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June 2015

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, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNVID0622
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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


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, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNCOM0622
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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


LEGO Advanced Vehicles

Discover the next level of LEGO vehicle construction. Construct realistic vehicles that have 4 wheel drive, multi-speed transmission, and rack and pinion steering.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNLAV0622
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


Introduction to Chemistry

Enter the exciting world of chemistry! Investigate chemicals and colors, gases and liquids, weights and densities.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNCHM0622
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


CAMP: Minifigure Movie Stars

Make a LEGO minifigure into the star of your animated film adventure. Learn new animation tricks every day. Build LEGO sets. Edit the video and add sound and credits. Watch your film online.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXMIN0622
Fee: $205, $195 Members

CAMP: Star Adventures

Explore galaxies far away, learn more about your favorite star movies, build spacecraft and play with rockets.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXSTA0622
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Preschool Science: Kitchen Chemistry

Measure, mix and bake pretzels and cookies. Pop popcorn and make a drink in your in-house "laboratory."
Age(s): 5-6
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 10-11:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRKIT0622
Fee: $121, $115 Members

Design an App

Hey game designers! Take the next step and design your own app. Share it with your friends to test and play. Using the free version of the Stencyl program, you can build a professional quality game that can be played on computers, the web or even portable devices.
Age(s): 13-16
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YTAPP0622
Fee: $205, $195 Members

CAMP: LEGO Dragsters and Monster Trucks

Find out the secrets of torque and speed using LEGO models that you design to shoot down a drag strip or climb over a pile of cars.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXDRA0622
Fee: $163, $155 Members

CAMP: Tiny Living Specimens

Delve into microscopic worlds and play with tools to make tiny creatures giant. Examine live macro invertebrates. Uncover details hidden to the naked eye and create your own fantastic creatures.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXTIN0622
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Ultimate Scratch

Use Scratch to build your own interactive computer game the first week of camp. Advance your Scratch 2.0 skills in the second week as you power up, make your own blocks, and use the camera to control the game with your body. Access your game online to play later. Two-week camp: you must register for both weeks.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Two weeks, Mon-Fri, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26, Jun 29, Jun 30, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNULT0622
Fee: $410, $390 Members

Build a Remote Control Car

Build a self-propelled, wire-controlled vehicle using batteries, motors, and wiring. Test out your car's performance under a variety of conditions.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNRCC0622
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


Design and Build a Mini-Golf Course

Play the museum's mini-golf course. Design and build a tabletop version of your own mini-golf hole using a variety of materials; there will be a mini-golf tournament the last day of class.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNGOL0622
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


Dazzling Digital Art

Create dazzling digital art designs then print and exhibit your work. Using DesignBlocks, a free design program, you'll create and explore designs and patterns that bring together art, math, and computer programming.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNDAZ0622
Fee: $205, $195 Members

CAMP: Build a Fort

Imagine a fort too big to fit under the dining room table. Come build big with cardboard and creat the life-size fort of your dreams!
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXFOR0622
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


Robotics Lab

Automaton, cyborg, bionic, android - how do they differ from each other? Discover what inspires robotics engineers as you assemble your robot kit and explore its capabilities. Program handheld computers to control sensors and motors on a robot. Investigate artificial intelligence and biomimicry. Learn about the Kinematic Chain. Build a robotic arm.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 29, Jun 30, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YDROB0629
Fee: $373, $355 Members

Preschool Science: LEGO Fun for the Very Young

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Age(s): 3-5
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 29, Jun 30, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3
Time: 8:45-9:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YPFUN0629
Fee: $63, $60 Members

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


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, Jun 29, Jun 30, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXVET0629
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


Comic Creator

Students will learn how to draw, write and structure comic strips using digital imaging software such as Comic Life, digital photography, and drawing programs such as Gimp and ArtRage.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 29, Jun 30, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNCMC0629
Fee: $205, $195 Members

Design a "Smart" House

Create a model of a high-tech dream home of the future. Using handheld computers and recycled materials, build and design your mini-house. Add light, sound, and program the house to turn on the stereo, and scare away burglars. Take your house home!
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 29, Jun 30, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNSMT0629
Fee: $236, $225 Members

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