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February 01 - March 01, 2021

Mad Science - Mondays

Online OnlineMO  64153 Organized by Park Hill School District
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Your Mad Scientist will enjoy learning while having fun with experiments & building projects in our one-hour interactive classes. Bugs - Welcome to the realm of insects! Learn about their fabulous flying abilities, their unique eyesight, & the way that they defend themselves against predators. See how camouflage works & investigate how bugs can be helpful to our environment. Build your own bug models. Detective Science - Step into the role of a detective & discover how forensic science plays a central role in solving crimes. Create & analyze fingerprints, make teeth impressions & discover how written materials can be analyzed to help solve a crime. Find out if you would make a good witness when your observation skills are put to the test. You will receive an identification kit to record your fingerprints & other vital information. Walloping Weather - Welcome to the wild world of weather! Investigate why it rains, what causes lightning and even how weather can be predicted via a science called meteorology. Step into the shoes of a meteorologist & create some of your own regional weather forecasts. Finally, learn about the Sun's energy and ultraviolet radiation & make a U.V. detector. Kitchen Chemistry - Take a hands-on look at the chemistry that goes on in your kitchen. Hunt for starch, sugar and fats in foods & investigate a living organism that helps bread rise. Movie Effects - Sit in a director's chair and discover why science is the real star on the big screen! Discover how 3D images are made, check out some red/blue anaglyph glasses & make your own anaglyph drawing. Finally, put your movie making skills to the test & create your very own animation. Class will be held via Zoom. A link will be sent to the email on file prior to the start of class. Parents must pick-up science kits at the Community Education office. Please call 816-359-4060 to schedule your pick-up. Science kits will be available 5 days before classes begin. Minimum enrollments: 6


February 01 - March 01, 2021


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