April Vacation Exploration Camp- Connecticut Science Center
Monday, April 8: Lights, Camera, Coding!
The lights dim, the soft melody begins to play, and the camera starts to roll. The LEDs start to blink in the rhythm with magical colors bringing your idea to life. Become the director of your own masterpiece by designing, planning, and coding your performance.
Tuesday, April 9: Brain Games
Did you know that your brain weighs only three pounds yet it can control your whole body, sends signals at over 250 miles per hour, and can process images in as little as 12 milliseconds? Let's explore some of the connections between your mind, body, and brain. Together we will explore how your brain collects and stores information, discover how muscle memory plays a role in our everyday life, and use our imagination to create optical illusions that will baffle and bewilder!
Wednesday, April 10: Wild Amazon
We’re going wild here at camp! Join us on an expedition to the Amazon rainforest filled with beautiful butterflies, unique plants and more. Discover the evolution of a tropical species and delve into the most biologically diverse place on Earth. Do you have what it takes to unveil the secrets of the Amazon?
Thursday, April 11: Survive on Mars
Mission Control!? Mission Control, do you hear us!? Prepare yourself for a cosmic journey across the Red Planet. Marvel at real Martian vistas photographed by NASA rovers, hunt for samples from alien deserts, and discover what it takes to survive on this strange new world. Start suiting up, astronauts!
Friday, April 12: Science Center Speedway
Do you have a need for speed? Get ready to burn some rubber at the Science Center Speedway. Explore the ways engineers design safer racetracks and create solutions to slow down runaway cars. Take the checkered flag as you speed to victory, uncover the science of speed and hone your reaction time. We will see you in the winner’s circle!