Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Mad Scientists Club: Animal Adaptations

  • Program Goals
    • Learn about animal adaptions and the science behind them
    • Attendance: 25
Project: Gliding
  • Supplies
    • Paper (misc. and tissue paper)
    • Pipe cleaners, popsicle sticks
    • Scissors, tape, staples
    • Ladder
  • Learn about gliding animals by creating your own and launching it from the ladder
Project: Feathers
  • Supplies
    • feathers
    • popsicle sticks, pipe cleaners
    • paper
    • scissors, tape, staples
    • markers
  • Create and explore with feathers. (I could add oil and dip them in water, but I didn't want to.)
Project: Build a Reptile
  • Beads, pipe cleaners
Experiment: Am I a tortoise or a turtle?
  • pools (outside weather permitting) filled with water
  • Make turtles and tortoises -test them in the water
  • Supplies
    • Styrofoam plates
    • Popsicle sticks
    • Cardstock (scrap paper)
    • glass beads (weight)
    • Scissors, packing tape, duct tape
    • Permanent markers
  • Poster - turtles vs. tortoises, whiteboard to add more facts

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Messy Art Club: Weaving

  • Program Goals
    • Encourage creativity and problem-solving
    • Allow children to experience different art products and styles
    • Develop fine motor abilities
    • Attendance: 25
Project: Paper Weaving
    • Thick pasteboard strips (donated supplies)
    • Construction paper (regular and 9x18)
    • Scrapbook paper
    • Paper cutter
    • Tape (regular, packing tape, duct tape), staples, scissors
    Other information
    Project: Yarn Weaving

    Supplies for weaving
    • Yarn
    • plastic needles
    • pony beads
    • masking tape, scotch tape
    Supplies for creating the loom
    • cardboard
    • rulers
    • kitchen shears
    • hot glue