Discovery Science - Both Weeks

The Heights School

Monday, July 28, 2014 - Friday, August 8, 2014
The Heights School 10400 Seven Locks Rd PotomacMD  20854
Monday, July 28, 2014 - Friday, August 8, 2014
The Heights School 10400 Seven Locks Rd PotomacMD  20854

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Spark your curiosity and interest for the fascinating world of science! The program is designed to encourage the discovery of science through uniquely engaging activities and trips. Each day at Science Camp is entirely different and every day the camp is on a field trip. SOME PLANNED ACTIVITIES & TRIPS - A visit to the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center with a special presentation on the space shuttle - An in-depth study of The Chesapeake Bay, including tours of some nearby islands in the Bay - Dissection of sharks and identification of all major organs as an introduction to Marine Biology - Trips to the Baltimore Aquarium and Maryland Science Center at the Inner Harbor - A trip to Luray Caverns to learn about cave formations, geology, and mountain formations. - Exploring the tiny, living world of microorganisms through the use of biology lab microscopes - A visit to the U.S. Naval Observatory Dome Telescope with a presentation on outer space - Themed tours at some of the best Smithsonian Institute exhibits, museums, and archives. - The traditional and famous egg drop engineering contest for camper prizes - Construction of giant water balloon slingshots and cannons as a fun way to learn Newtonian Physics Most days are from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (some trips have an extended day and free after care is available until 4pm) Staff Andrew Reed, Head of the Middle School and science teacher, directs and teaches the program. All other staff are members of The Heights faculty. Contact Andrew Reed at The Heights School – Notes Different projects and trips are featured in the respective sessions. The full program is two weeks, but boys may select to attend only one week. In order to achieve the full list of activities and trips over the two weeks time, the camp

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