SCIENCE ADVENTURES 4 - ages 7-14

Larry Tallman
Modesto Academy of Music and Design: Monet - Art Room (location map)
Wednesday, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
10/02/19 - 11/06/19 (6 weeks)

Summer: 4 days - 2 hours daily - $120
Spring/Fall: 6 weeks - 1.5 hours daily - $170


Science Adventures 1, 2, 3, & 4

Gathering and analyzing data from experiments is an important skill to be learned by students. In this class students will conduct experiments from various areas:

Science Adventures 1 - (Focus: Conducting an Investigation)

  • Which brand of paper towel works the best
  • Buoyancy
  • The great balloon race
  • Soup can race
  • Roller Coaster Dynamics
  • Electric Motors
  • Electric Circuits

Science Adventures 2 - (Focus: Structures)

  • Tall towers and Roman Arches
  • Bridge Building 
  • Egg Lander

Science Adventures 3 - (Focus: Aerodynamics)

  • Flight
  • Paper Rockets
  • Water Rockets
  • Hovercrafts

Science Adventures 4 - (Focus: Transportation)

  • Rain Gutter Racers
  • Mouse Trap Vehicles
  • Rubber Band Powered Vehicles
  • Solar Racers

Science Adventures 5 - (Focus: Chemisty)

  • Acids, Bases & pH Scale
  • Chemical reactions (endothermic vs. exothermic)
  • Substances, Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures
  • Chromatography

Science Adventures 6 - (Focus: Sounds of Music)

  • Physics of sound
  • How wer perceive sound 
  • Musical Instuments