients.
To finish up the day we’ll be making Recycled Paper. While this may be an activity done in art class, we’ll talk about molecular bonds and how recycling works in nature and at the Recycling Facilities.
Wear some clothes that can get dirty because we’ll be working in the Sector67 Garden. Gardening isn’t as easy as dig, plant, water. We’ll be prepping the soil and discussing the chemicals and “nutrition” needed to grow plants. We’ll also be taking Soil Samples from different locations around Sector67 to test the PH levels and discuss how/why samples not far apart may be different due to environmental affects.
Our snack will be Carbonated Fruit. We’ll pressurize different types of fruit pieces (you get to choose) to see how much carbonation each fruit can hold.
We’ll be making Cheesy Candles with everyday household items. These candles will really show some Wisconsin pride!
For snack we’ll be testing our senses for Sweet & Sour. Discuss the different areas of taste buds on our tongues and how they work together to create different tasting experiences. We’ll also be discussing how sight/touch/smell work into how we perceive taste of items.
We’ll then be building boats from limited resources to have a Boat Race. Mechanical engineers work long and hard on trying to make every piece of your car, boat, lawnmower, etc.. work perfectly. The kids will have to use what they’re given to try and make a boat that will float and outpace the other boats.
Is it a solid, or a liquid?? We’ll be doing some testing of Gooblek to discuss phase change and how there really are more than 3 states of matter.
Snack is still undetermined
To end the week we’ll be blasting off Chemical Launchers. By using chemical reaction’s we’ll see who can launch their cork higher into the air.