Queen City STEM

 

 Club for Grades K -1-2

With Miss Ava, The Science Lady

Mondays:   2:45 -4:00       Cost: $65

Phone: 704-942-8817    Email: missava@missava.net

April 17: Ooze: Mix corn starch and water to makes a colloid that acts like both a liquid and a solid. Dribble it off your finger tips. Add food coloring to make swirls.

April 24: Bones: Examine the bones of a cow and chart them like a paleontologist would. Compare the skulls of the cow, deer, and wild boar.

May 1: Fossil Fun: See real specimens, prints, and replicas. Scrape off the play doh to see if you have an ammonite, trilobite, fern, or shark’s tooth fossil.

May 8: Physics: Learn about the effects of invisible forces like centrifugal force and magnetism. Construct a paper roller coaster.

May 15: Invisible Forces: Experience the difference between gravity, inertia, magnetism, and centrifugal force. Make a spinning cup for your collection.

May 22: Tracking Animals: Learn how to identify the tracks of animals like deer, bear, and raccoon. Make a field guide to keep.

Club for Grades 6 and 7

With Miss Ava, The Science Lady

Thursdays:  2:45 – 4:00       Cost: $65

Phone: 704-942-8817    Email: missava@missava.net

April 20: Uncovering Ancient Mysteries: Discuss how huge stone structures like Machu Picchu could have been constructed. Make a clay model.

April 27: Astronaut Training: Learn about the Apollo 13 mission where astronauts had to make an adapter that would save their lives. Construct a tool using a variety of items.

May 4: Tracking Animals: Learn how to identify the tracks of animals like deer, bear, and raccoon. Make a field guide to keep.

May 11: Rock Hounds: Examine a collection of sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rock. Choose a semi precious gemstone for your collection.

May 18: Physics Fun: Learn about the effects of invisible forces like centrifugal force and magnetism. Construct a paper roller coaster.

May 25: ZAP! Electricity: Hand crank the Van deGraaf Generator to make static electricity. Make a simple electroscope to keep.

To Register for a Club

  1.  Send an email to missava@missava.net Include your child’s name, age, your name, your email address, the teacher’s name, and grade.
  2. You may send a check in the amount of $65 written to The Original Curiosity Camp with your child on the first day of club OR
  3. You may pay for the club using Paypal on line.
  4. You will receive a confirmation via email.

 


Queen City STEM club