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STEM SCHOOL: STEM CORE - APPRENTICE (8 sessions)



We focus on fun and exploration! Students engage in hands-on activities designed to foster their fascination and curiosity, through popular topics that capture the imagination. Students will grow in confidence as they develop the fundamental scientific skills of observation, testing, and teamwork. Each session focuses on one subject. Each 8-week block features a selection from our core range of STEM fields: chemistry, biology, astronomy, physics, inventor/creator (engineering), geology, paleontology, archaeology, geography, environmental science, robotics, and programming.


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Date/Time

THU - 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Skill Level

Apprentice

Ages
Grade Level

8-11
Gr 3-5

Session 1

THU: Sep 12, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019 [10:00 - 11:00 AM]

Exploring Earth & Space

Students can explore the world as well as journey out into our solar system! They will get to grips with geography, geology, astrophysics, engineering, chemistry, and biology, as they gain an understanding of our home planet and beyond!

Week 1:

Journey to the Center of the Earth: Students create a model of earth, showing layers to the core.

Week 2:

Rocks and Minerals: Students analyze and identify different types of rocks and minerals.

Week 3:

Intro to Cartography: Students learn to both make and read maps, before embarking on a global treasure hunt!

Week 4:

Survival in Extreme Environments: Students design a shelter for a scientist working in an extreme environment on earth.

Week 5:

Ancient Wonders of the World: Students study and build replicas of famous ancient monuments, using physical and digital techniques.

Week 6:

Journey through the Solar System! Students create a model of our solar system, exploring the planets, moons, asteroid belts, and star that share our home in the universe.

Week 7:

Stargazers! Students explore the constellations of the night sky and make their own telescopes.

Week 8:

3-2-1 Lift-Off! Students design and make a working rocket with a detachable probe and parachute.

Session 2

THU: Nov 7, 2019 - Jan 16, 2020 [10:00 - 11:00 AM]
(No class on Nov 28, Dec 26, Jan 2)

Session 3

THU: Jan 23, 2020 - Mar 12, 2020 [10:00 - 11:00 AM]

Session 4

THU: Mar 19, 2020 - May 21, 2020[ 10:00 - 11:00 AM]
(No class on Apr 2, Apr 9)

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8 sessions
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7 sessions
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