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Students get an overall introduction to biology and related chemistry through our proven, hands-on activities. Students will explore the living world, including learning to use microscopes to examine a variety of plant and animal specimens, begin to understand the periodic table and experiment with a variety of chemical interactions.

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WED - 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Skill Level


Grade Level

Gr 3-5

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Session 3

WED: Jan 22, 2020 - Mar 11, 2020 [1:30 - 3:00 PM]

Science Detectives

Students become detectives of the natural world by engaging in a variety of biology and chemisty experiments. They'll learn through real hands-on activities, making observations and arriving at conclusions!

Week 1:

Herba-s, Carni-s & Omnivores: What kind of animals eat what kinds of food? They'll craft a "cootie catcher" designed to help them learn about the different types of "Vores."

Week 2:

Habitats & Food Chains: Students will learn about these concepts with puzzles and card games.

Week 3:

The Human Body: Learning the major systems, including skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems, as well as the major organs through models and games.

Week 4:

Life Cycle of Butterflies: Over the first few weeks, students will study life cycle as our caterpillars morph into butterflies!

Week 5:

States of Matter: Students learn about the 4 main states of matter and engage in fun activities to watch how each manifest.

Week 6:

Atoms in Us: Studying atomic structure with model building activities.

Week 7:

What makes things fizzle?: A study of a variety of carbon dioxide producing chemical reactions.

Week 8:

Vitamin C Testing: Students will conduct a real lab experiment by using iodine to test which liquids have the most Vitamin C.

Session 4

WED: Mar 18, 2020 - May 20, 2020 [1:30 - 3:00 PM]
(No class on Apr 1, Apr 8)

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