Don’t Bug Me (Pre-k)
Welcome to the world of creepy crawlers. Explore and observe critters like pill bugs, mega mealworms, earthworms, caterpillars, wax worms, and yes even the Madagascar Hissing Cockroach. Take home bug glasses, and see through the eyes of an insect. Wrap your body in an exoskeleton and understand why insects are a walking shield of armor. Like fireflies, make your own model firefly and make it glow in the dark. Make your own insect habitat, and explore what it’s really like living the life of a bug. All this and more, next creepy crawly session.
The Mad Scientist (Grades K-2)
Every child has a bit of a chemist side to them, and loves to mix different ingredients together. With a bit of guidance and direction from Carmelo the Science Fellow, you will create things like never before. Experiment and create your very own powerball that bounces so high it could reach the sky. Enter the world of Perfume Science and design your own perfume that suits you perfectly and make some perfumes for your family that is made especially for them. At one time chewing gum in school got you into big trouble. Here at the Cosmic Cove you will learn how to make gum in class as a lesson in the chemistry of food. Can you make the world’s best bubble gum? Learn how to mix ingredients and make a large tube of minty toothpaste. You will not be able to wait and brush your teeth.
The Laboratory of Fun (Grades 3-5)
Do you like mixing chemicals together? If so, then this is the class for you. Participate in the reactive glow experiment and create a material that glows an eerie green color that looks totally cool! Become a mad scientist and work in our bath bomb factory, where you will create numerous bath bombs and other fizzy experiments. Take home your results and test them in your bath. Work with dry ice and learn about matter like never before. It’s amazing to see a beaker filled with a bubbling potion that fills the room with “smoke”. It’s totally awesome! Do you like candy? Do you like soda? If so, let’s mix the two together and create geysers, rockets, and other sensational experiments. Do not miss this explosive fall after school class.