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August 2015

Design a Computer Game: Create Your Own Adventure Game

Build your own interactive adventure game and story using programming software from the MIT Media Lab - Scratch 2.0! Select a theme, write a story, build an environment, create characters, and add puzzles and sound effects. Access your game online to play later.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNCOM0824
Fee: $205, $195 Members

Miniature Motor-Powered Creations

Work with electricity, cardboard and motors to create unusual moving contraptions.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNMOT0824
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Carpentry for Kids: Castles and Catapults

Design and build a miniature castle to scale using wood, your ingenuity and skill. Experiment with medieval technology like trebuchets and catapults to defend your castle.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNCAT0824
Fee: $163, $155 Members

CAMP: LEGO Machines and Structures

Learn new LEGO building techniques to make machines that move and structures that can bear weight.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXMAS0824
Fee: $163, $155 Members

CAMP: Get Set to be a Vet

Explore the careers of veterinarians, discover how to take better care of your pets and make dog treats. Learn safe behavior around dogs, examine real animal X-rays and perform a mock surgery.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXVTP0824
Fee: $163, $155 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


Preschool Science: Life Science

We'll turn the classroom into a living laboratory with animals and plants to observe. We'll go outside to examine critters and look through a microscope at tiny creatures. We'll talk about what makes something alive.
Age(s): 3-5
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 8:45-9:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YPLIF0831
Fee: $63, $60 Members

Mad Scientists' Lab

Concoct chemical potions and conduct crazy physics experiments. Work with dry ice and explore motion.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXMAA0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


Maker: Carpentry

Learn by doing! Pick up your tools and spend a week making projects in the carpentry workshop. Build marble mazes and games. Finish the week building your own design to take home.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNMAK0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


Chain Reaction Contraption

Create a ridiculously long series of mechanical and electrical actions that end in a grand finale! Learn about basic circuitry, then incorporate electric motors in your chain reaction.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNCRC0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


Blow It Up!

Make exploding pillows, check out a Mentos fountain and experiment with different kinds of rockets in this exciting class.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNBLW0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


CAMP: Super Scratch

Use programming software from MIT Media Lab to build your own interactive game and story. Scratch 2.0 allows you to make a game at the museum and continue programming at home.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXSUP0831
Fee: $205, $195 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


CAMP: Wizard School

For fans of Harry P: take a potions class, learn the science of magic, make some flying things and learn the history behind dragons and alchemy.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXWIZ0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


CAMP: Robots and Rockets

Find out what robots can and cannot do, make a robotic arm and play with a real robot. Experiment with propulsion and make different kinds of rockets.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXRAR0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


Preschool Science: Life Science

We'll turn the classroom into a living laboratory with animals and plants to observe. We'll go outside to examine critters and look through a microscope at tiny creatures. We'll talk about what makes something alive.
Age(s): 5-6
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 10-11:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRLIF0831
Fee: $121, $115 Members

CAMP: Robots and Rockets

Find out what robots can and cannot do, make a robotic arm and play with a real robot. Experiment with propulsion and make different kinds of rockets.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXRAP0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

This class is full.


CAMP: App, Build, Code

Build your own App! Use MIT’s free App Designer to create an App that can be played on Android devices. Test your app on our tablets as we create interactive programs that take pictures, make sounds, and respond to your touch.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNAPP0831
Fee: $205, $195 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


CAMP: Drawing + LEGO = Animation

Combine drawings and LEGO bricks into your own creation. Make a movie and use SAM animation software to film your movie. Share your films online.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXDRW0831
Fee: $205, $195 Members

CAMP: LEGO Machines and Structures

Learn new LEGO building techniques to make machines that move and structures that can bear weight.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXMAS0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Mad Scientists' Lab

Concoct chemical potions and conduct crazy physics experiments. Work with dry ice and explore motion.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXMAD0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


Video Mashup

Master the art of video special effects. Cut and paste video clips using Final Cut editing software. Learn how to use green screen technology to put yourself into a movie.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNVID0831
Fee: $205, $195 Members