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Nature Adventures Winter Camps 2017
Nature Adventures Winter Camps: Ages 4-6
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Storybook Science
Ages 4-6, Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Discover the science behind some fairy tale favorites. Build a "huff and puff" proof house. Plant a bean seed to see how fast it grows. Do seeds grow better in different types of dirt? Learn about trees and the plant cycle. Investigate the science behind weather and climate. Build a mini weather station. Take a look at the stars and learn how cultures have stories about them.

Location:
Museum

December 18-22, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
$260 Members, $275 Non-Members

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Toy Science
Ages 4-6, Tuesday-Friday, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Try your hand at some of the games from the past. Create bubble concoctions on Bubble Day. See how science makes toys that can work as machines. Make a bouncy ball; experiment with tops; and put together some noisemakers for the New Year!

Location:
Museum

December 26-29, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
$208 Members, $220 Non-Members


space left: 12 students

Nature Adventures Winter Camps: Ages 6-9
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Joy of Toys
Ages 6-9, Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Create, experiment, and play! Create a variety of toys and explore the science behind them. Experiment with tops. Try your hand at some of the games from the past. Experiment with bubble solution recipes to create the perfect bubble. See how science makes toys that can work as machines; play with light and electricity. Make some toys and games to take home.

Location:
Museum

December 18-22, 9:00 AM-3:00PM
$260 Members, $275 Non-Members


space left: 4 students

   
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Marine Mammals
Ages 6-9, Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Explore the wonders of some marvelous marine mammals. Take a close look at what it takes to be a whale, a sea otter, a seal, a sea lion, and a dolphin. Play games to learn about their special abilities. Create, build and make models of mammals to take home.

Location:
Sea Center

December 18-22, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
$260 Members, $275 Non-Members


space left: 13 students

   
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Tide Pool Adventures
Ages 6-9, Tuesday-Friday, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Study the tide pool habitat and get to know some of its inhabitants. Learn how the Earth, Sun and Moon affect the ocean's tides. Explore tide pools along the beach and discover what animals live along the coast. Investigate how creatures survive in the constantly moving surf.

Location:
Sea Center

December 26-29, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
$208 Members, $220 Non-Members


space left: 14 students

   
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Nature Ventures
Ages 6-9,Tuesday-Friday, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Explore the world around you through the eyes of a naturalist. Learn about local habitats, natural resources, and naturalist's skills. Learn to catch an insect or a bug, find the perfect leaf. Learn how to be a nature scientist and draw what you see. Draw, cast and print an animal track or a leaf. Study a special forest critter and explore its habitat. Play nature games.

Location:
Museum

December 26-29, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
$208 Members, $220 Non-Members


space left: 14 students

Nature Adventures Winter Camps: Ages 9-12
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Mammals
Ages 9-12, Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Learn about local mammals and discover what it takes to survive. Conduct in-depth studies of bears, sea otters, and squirrels. Discover what it takes for the Channel Island Fox to survive on the island.

Location:
Museum

December 18-22, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
$260 Members, $275 Non-Members


space left: 15 students

   
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Culinary Science
Ages 9-12, Tuesday-Friday, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Learn about how your brain interacts with your taste buds. Explore the natural history of salt, cheese, and chocolate. Explore how salt tastes different depending on where in the world it is harvested. Learn how to make butter and cheese. Taste different types of chocolate and explore its melting properties and cocoa content.

Location:
Museum

December 26-29, 9:00 AM-3:00PM
$208 Members, $220 Non-Members


space left: 14 students



Nature Adventures Winter Classes 2018
Nature Adventures Fall Classes, Early Learners Series: Ages 4-6
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Imitating Nature
Ages 4-6, 8 Tuesdays, 3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Explore ways that animals live in their environment. Discover how nature helps animals solve problems, while investigating how humans have used the same ideas to solve problems. Build habitats and models, and test ideas through role-playing games.

Location:
Museum

January 16-March 6, 8 Tuesdays, 3:30 -5:00 PM
$130 Members, $145 Non-Members


space left: 6 students

Nature Adventures Fall Classes, After-School Series: Ages 6-10
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Nature is a Problem Solver
Ages 6-10, 8 Wednesdays, 3:30 -5:00 PM

Examine characteristics that have enabled animals to adapt to their environment. Discover the best designs that come from nature and then use them to solve human problems. Explore engineered products inspired by nature. Design and build a bio-dome, prototypes and models and more!

Location:
Museum

January 17-March 7, 8 Wednesdays, 3:30 -5:00 PM
$130 Members, $145 Non-Members


space left: 6 students

Nature Adventures Fall Classes, Tykes Series: Ages 2-4 (1 child/1 adult)
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Learning from Nature
Ages 2-4, 8 Thursdays, 10-11 AM

Explore ways that animals live in their environment. Discover how nature helps animals solve problems, while investigating how humans have used the same ideas to solve problems. Build habitats and models, and test ideas through role-playing games.

Location:
Museum

January 18 - March 8, 8 Thursdays, 10-11 AM
$125 Members, $140 Non-Members


space left: 5 students

Nature Adventures Fall Classes, Homeschool Series: Ages 6-12
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Solutions by Nature
Ages 6-12, 8 Thursdays, 12:30 -3:30 PM

Examine characteristics that have enabled animals to adapt to their environment. Discover the best designs that come from nature and then use them to solve human problems. Explore engineered products inspired by nature. Design and build a bio-dome, prototypes and models and more!

Location:
Museum

January 18 - March 8, 8 Thursdays, 12:30 -3:30 PM
$215 Members, $230 Non-Members


space left: 6 students

 

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