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June 22, 2020 1:00PM
2020 Air Zoo Virtual Summer Camps!

Event details

Date

June 22, 2020 1:00PM

Title

Mission Possible (6th-8th grade)

Description

June 22-26  |  1pm-4pm  |  $65/child  |  Limit of 24 

This camp is an exciting new topic every day of the week! 

Monday: Aviation Design - - Explore the science and history of aviation while testing, building, and launching multiple airplane and wing designs.  Discover the secrets behind the SR-71 Blackbird that made it the first stealth aircraft, and the fastest, highest airplane ever to fly!

Tuesday: Electric Laboratory - Experience working with electric circuits by learning how a telegraph uses electromagnets. Create your own telegraph design and practice Morse code.  Discover how electric generators and motors work using magnets, and then make your own at home! 

Wednesday: Junior Museum Guide - Though the Air Zoo may be closed right now, you can still go behind the scenes with this virtual camp! Experience a behind the scenes look at the Air Zoo’s archives and work virtually alongside the Air Zoo’s Collections and Exhibits department and create your own mini Air Zoo exhibit to display in your backyard! 

Thursday: Have a “rocking” good time as you excavate fossils, recreate Michigan terrain with a 5-foot stream table, and break apart geodes. Take a virtual field trip to the WMU Geology Department to explore their museum and Michigan geological samples.

Friday: Materials Science - This is your chance to design and discover new materials and test how they are affected by electricity, temperature and stress. Experiment with polymers, ceramics, metals and composites under unique conditions, create fruit circuits, and manipulate Nitinol memory wire.

 

Click READ MORE above for general online camp information and policies. 


Notes

Thank you for selecting one of our Virtual Summer Day Camp programs! Our goal in 2020 is to engage and inspire children to learn about the exciting world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) utilizing fun, exciting, and highly interactive programming, from the safety of their own homes. 

Please select from the options below, click "Purchase", and follow the prompts. Emails will be sent with more detailed information on materials pick up and links to your virtual classroom. We can't wait to see your camper! 

Out of Town? We can ship your camp kit to you for an additional cost. Select "ship camp kit" under shipping at checkout. 

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