5 - 11 yrs
Thu, Apr 22, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
This course offers fully hands-on science activities. These projects for young scientists who like to conduct scientific experiments. If you find “Science is interesting”, then you are in the right place. During this course, students will build an understanding of scientific methods: Observation, Question, Hypothesis, Experiment, Data Collection, Analysis, Conclusion.
May Activities and Materials List
May 5th: Art Science with Skittles
4 white plate
1 Pack of Skittles
1 cup water
1 cup vinegar
1 cup milk
May 12th: Green House Effect
1 cup Vinegar – White, standard vinegar is best.
Baking Soda – Don’t use Baking Powder!
Measuring cups and spoons
Plastic Wrap – Also known as clingfilm.
Elastic bands – Large enough to fit over the mouth of the jar to secure the plastic wrap.
Heat Source – You can use a sunny window sill if you live somewhere with lots of hot direct sunlight, or use a heat lamp, space heater, or in our case we used a heat vent/radiator. It just needs to provide lots of heat evenly between the jars.
Thermometer – if possible non-contact infrared thermometer but you can also use standard dual scale thermometers. If you use standard thermometers you will need one for each jar
Masking Tape and Sharpie – For labeling the jars
May 19: Sweet Slurpee Experiment
Small plastic cup
Spoon or stir stick
Salt – coarse rock salt works best
Juice – We used Guava Juice as a special treat and it was DELICIOUS!
Non-contact digital infrared thermometer or standard thermometer
May 26: Oil vs Water
Baby oil (other liquid oils work too, but baby oil is clear
Cup, glass bowl, or petri dish.
Small cups (3)
Food coloring (minimum 2 colors, start with primary colors)
Dropper (like a medicine dropper, pipette, or even a syringe)
How To Participate
Attend class via Zoom video
This class will be hosted on Zoom video conferencing platform. You will receive an email 30 minutes before class starts with a link to the class and access instructions. We recommend you make sure your device is up to date and meets all system requirements before class.
5.0 out of 5
Based on 4 activity ratings
Feb 25, 2021
Great communication. Fun activities
Feb 18, 2021
My child loved and learned a lot from both the class and experiment. She had an awesome time!
Nothing, the class was perfect!
Jan 28, 2021
My daughter loves the class. She has fun!
Dec 6, 2020
My daughter was engaged every single second. The teacher is awesome!! This class makes science fun!
Truly, nothing. The class is amazing. From activities to organization to communication.
HANDS-ON SCIENCE ACTIVITIES
Location: ONLINE _ ZOOM
Response from Colorado S.T.E.A.M. Academy
Rosa, We appreciate you for taking the time to write your feedback. Lena has the extraordinary scientific knowledge and an interest in science. It gives us a chance to make her sessions more advance.
Reviews for Colorado S.T.E.A.M. Academy
4.5 out of 5
Based on 24 provider ratings
Apr 17, 2021
“It was very interesting to learn about how a thermometer works and make our own one with alcohol. I will show how it works to my classmates and friends.”
Provide material list as soon as register and including it in the note along the acess Instruction on the sync calendar.
Location: ONLINE _ ZOOM | Instructor: Alex Bienkowski
About Colorado S.T.E.A.M. Academy
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