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Sep
26
Sat
SCIturdays: Moon Mania
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
SCIturdays: Moon Mania

Moon Mania: Come together with fellow Moon enthusiasts and curious people worldwide to celebrate International Observe the Moon Day/Night! Learn how to observe the Moon and the history of human exploration of the Moon and determine why we don’t live on the Moon (yet). Explore Moon phases with Oreo cookies and calendaring, and a habitat craft.

Oct
9
Fri
Home School Days: Orbit Away (Virtual)
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Home School Days: Orbit Away (Virtual)

Orbit Away: It’s guaranteed to be an “out of this world” time as we celebrate World Space Week! Explore, design, build and experiment with gyroscopes and satellites. Learn about the different types of satellites and how they affect and improve our everyday lives. We owe a lot of credit to satellites for the virtual learning, lessons, camps, concerts, etc. that we have been participating in. Students in 4th grade and above will participate in a virtual space mission simulation, playing the role of engineer, scientist or researcher.

Oct
10
Sat
SCIturdays: Power of Ten
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
SCIturdays: Power of Ten

Power of Ten: It’s the 10th day of the 10th month, Happy National Metric Day! Learn metric measurement using candy; design your personal metric identity card; explore metric volume with sponges, and how to measure the tiniest of things!

Oct
16
Fri
Home School Days: Orbit Away (On-site)
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Home School Days: Orbit Away (On-site)

Orbit Away: It’s guaranteed to be an “out of this world” time as we celebrate World Space Week! Explore, design, build and experiment with gyroscopes and satellites. Learn about the different types of satellites and how they affect and improve our everyday lives. We owe a lot of credit to satellites for the virtual learning, lessons, camps, concerts, etc. that we have been participating in. Students in 4th grade and above will participate in a virtual space mission simulation, playing the role of engineer, scientist or researcher.

Oct
24
Sat
SCIturdays: The Art of Chemistry
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
SCIturdays: The Art of Chemistry

The Art of Chemistry: Make your own masterpiece with dyes and inks from several materials found in nature. Continue your chemical creations by designing a bookmark for your favorite book and drawing with color changing and invisible inks you make in the lab.

Nov
13
Fri
Home School Days: Food, Feast and Fun (Virtual)
Nov 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Home School Days: Food, Feast and Fun (Virtual)

Food, Feast and Fun: Thanksgiving is a celebration of thanks, a day to remember the people and things we are most thankful for…it is also a day of fun and FOOD! We will explore the sciences behind food: physical, microbial and chemical, as well as the biology of taste. Feed yourself, or your family, with some yummy science experiments as you explore the properties and fermentation of yeast by making your own bread dough and the chemistry of microwave popcorn.

Nov
14
Sat
SCIturdays: Crafty Upcycling
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
SCIturdays: Crafty Upcycling

Crafty Upcycling: Learn how to upcycle with items found in your own home. Make crafts from recyclable materials, all while learning how recycling helps our planet and the creatures that inhabit it. Upcycle used materials to create a glowing plastic bottle bug, cork critters and paper tube koi fish.

Nov
20
Fri
Home School Days: Food, Feast and Fun (On-site)
Nov 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Home School Days: Food, Feast and Fun (On-site)

Food, Feast and Fun: Thanksgiving is a celebration of thanks, a day to remember the people and things we are most thankful for…it is also a day of fun and FOOD! We will explore the sciences behind food: physical, microbial and chemical, as well as the biology of taste. Feed yourself, or your family, with some yummy science experiments as you explore the properties and fermentation of yeast by making your own bread dough and the chemistry of microwave popcorn.

Nov
28
Sat
SCIturdays: Feathered Friends
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
SCIturdays: Feathered Friends

Feathered Friends: Our fine feathered friends are full of science inquires and design challenges. During this program, you will explore the intricate structures of turkey feathers, learn about biodiversity through the bird beak challenge, investigate flight like Leonardo da Vinci did and make a bird feeder for the wild, feathered friends in your backyard.

Dec
11
Fri
Home School Days: Winter Wonderland: Solstice, Stars and Sunlight (Virtual)
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Home School Days: Winter Wonderland: Solstice, Stars and Sunlight (Virtual)

Winter Wonderland: Solstice, Stars and Sunlight:  Winter lights and sights are coming! Learn the science, history and significance of the winter solstice and why our days are shorter in the winter. Explore the properties of the Sun, stars, auroras, and various light waves through the creation of edible models, luminaries and hands-on activities.

Challenger Learning Center Hours:

Monday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM

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Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

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