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6: Crazy Chemworks

Crazy Chemworks - 8 week more info...
Location: Weatherstone Elementary
Dates: Thursday, January 31, 2019 - Thursday, March 21, 2019details
Grades: K - Gr 5
Section #: WE009
Registration closes: Thursday, January 31, 2019


CALL TO REGISTER: Online registration for this class is currently closed but you may give us a call at (919) 858-8988.

This action packed program explores the chemistry of everyday life. Students will learn and apply the concepts, tools and techniques of real chemists with spectacular hands-on activities, stunning demonstrations, cool take-home projects and inquiry-based discussions. They will experiment with super-sticky-stuff, explore glow-in-the-dark technology, mix potions, make slime, and examine atoms! Each student will take home a full set of Mad Science lab gear. Crazy Chemworks serves as the perfect introduction to elementary chemistry!

Classes (may occur in any order):
Lab Works: Use your hands as a real Mad Scientist in this whirlwind class on how a lab works! Learn to manipulate laboratory equipment at your personal lab bench, and take home your very own Graduated Gear to continue your research!

Junior Reactors: Create a tiny world of atoms with your very own set of Atomic Coins! Learn to recognize chemical reactions and mix up a few reactive ingredients for some sensational results!

pH Phactor: Slide down the colorful pH scale and dip into the world of acids and bases! Explore the pH extremes with your Reaction Tube Kit in what is sure to be a popping experience! Discover whether liquids found in your home are acids or bases using your personal pH Paper!

Slime Time: Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming around! Create slime using the Mad Science recipe, and then enter the Slime Olympics! Take home your own concoction of Mad Science Slime!

Chem in a Flash: Hop on board the chemistry express for a high-speed science experience! Perform instantaneous experiments in this fast-paced class on split-second reactions that go like mad! Pick up an Action Flask kit and have a blast!

Glow Show: Discover amazing things that glow bright in the dark and come to light! Probe the properties of light and explore some unusual applications of glow-in-the-dark technology! Use your Blacklight Writer to make secret messages that only you can see!

Super Sticky Stuff: Stick it to the walls, and push the power of tape to the limits in this adhesive hour on things that cling! Build a bond with glue and get attached to Professor Beakerdude!

Dry Ice Capades: Manipulate matter in all of its three states! Melt metal in boiling water and freeze water with just a breath of dry ice! Use your Thermocolor Cup to test the temperature of liquid matter in your home!

Classes split K-2 and 3-5 if enrollment allows.
Scheduled DateTime
Thursday, January 31, 20194:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Thursday, February 07, 20194:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Thursday, February 14, 20194:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Thursday, February 21, 20194:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Thursday, February 28, 20194:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Thursday, March 07, 20194:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Thursday, March 14, 20194:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Thursday, March 21, 20194:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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