Discover why science is the real star on the big screen. Create cool sound effects. Toy with 3-D technology. Make motion pictures come alive. Sketch a short feature in the Cartoon Creator™ flipbook.
The Science of Magic
Learn the science behind illusions, read minds, and perform a Houdini-style escape! Amaze and amuse friends and family with the Curious Cube™. It’s not magic—it’s science!
Work against your eyes. Trick your brain with lines and coils. Discover how mirrors and their reflections can play tricks on what you see. Make a Periscope to see above and beyond. Seeing is not always believing.
Build your very own robot hand to take home in this class that focus on technology. Explore how robots can be used to make our lives easier. Experiment with robots that can do some extraordinary tasks, infrared robots, robotic arms and even soccer playing robots.
Uncover the source of sound. Tap into sound waves and fill your ears with vibrations. Create sound effects and change the pitch of your voice. Use your Sonic Horn™ to make some noise.
The Science of Toys
What makes toys work? Move out of the way for motorized toys. Take a spin with kinetic tops. Balance a bird to reveal its center of gravity. A twist of the wrist sets your Yo-yo spinning!
Simulate the effects of an ocean oil spill, and develop creative techniques to clean it up! Create your own Rescue Diver™ while learning about water, waves, and the environment.
Children will have the opportunity to learn more about the force of gravity in this class. They will conduct hands on experiments that will provide the opportunity to explore the force of gravity, the center of gravity and even to defy gravity.
Science of Art
Get your left and right brains working together and discover the links between science and art. Mix and separate colors, uncover art forgeries, investigate friction. Discover that science is an important part of art, and make you own distorted image to take home.
Let's talk about telecommunications! Students link to a network and work with radio signals. Children wing through a cell tower relay and trackcell phone users. They bring home the Wired World™, an optical fiber telecommunications model.
Super Power Sources
Embark on a quest for alternative energy sources! Harness the sun's heat and ramp up a power generation station. Act out a "Power Hunters" to search for renewable and nonrenewable resources.