Active Learning in Science
Investigate the ability of water to change its shape and throw its weight around. Learn how water flows downward and fits perfectly into the path in which it follows. Come on in for some wet, wild and watery adventures!
Did you know that tide pools are rocky areas on the edge of an ocean that are filled with seawater, where a great variety of plants and creatures live? Examine this specialized ecosystem and discover influences that affect its inhabitants.
Did you know that everything we do is connected to energy in one form or another? Delve into solar, geothermal and wind energy. The enigma’s really in its ability to do work!
BRIDGES, DAMS AND TUNNELS
Did you know that the longest tunnel in the world is the Delaware Aqueduct which is drilled through solid rock and only transports water? Experiment with different kinds of bridges to find the strongest one. How much pressure can your dam withstand?
Life Science and Human Biology
Did you know that more than half of the body’s 206 bones are in the hands and feet? Discover what’s inside and outside our body. Can we always control the workings of each of our muscles? Don’t get immobilized when you find out the real answers!
Did you know that grains like rice and corn are really cultivated grass? Investigate nature’s food factory and try to fathom the enigmatic mechanisms of the fanciful flora. What does each production line do?
Did you know that a material can move from phase to phase, but still be the same substance? Test different materials to find out about their strength and durability. How do the materials of a house protect us from exposure to the extreme?
RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE
Life Science and Earth Science
Did you know that rainforests support over half of the plants and animals on Earth, even though it’s only 2% of Earth’s surface? Investigate the flora and fauna in the four layers. Are giant anacondas the longest snakes in the world?
Did you know that all mammals have hair? Investigate how they are different from other animals on earth. Find out how some can fly while others spend their lives in water. Why is warm blood so crucial to their survival?
Did you know that matter makes up everything, including us? Delve into chemistry to investigate the amazing properties of milk. Synthesize substances to make your own Zlime. It’s Ticklish Tea time!
UP, DOWN AND AROUND
Physics and Technology
Did you know that the longest vehicle in the world is almost 600 feet long and is used to transport rockets? Investigate how things move on land, in the air and in water. Figure out how to control forces and achieve tasks more easily. Wheels are not necessarily required!
Earth Science and Space Science
Are there more stars in the universe than grains of sand on Earth? Set up the sky stage to find out that night time is the right time. Build a spacecraft and sift moon rocks. What does “once in a blue moon” mean? It’s liftoff time!