Afterschool Program

Mesmerizing Science - 10 week program

MESMERIZING SCIENCE - 10 Week Program more info...
Location: Valley Catholic School
Dates: Thursday, October 3, 2019 -
Thursday, December 12, 2019 details
Grades: K - Gr 6
Section #: VALC075
Registration closes: Thursday, October 17, 2019
PRICE: $190.00

Registration

CALL TO REGISTER: Online registration for this class is currently closed but you may give us a call at (503) 230-8040.



Description

SCIENCE OF MAGIC
Magic? No, its science! You’ll learn the secrets behind famous magic that you can recreate for yourself! Mother nature has some tricks of her own, and we’d like to show you what’s up her sleeve!

LIGHTS, COLOR, ACTION
Uncover the hidden components in ordinary light and attend a spectacular chemical energy display!

MOVIE EFFECTS
Grab your popcorn but don’t sit back... we’re going to learn first-hand how advances in science and technology make our favorite special effects possible. It’s Einstein meets Spielberg in a class of 3...2...1...Action!

OPTICAL ILLUSIONS
Build your own periscope while learning about optics, reflection and sight.
Watch celebrity images change before your very eyes! Seeing is not always believing.


DETECTIVE SCIENCE
Discover how science is used to solve real crimes! Watch as the classroom is transformed into a crime lab for this exciting exploration of the fundamentals of forensics.

SONIC SOUNDS
Discover sound, sound waves and the way household items can be used to create amazing movie effects...

HARNESSING HEAT
Witness a mini-rocket launch while learning the properties of heat. Really understand why heat rises and why heated molecules take up more space and why friction makes molecules move faster.

KITCHEN CHEMISTRY
Cooking is all about chemistry! Students will be introduced to the virtual laboratory we call a kitchen in a novel and practical application of science! Dinnertime will never be the same...

MATTER OF FACT
Matter, matter everywhere, but why does that matter to me? Take a closer look at the nuts and bolts of the universe! Construct a model molecule and build, touch, and feel some wild and wacky polymers!

SCIENTIFIC METHOD 2.0
OHEC...Observation, Hypothesis, Experiment, & Observation. In this high-energy class students will explore the science of elastic energy, and discover why some balls bounce, and others fall flat!

Schedule

Thursday, October 3, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:10 PM
Thursday, October 10, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:10 PM
Thursday, October 17, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:10 PM
Thursday, October 24, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:10 PM
Thursday, October 31, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:10 PM
Thursday, November 7, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:10 PM
Thursday, November 14, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:10 PM
Thursday, November 21, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:10 PM
Thursday, December 5, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:10 PM
Thursday, December 12, 2019
3:10 PM - 4:10 PM

Please specify the 'Dismissal Options' to let us know where to direct your child after the class