05 Aug

Adventures: Exploratorium

by Ms. Doran Muus

A Final Week, Filled with Fun!

During the week of August 8, Adventures campers will choose from a collection of activities and simple experiments that they complete independently. Campers can measure and collect the materials and enjoy the following experimental explorations:

  • How to grow mold
  • How to make a mini volcano erupt
  • How to make Slime
  • How to create Outrageous Ooze
  • How to make a bubble burst
28 Jul

Adventures: Exploratorium

by Ms. Doran Muus

This Week in the Exploratorium…

During the week of August 1, our Adventures campers may choose from a collection of simple experiments that they complete independently. Among other things, campers will collect materials and follow directions to learn the following:

  • How to make a bouncy ball;
  • How to make a balloon expand without blowing air;
  • How to create a soft, fluffy soap cloud;
  • How to make a lavalamp; and
  • How to make gummy worms dance.
21 Jul

Adventures: Exploratorium

by Ms. Doran Muus

Exploring the Human Heart, Brain & More!

  • During the week of July 25, our Adventures campers will be able to choose an Exploratorium activity from several exciting options that further explore the human body, including:
    • Creating an accurate Playdoh model of our internal organs
    • Creating a realistic model of a pumping heart
    • Learning about the neurons in our brain
14 Jul

Adventures: Exploratorium

by Ms. Doran Muus 

Completely Creative Campers!

  • During the week of July 18 our Adventures campers will get completely creative in our Exploratorium as we continue our exploration of the human body.  Activities we have planned include:
    • Creating string-operated robotic arms
    • Building simple machines with Knex and 2 batteries
    • Making a stethoscope that can hear the heartbeat, and models of the digestive system (using recyclables)
    • Tracing our forms with chalk and then drawing the ‘insides’ (aka the internal organs)!
07 Jul

Adventures: Exploratorium

by Ms. Doran Muus 

Building and Creating all Week!

  • During the week of July 11, our Adventures campers will be engaged in exciting hands-on scientific explorations of the human body in our Exploratorium,  including building and creating a large moving skeleton and robotic hands (that the children control); making a model of the bones and muscles in the arm; and creating a moving model of the human spine!
27 Jun

Adventures: Exploratorium

 by Ms. Doran Muus:

Science Comes Alive in the Exploratorium

Next week we will look forward to the following adventures:

  • Build & examine a skeleton with a large floor puzzle
  • Color & make wearable paper model of an arm bone
  • Color & make wearable paper model of a spine
  • Color & make wearable paper model of hands and finger bones
  • Measure our arm and leg bones
  • Make & attach a model of muscles to arm bone
  • Make model of a brain using Playdoh