Classes

Session 1 (2nd and 3rd grade)

Bubble Bash!

They're fun to play with and good for cleaning! Have fun learning about bubbles and then come make some!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
soap and water

Climate Creativity

This class dives into climate science and the greenhouse effect! We will be making personal greenhouses to see its effects firsthand.
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
a few seeds and a large, clear plastic cup (to cover the growing plant)

Magic Milk

Learn about the bond interactions of milk and how the surface tension causes a firework-like effect.
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
Milk, food coloring, dish soap, cotton swabs/Q-tips. (parental supervision advised)

Reptiles and Amphibians

Learn about the life history, ecology, physiology, and conservation of reptiles and amphibians. Live specimen will be shown on camera!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
none

An Ecosystem Overview

Learn about the basics of how ecosystems are connected, including food chains and the water cycle.
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
empty water bottle, gravel, soil, seeds, and tape.

Lemon Volcano

Learn how acids and bases interact to create a carbon dioxide gas and form a colorful explosion!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
baking soda, lemons, food coloring (parental supervision advised)

Germs and Safety

Learn about the importance of washing your hands and the microbes in the world around us!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
bowl, water, pepper, dish soap

Build a Lung

Have you ever wondered how your lungs work? At Build-A-Lung, you'll learn about the respiratory system as you make a model of your very own lungs!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
2 paper lunch sacks, 2 straws, duct tape.

pH Rainbow

Using red cabbage juice we can test the pH of common household substances. Watch as we turn these substances into a beautiful rainbow!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
none

Groovology: Lava Lamp Lab

This class throws it back to the groovy 70s. Make your own lava lamp and learn about density and polarity!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
plastic water bottle, vegetable oil, food coloring, Alka Selzer tablets.

Almost Gone: The Rarest Species

Endangered species may not be around forever, so it is important to study them while we can. Join us to learn about the most rare and interesting animals and plants around the world and in your very own backyard! REQUIRED MATERIALS:
none

Wicked Weather

Do you like storms? Have you ever wondered how a storm works? if so, come and learn about this and more in Wicked Weather and test it out for yourself!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
mason jar (larger is better), dish soap, and glitter (or other decoration)

Secret Message Writing

In this class you can learn how to write secret messages like a secret agent at home!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
White crayon (or waxy candle) and water color paint (or other watered down colored liquid)

Session 2 (4th, 5th, and 6th grade)

Bubble Bash!

They're fun to play with and good for cleaning! Have fun learning about bubbles and then come make some!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
soap and water

Reptiles and Amphibians

Learn about the life history, ecology, physiology, and conservation of reptiles and amphibians. Live specimen will be shown on camera!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
none

Germs and Safety

Learn about the importance of washing your hands and the microbes in the world around us!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
bowl, water, pepper, dish soap

Climate Creativity

This class dives into climate science and the greenhouse effect! We will be making personal greenhouses to see its effects firsthand.
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
a few seeds and a large, clear plastic cup (to cover the growing plant)

Magic Milk

Learn about the bond interactions of milk and how the surface tension causes a firework-like effect.
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
Milk, food coloring, dish soap, cotton swabs/Q-tips.

An Ecosystem Overview

Learn about the basics of how ecosystems are connected, including food chains and the water cycle.
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
empty water bottle, gravel, soil, seeds, and tape.

Lemon Volcano

Learn how acids and bases interact to create a carbon dioxide gas and form a colorful explosion!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
baking soda, lemons, food coloring

Build a Lung

Have you ever wondered how your lungs work? At Build-A-Lung, you'll learn about the respiratory system as you make a model of your very own lungs!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
2 paper lunch sacks, 2 straws, duct tape.

pH Rainbow

Using red cabbage juice we can test the pH of common household substances. Watch as we turn these substances into a beautiful rainbow!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
none

Groovology: Lava Lamp Lab

This class throws it back to the groovy 70s. Make your own lava lamp and learn about density and polarity!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
plastic water bottle, vegetable oil, food coloring, Alka Selzer tablets.

Secret Message Writing

In this class you can learn how to write secret messages like a secret agent at home! REQUIRED MATERIALS:
White crayon (or waxy candle) and water color paint (or other watered down colored liquid)

Almost Gone: The Rarest Species

Endangered species may not be around forever, so it is important to study them while we can. Join us to learn about the most rare and interesting animals and plants around the world and in your very own backyard! REQUIRED MATERIALS:
none

Wicked Weather

Do you like storms? Have you ever wondered how a storm works? if so, come and learn about this and more in Wicked Weather and test it out for yourself!
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
mason jar (larger is better), dish soap, and glitter (or other decoration)