Activity Detail

Mad Science Club - 7 weeks

All Mad Science programs are conducted by highly-trained professional instructors who make science fun and exciting for children.  more info...
Location: Thales Academy - Holly Springs
Dates: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 -
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 details
Grades: K - Gr 5
Section #: TAHS003
Registration closes: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
PRICE: $109.00



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Description



DISCOVER THE NASA ACADEMY OF FUTURE SPACE EXPLORERS! Take a voyage of discovery into the atmosphere and beyond! Explore planets, moons and other space phenomena in our solar system. Discover the difficulties of space travel, the challenges of living in space and try assembling a satellite while training to be an astronaut. Build exciting space travel take homes like rockets and shuttle copters, and see a launch. Students will have lots of projects to make and to take home, plus - Mad Science is the ONLY organization licensed to use these activities for summer camps and school programs. All material developed by Mad Science and NASA.

Planets and Moons
Explore the farthest reaches of our solar system and create a lunar eclipse in this “mad” planetary tour! Learn how the planets stack up in terms of terrain, atmosphere, and size! How do they differ from our own planet, and how are they the similar? Find out the answers to this question and more!

Atmosphere and Beyond
Why do stars twinkle? How are rainbows formed? In this lab, young scientists are on a mission to explore the atmosphere on Earth, and beyond! Travel to the end of the rainbow and make a sunset! Mix up various planetary atmospheres, one molecule at a time! Learn about the various gases that make up our atmosphere, and discover how stars would look in space and see what makes them twinkle!

Space Phenomena
Probe the mysteries of meteors and bounce around satellite light in this phenomenal program on space events! Learn about comets, craters, and other eerie cosmic events!

Sun and Stars
This stellar program is your ticket to the stars! Watch star dust burn, and journey through a soapy galaxy as you investigate the life cycle of stars!

Space Travel
Learn what it takes to be a true globetrotter! Race a balloon rocket and design your own car engine as you learn about thrust. Learn about the various parts of a rocket and the role they play in flight, then see the principles of propulsion at work in a real rocket launch!

Space Technology
In this lab, young scientists will explore the technology designed for outer space! Steer a laser beam through a laser maze, find hidden mountains using the principles of radar technology, and discover everyday objects originally designed for use in space!

Living in Space
Live the life of an astronaut as you suit up for space flight! Using team-building skills, students will navigate through their very own space mission. Then, it's time to explore life in outer space! Find out how much you would weigh if you lived on Pluto and how old you would be if you lived on Saturn! Then, build a model space station of your own!

Schedule

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:40 PM
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:40 PM
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:40 PM
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:40 PM
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:40 PM
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:40 PM
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:40 PM

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