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CRIME LAB

3rd - 5th

Science Center Visit:
(1 1/2 hrs) $9 per student
Max: 50 students

Visit Your Site: (1hr) $250 first presentation
$220 each for additional on same day
Max: 25 Students

Working in teams participants investigate a crime scene using the techniques of fingerprinting, chromatography and various clues. The goal is to solve the crime of the missing Madagascar hissing roaches. An exciting and challenging experience. All materials are included.

 

SPA SCIENCE

3rd & up

Science Center Visit:
(1 1/2 hrs) $12 per student
Max: 50 students

Visit Your Site: (1hr) $335 first presentation
$295 each for additional on same day
Max: 25 Students

Learn the science behind cosmetics and skin care products. Students will discuss the function of skin, examine the process and products used to create the lotions and potions they use on their body. They will measure, mix and mold soap and bath fizz while using proper laboratory skills and equipment.(Out programs require use of microwave and freezer.)

 

BE A SCIENTIST! -STATES OF MATTER

1st - 6th

Science Center Visit:
(1 3/4hrs) $12 per student
Max: 50 students

Visit Your Site: (1 1/2hrs) $335 first presentation
$295 each for additional on same day
Max: 25 Students

Explore the states of matter in a creative lab setting. Presentation allows students to differentiate between solids, liquids and gases. Children make polymer " Phlubber" and start a crystal garden to take home. Experimentation culminates in the production of a particularly tasty crystallized concoction, better known as ice cream.(At your site Crystal gardens are demo garden for classroom only.)

 

CHEMISTRY DETECTIVE

4th & Up

Science Center Visit:
(1 1/2 hrs) $9 per student
Max: 50 students

Visit Your Site: (1hr) $250 first presentation
$220 each for additional on same day
Max: 25 Students

Students perform qualitative tests on common house-hold powders, and on a "mystery" powder. They use analytical thinking and deductive reasoning to solve the identity of the unknown substance. Concrete ideas about atoms and molecules are formulated as students participate in this challenging program.

 

GLUEY & GOOEY CHEMISTRY

1st – 3rd

Science Center Visit:
(1 1/2 hrs) $9 per student
Max: 50 students

Visit Your Site: (1hr) $250 first presentation
$220 each for additional on same day
Max: 25 Students

If you like getting your hands into gooey and slimy substances this is the chemistry class for you. Experience the magic of combining molecules to create new substances. Participants make glue using milk and other household materials. When they add additional substances to the glue, something totally different is created! All materials are included.

 

PAPERMAKING

2nd - 6th

Science Center Visit:
(1 1/2 hrs) $9 per student
Max: 50 students

Visit Your Site: (1hr) $250 first presentation
$220 each for additional on same day
Max: 25 Students

Learn how the first civilizations made paper. Using pulp from old newspapers, participants create, and design their own paper using glitter and other materials. Recycling is emphasized. All materials are included.

 

ICE CREAM SCIENCE

1st & Up

Science Center Visit:
(1 1/2 hrs) $9 per student
Max: 50 students

Visit Your Site: (1hr) $250 first presentation
$220 each for additional on same day
Max: 25 Students

In a lab setting participants perform hands-on experiments that explore the molecular nature of matter. Experimentation culminates in the production of a particularly tasty crystallized concoction, better known as ice cream. A yummy experience!*(Out programs must provide a freezer)