Get Ready for Fun Summer Science!!
Randolph Community School is teaming up with Super Science Workshops to offer special half-day summer workshops. The cost is $125 per child per 1-week class.
Registration is conveniently available online at https://register.capturepoint.com/RandolphCommunitySchool
July 10-14, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Get ready for a fun-filled "magical" laboratory experience Harry Potter style. Enjoy making Flubber, Silly Putty, Super Hi- Bounce balls, and more. Have fun making light inside of a glow bottle, a mushroom monster, play dough, Glowing Goo, and even a tye-dye style shirt. We will create atomic worm polymers and lava lamp-like blobs. We will also demonstrate the Big Bang Cannon, smoking volcano, Magic Genie in the bottle, and more. All campers will take home a mini- chemistry kit & recipe booklet. Please bring a 100% white cotton T- shirt to the second class. Ages 6-12.
July 10-14, 2017, 1-4 p.m.
NEW - Super Science STEAM Challenges
In this engineering camp, you will have fun integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics by building and designing a wide range of gadgets, inventive machines, towers, crazy contraptions, and more. Concepts will center around the theme of structural engineering. Ages 7-12.
July 17-21, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Diggin' for Dinosaurs, Rockin' Rocks, & Crystal Creations
Young scientists will discover the exciting science of paleontology as they excavate and assemble complete skeletal replicas from simulated "fossilized" rock. Dig for T-Rex, Triceratops, and more! Make fossilized replicas of dinosaur teeth, claws, trilobites, and ancient sea creatures. Sort, classify, and take home a variety of fossilized shark teeth. Unearth some fascinating facts about rocks, minerals, and crystals. Break open geodes and discover crystals inside. Take home a unique mini-collection of rocks and minerals, a rock and mineral book, unearthed treasures, fossilized shark teeth, and more. Ages 6-10
July 17-21, 2017, 1-4 p.m.
LEGO Star Wars & Motorized Machines
LEGO enthusiasts, have fun building your favorite adventure from a Star Wars galaxy that is far, far away. Lego projects will vary depending on availability from LEGO headquarters, but will include age-appropriate new models and will also include other themes such as City, Nexo Knights, Friends, and more. Campers will also build a wide assortment of non-Star Wars motorized LEGO Education technic machines and create their own projects that illustrate science conceptsAll campers will take home a LEGO Star Wars project. Ages 6-12
July 24-28, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – Noon
New - Computer Coding with Ozobot and SCRATCH - In this exciting new program, robotics and coding will become elementary! Have fun expanding your horizons with the help of Ozobot - the tiny smart robot. Learn to code with markers and computers using Ozoblockly and Scratch; fun, easy computer languages. Compete in coding challenges, make games, & more. Each child will take home a coding book for Scratch. Ages 6-12.
July 24-28, 2017, 1-4 p.m.
ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING CHALLENGES: Architecture and engineering are the focus of this program. You will work to design and build towers, bridges and a wide array of Lego and K’nex™ architecture projects. Construct famous buildings including the Empire State Building, Capitol, Whitehouse, Flat Iron Building, Seattle Space Needle, and more. Ages 7-12.
July 31 – August 4, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Battle-Bots - Robotic Fun- Have fun building and creating using your imagination. Campers will construct a wide range of robotic inventions. Projects will include constructing a Battle-Bot from our huge Robotix modular collection, participating in our robot tug-o' war, Olympic team competition, soccer match, and more. Campers will learn engineering principles in a fun, hands-on atmosphere. Campers take home a robot kit! Ages 7-12.
July 31 – August 4, 2017, 1-4 p.m.
AMUSEMENT PARK PHYSICS Have you ever wondered how they design and build those crazy rollercoasters and other amusement park rides? Join us and learn about friction, gravity, momentum, velocity, and other effects of force and motion as they relate to theme park rides. We’ll design, construct, and test loop-the-loops, marble catchers, ball machines, Ferris wheels, swinging amusement rides, and more. This is the way to experiment and build as you learn physics concepts in a fun and activity-based atmosphere! Ages 7 – 12.
August 7-11, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Super Science Make & Take
Discover the excitement of science and make a variety of toys designed to illustrate science concepts that make learning fun. Most of the projects can be taken home as they are made throughout the week. Make your own working telescope as you learn about the optics of light. Construct an electro-magnet and a working electric motor. Build an adjustable, ball-launching catapult. Create a working model of Hero Alexandria's fountain or vortex tornado in a bottle. Make ultra-violet bead bracelets, a working compass, submarine divers, and more. Ages 6-12.
August 7-11, 2017, 1-4 p.m.
NEW - STEAM Inventions with Little-Bits
STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. In this invention workshop, students enhance their skills with a great new system of discovery called LittleBits. LittleBits is a platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks that empower you to invent anything, from your own remote controlled car, to a smart home device. The Bits snap together with magnets, no soldering, no wiring, and no programming is needed. In our program, students will begin with several inventions designed to let them figure out how the components go together, and then they will design and create their own inventions. Ages 7-12.
August 14-18, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – Noon
NEW - Lego® WeDo Robotics
Students will build Lego ® models featuring working motors and sensors, program their models on laptop computers, and participate in new unique WeDo challenges. Students will develop their skills in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Students will use simple drag and drop software and a lap top computer to actually learn how to program robots made from Legos ®. Ages 6-10.
August 14-18, 2017, 1-4 p.m.
NEW - Introduction to Computer Animation
Ready, Set, Action! In this new program, you will create your own stop motion animation videos, use a stop motion camera, and have fun designing and creating your own videos. . Students will learn the basic skills needed to create and animate. Students will learn to copy, edit, move and delete animation frames, learn to import music and sounds, add special effects, and more. All students will save their movies to share. Ages 7-12.
Classes are $125 and will be offered in the mornings or afternoons on one-week sessions for six weeks.
To register, visit https://register.capturepoint.com/RandolphCommunitySchool. For questions, please call (973) 361-0808 ext. 8603 or email CommunitySchool@rtnj.org.