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Olathe Parks and Recreation Fall 2013 Guide : Page 20

MAD SCIENCE kansascity.madscience.com JUNIOR ENGINEERS AGES 6 TO 12 • ONE 7 HOUR CLASS $57 RADICAL REACTIONS AGES 6 TO 12 • ONE 7 HOUR CLASS $57 Get a hands-on, up close look at reactions in action when this cool chemistry day explores mystery substances, chemical bonding, catalysts and even your own invisible ink! Deadline: 1 WEEK PRIOR TO START DATE. • MIN: 8 MAX: 25 LOCATION: SANTA FE BUILDING, 100 W. Santa Fe 23909 .........9:00 am ......... 10/11 .......... Fri Young engineers will have lots to talk about after a full day of building and testing structures out of lots of different materials! They check out pyramids , arches, inflatable beams, test the strength of eggs, and build bridges and sky scrapers. In between, children will have fun playing games and puzzles with shapes and structures. Deadline: 1 WEEK PRIOR TO START DATE • MIN: 8 MAX: 25 LOCATION: SANTA FE BUILDING, 100 W. Santa Fe 23913 ...........9:00 am ......... 12/30......... Mon AT THE SCENE OF THE CRIME AGES 6 TO 12 • ONE 7 HOUR CLASS $57 MACHINE MANIA AGES 6 TO 12 • ONE 7 HOUR CLASS $57 Reveal the elusive ice cream thief by learning actual forensic science techniques in this fun-filled science sleuth program. Deadline: 1 WEEK PRIOR TO START DATE • MIN: 8 MAX: 20 LOCATION: SANTA FE BUILDING, 100 W. Santa Fe 23910 .........9:00 am ......... 10/21 .......... Mon CHEMICAL COUNTING AGES 6 TO 12• ONE 7 HOUR CLASS $57 Find out how wedges, screws and levers help us in our daily lives. Run through an obstacle course and use teamwork to show how useful simple machines can be. Students will be introduced to the concepts of simple machines; the wheel and axle, pulleys, levers, wedges, inclined planes, screws, and pulleys. They will discover the three classes of levers, the use of the fulcrum and investigate the relationship between screws, inclined planes and the forces of balance, gravity and friction. Deadline: 1 WEEK PRIOR TO START DATE • MIN: 8 MAX: 25 LOCATION: SANTA FE BUILDING, 100 W. Santa Fe 23914 ...........9:00 am ......... 1/3 ........... Fri Enrichment -Youth Elements, molecules and chemicals oh my! Step into the shoes of a chemist and find out how chemicals combine, explore electroplating and cool color changing reactions. Deadline: 1 WEEK PRIOR TO START DATE • MIN: 8 MAX: 25 LOCATION: SANTA FE BUILDING, 100 W. Santa Fe 23911 .........9:00 am ......... .12/20 ......... Fri CRAZY CHEMISTRY AGES 6 TO 12 • ONE 7 HOUR CLASS $57 I n this workshop we investigate chemical reactions THE ORGAN TRAIL AGES 6 TO 12 • ONE 7 HOUR CLASS $57 Explore your insides and learn how your heart is actually a pump, how your organs work as a team and make your own model lungs. DEADLINE: 1 WEEK PRIOR TO START DATE • MIN: 8 MAX: 25 LOCATION: SANTA FE BUILDING, 100 W. Santa Fe 23912 .........9:00 am 12/23 .... Mon happening all around us every day, in the kitchen, the laundry, the garden even the walls! Young scientists will build crystals, make sidewalk chalk, bath fizzers and a chromatograph T-shirt, investigate water absorbing chemicals, and use chemical reactions to make their own ice cream. Deadline: 1 WEEK PRIOR TO START DATE • MIN: 8 MAX: 25 LOCATION: SANTA FE BUILDING, 100 W. Santa Fe 23915 ...........9:00 am ......... 1/6 ............ Mon 20 913-971-8563 www.olatheks.org/ParksRec

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