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Movin' and Groovin' with Science Full-Day Camp

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Become a junior engineer as you investigate arches and geodesic domes. Discover why an egg's shape is so strong and how you can discover this shape in buildings. Use simple machines to lift weights and launch ping-pong balls. Build a ?pasta scraper? structure with pasta and marshmallows. Create wooden puzzles that will stump even your parents! Scamper through an obstacle course and use team work to show how useful machines can be. Become a chemist as you discover chemical reactions everywhere. Mix mush and brew different chemicals together to create useful substances for this hands-on chemistry lab. Create your own chromatography tee shirt. Explore birds and bugs to find out where owls live and what they eat. Spend a day studying photography to learn how a camera works; make your own kaleidoscope and develop pictures through a simple chemical process.


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School Age (6-12)



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Howard County Dept. of Recreation and Parks
7120 Oakland Mills Road
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: 410-313-7275
Fax: 410-313-4660
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