These 1 hour workshops will run every Thursday from 6-7pm (weather permitting) from July 2 – August 20, 2020. They will cover a variety of nature themed subjects, and are broken into two age groups to ensure the most fun for all involved!
In order to comply with provincial regulations surrounding Covid-19, workshop space is extremely limited, so we ask that you only register for 1 workshop. If there are any remaining spots 24 hours before a workshop is held, we will open up registration to anyone, so make sure you follow us on Facebook!
July 2: Dry Ice: ages 6- 8
Make an ice cube in less than 1 minute, learn how cold dry ice really is and what makes it dry, taste our Mad Science Burp Potion, learn if dry ice is an acid or a base through color changing reactions and see what happens when we mix dry ice with liquid soap!
July 9: Walloping Weather: ages 9 – 12
Learn how and why seasons change, how weather is measured, the good and the bad of UV rays, how to protect our skin from UV rays, what causes lightening & thunder and about the water cycle. Students will take home a Mad Science Sun Bead Kit.
July 16: Bugs: ages 6 – 8
Explore the diverse word of insects, their habitats, how they adapt to their environment, & how they protect themselves. Students will take home a Mad Science Insecta-Vision.
July 23: Mineral Mania: ages 9 – 12
Students have fun looking at all sorts of rocks & minerals, learn how they are formed, do a streak test, learn how a volcano is made and make a volcano, pan for gems and take home your treasure.
July 30: Dinosaurs: ages 6 – 8
Kids examine fossil casts and explore the differences in the teeth of herbivorous and carnivorous dinosaurs. Students participate in a mini dinosaur excavation and stain a dinosaur tooth to take home.
August 6: Science of Flight: ages 9 – 12
The Wright brothers would be proud as we learn the fundamentals about flight, drag, gravity, lift, and thrust. Students will take home a Mad Science Skyhawk Plane.
August 13: Slippery Science: ages 6 – 8
Children will learn that science can be slippery, squashy, stretchy and slimy. Experiment with squishy putty to discover why some materials stretch and some break, see if a needle can pass through a balloon without bursting and stir up some Mad Science Slime to take home.
August 20: Magnificent Magnets: ages 9 – 12
What is the largest magnet in the world? Explore the invisible forces of magnets & their effects on different objects. Learn how electromagnets work & try our magnetic paperclip challenge. Students will each receive a Mad Science Magnet Lab to continue experimenting with forces after class.
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