|Program:||Botany, Potions and Magical Creatures|
|Sponsoring Organization:||Bell Museum of Natural History|
|Title:||Youth & Family Programs|
|Address:||2088 Larpenteur Ave W|
|St. Paul, MN 55113|
|Grades Served:||3 , 4|
Explore natural phenomena and the power of science through extraordinary plant and animal adaptations, wonders in the night sky, the power of static electricity, and marvelous chemical reactions.
Provide a historical overview of early science and how people tried to explain phenomena around them.
Introduce the scientific method and compare it to other methods of knowing
Through project based and experiential learning, campers will learn about: Botany and unique plant adaptations. Also plants used for medicinal and healing purposes. Chemistry (physical vs chemical reactions)/ Physics and Simple Machines Animal adaptations Astronomy Engineering and Technology
Activities include: Static Electricity Experiment Herbarium Sheets Squishy Circuits Camp includes field trip to active research lab or visit from a special guest from the area of expertise.
Offering five 1-week sessions during the weeks of June 10-14, June 17–21, July 29–August 2, August 12–16, August 26–30
Can students reside on campus? No
Can students commute to campus? Yes