Typical Day at SciTech Kids Summer Camp

 

9 am – 9:45 am: Camp Agenda

  •  SciTech Kids discuss what an ecosystem is and what types of organisms we find our urban ecosystem: Central Park. Kids learn new vocabulary words such as living things (biotic) and nonliving things (abiotic).

SNACK

10 am – 11:45 am:

  • They explore Central Park with a magnifying glass, observation box and apps to collect and examine animals-and plants. Some campers An app to capture pictures of their organisms to identify their genus and species.
  • Students make a permanent piece of sun art of the items collected such as leaves using sun-sensitive paper or a leaf rubbing.
  • Using a visual recognition technology, kids may use the app leafsnap to help them identify species of trees, in minutes, after photographing them.
  • Kids attach their sun-sensitive paper to their journal and record their findings.
  • Kids take a break in the park to play sports or games.

LUNCH

1:00 pm – 1:50 pm  – STEAM Activity #1

  • SciTech Explorers learn the science behind launching rockets. First, they experiment with film canister rockets. Then they design a launching pad and launching tube and to see how Alka Seltzer rocket fuel powers their rockets!

SNACK

2:00 pm – 2:55 pm. -STEAM Activity #2

  • Kids learn math through music using our innovative music curriculum written by a renowned music composer.