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Kids

Mad Science - Dry Ice

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Ambler

Children will be introduced to the scientific concepts of phase changes and states of matter.  They will witness the phenomenon of sublimation as we demonstrate the unique properties of dry ice and the spectacular “smoke” it creates.  The children will learn that dry ice is really frozen carbon dioxide and will experience the Mad Science burp, a display of bubbling potions and, finally, a thrilling grand finale!

Ages 6-12 ~ Registration required. Sign up at Ambler or call 215-646-1072

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Mad Science - Slime Time

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Ambler

Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming around!  In this program, we will explore, create and play with the most entertaining and useful molecule known to science, and discover its many shapes and forms.  Child will create slime using the Mad Science recipe, and then enter the Slime Olympics! Children even make their own slime that they get to take home and keep!

Ages 6-12 ~ Registration required. Sign up at Ambler or call 215-646-1072

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Mad Science - Super Structures @ Ambler

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Ambler

Discover the strengths of triangles, cylinders and arches.  Learn how combinations of these shapes are used to build sturdy homes and skyscrapers!  Children will build their own bridge and discuss the fundamentals of secure architecture.

Ages 6-12. ~ Registration required. Sign up at Ambler or call 215-646-1072

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Mad Science - Detective Science @ Ambler

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Ambler

Step into the role of a detective and discover how forensic science plays an important role in solving crimes. Find out if you would make a good witness when your observation skills are put to the test and take home an identification kit to record your fingerprints and other vital information.

Ages 6-12 ~ Registration required. Sign up at Ambler or call 215-646-1072.

 

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Junior Reactors Science Workshop

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Create a tiny world of atoms with your very own set of Atomic Coins! Students will learn the difference between physical and chemical reactions as they perform and observe engaging experiments. Junior scientists will discover how small atoms are and mix up reactive ingredients for some sensational results!

Ages 6-12 ~ Registration required. ~ Summer Enrichment Class

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Junior Reactors Science Workshop

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Create a tiny world of atoms with your very own set of Atomic Coins! Students will learn the difference between physical and chemical reactions as they perform and observe engaging experiments. Junior scientists will discover how small atoms are and mix up reactive ingredients for some sensational results!

Ages 6-12 ~ Registration required. ~ Summer Enrichment Class

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Mad Science - Science of Toys Workshop

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Did you know that some toys work because of basic science principles? Students will bounce balls and experiment with a magnetic spin wheel among other classic toys to discover the science of motion through fun hands-on activities. Find out how our woodpecker toy works due to potential and kinetic energy and take home a bouncy ball that the students create themselves!

Ages 6-12 ~ Registration Required. Sign up here. ~ Summer Enrichment Class

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Mad Science - Science of Toys Workshop

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Did you know that some toys work because of basic science principles? Students will bounce balls and experiment with a magnetic spin wheel among other classic toys to discover the science of motion through fun hands-on activities. Find out how our woodpecker toy works due to potential and kinetic energy and take home a bouncy ball that the students create themselves!

Ages 6-12 ~ Registration Required. Sign up here. ~ Summer Enrichment Class

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Mad Science - Radical Robots Science Workshop

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Radical Robots gives students a chance to see how science and technolgy go hand-in-hand. Real robots are devices that operate automatically with humanlike skill. Students discover how robots work in our place and are introduced to several real-life examples such as the Canadarm. Children move through learning centers to test and differentiate between robots, automatons, and remote control devices. They learn how robotic devices use sensors to learn about their environment. Students will build and take home a mechanical robot hand.

Ages 6-12 ~ Registration required. Sign up here for 4 PM ~ Summer Enrichment Class

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