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July 2014

Tsunamis, Tornadoes, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes

This class is all about natural disasters. Put your hand in a tornado, make a model of an earthquake and watch a volcano erupt.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 11, Jul 10, Jul 7, Jul 8, Jul 9
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXTSN0707
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Preschool Science: Dinomania

Look at dinosaur bones, make some different kinds of dinosaurs and visit our paleontology hall.
Age(s): 3-5
Date: Mon, Wed & Fri, Jul 7, Jul 9, Jul 11
Time: 9-10am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YPDIN0707
Fee: $33, $31 Members

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


Preschool science: Dinomania

Look at dinosaur bones, make some different kinds of dinosaurs and visit our paleontology hall.
Age(s): 5-6
Date: Mon, Wed & Fri, Jul 7, Jul 9, Jul 11
Time: 10:30am-12:15pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRDIN0707
Fee: $66, $62 Members

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, Jul 10, Jul 9, Jul 8, Jul 7, Jul 11
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXMFM0707
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, Jul 10, Jul 11, Jul 9, Jul 8, Jul 7
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNDCG0707
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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


Tsunamis, Tornadoes, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes

This class is all about natural disasters. Put your hand in a tornado. Make a model of an earthquake and watch a volcano erupt.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 10, Jul 11, Jul 9, Jul 7, Jul 8
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNTSU0707
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


LEGO Space Station

What do people need to survive on a space station? Make components such as sleeping quarters, solar collectors, a greenhouse and a water recycling facility from LEGO Technic pieces, then put them together for our final project, a model space station.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 11, Jul 10, Jul 9, Jul 8, Jul 7
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXSPC0707
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


Carpentry For Kids: the Pinball Machine

Design and construct your own tabletop pinball machine with wood and other materials. Experiment with the dynamics of action/reaction and cause/effect.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 10, Jul 11, Jul 9, Jul 7, Jul 8
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNPIN0707
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Preschool Science: Wild Weather

Learn about rain, wind, sun, and even tornadoes. Make your own wind toy and snow-cones.
Age(s): 5-6
Date: Tue & Thu, Jul 8, Jul 10
Time: 10:30am-12:15pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRWTH0708
Fee: $43, $41 Members

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


Pandemonium Art

Go crazy building and drawing with jitterbots that jump and dance. Art and numbers collide as you paint with magnets and explore balance and motion in mobiles. Create bubble prints and contrast order and chaos on paper.
Age(s): 6-10
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 14, Jul 15, Jul 16, Jul 17, Jul 18
Time: 8am-4pm
Location: St. Catherine University
Course Code: YDART0714
Fee: $336, $320 Members

Dinosaur Science Theater

Visit the Ultimate Dinosaurs exhibit all week for extensive learning. Bring dinosaurs to life as we act like a dinosaur, examine fossils and tell our stories about life as a dinosaur. Think big as we create prehistoric scenes of flora and fauna. Don't miss this unique opportunity to go in-depth in the Science Museum exhibits.
Age(s): 6-10
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 17, Jul 16, Jul 14, Jul 15, Jul 18
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YDDST0714
Fee: $362, $345 Members

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, Jul 14, Jul 15, Jul 16, Jul 17, Jul 18
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNVID0714
Fee: $205, $195 Members

Gamer Girls

Are you a gamer girl? Design an interactive game with characters that you create using Scratch 2.0 software. Add your own sound and animation. Post your game online to share with others.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 18, Jul 17, Jul 14, Jul 15, Jul 16
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNGMR0714
Fee: $205, $195 Members

Preschool Science: LEGO Fun for the Very Young

Build with LEGO Duplo sets as you engage in storytelling and creative play.
Age(s): 3-5
Date: Mon, Wed & Fri, Jul 18, Jul 16, Jul 14
Time: 9-10am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YPLEG0714
Fee: $33, $31 Members

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


Carpentry for Kids: Castles

Head to the carpentry workshop to play with scale. Design and build a miniature castle out of wood, cardboard, found treasures, and your ingenuity and skill.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 18, Jul 17, Jul 14, Jul 15, Jul 16
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXCAS0714
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


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, Jul 14, Jul 15, Jul 16, Jul 17, Jul 18
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXGET7141
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


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, Jul 15, Jul 16, Jul 17, Jul 18, Jul 14
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXGET7142
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Eye-Popping 3D

Program a computer game using Scratch software and ChromaDepth 3D technology. Star in your own 3D video. Construct 3D glasses to make your movie jump out at you.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 14, Jul 15, Jul 16, Jul 17, Jul 18
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNEYE0714
Fee: $205, $195 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: Mon, Wed & Fri, Jul 16, Jul 18, Jul 14
Time: 10:30am-12:15pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRKIT0714
Fee: $66, $62 Members

Crazy Foam!

Make a super foam-erator, build and play with mountains of shaving cream, concoct foamy chemistry experiments and construct with plastic foam.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 15, Jul 16, Jul 17, Jul 18, Jul 14
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXCFM0714
Fee: $163, $155 Members