Science-Palooza

science palooza camp graphic with colored test tubes
SCIENCE SUMMER CAMP
SCIENCE-PALOOZA
 

Wednesday, June 10 - free, on Facebook
10am - 2pm
NOTE: You do not need a Facebook account to view the videos.

Join us for a virtual science adventure. Science-PALOOZA covers many different science topics including chemistry and biology through hands-on activities and demonstrations exploring geography, polymers, binary code, and more that you can watch from home! Updates for this camp will be posted here. Be sure to check out all of our Science Summer Camps in June.

This is a free, online camp – all you need is a computer and an internet connection. 

June 1 (week of) - Instructional guides for Science-PALOOZA are posted below, so you can review the activities before camp begins. These are posted in order of the camp activities schedule.  See June 10 below for the full online camp schedule.
PDF INSTRUCTIONAL GUIDES
Binary Code
Polymer Properties Experiment
Make a Compass
Beach Ball Globe
DNA Codon Puzzle

June 10 - Camp begins at 10am and  runs through 2pm with breaks throughout.
Connect with museum education and outreach staff online on our Facebook page for all the fun! We'll share new camp videos every hour with fun learning experiences and activities. Please share photos of your camp-at-home experience with us via social media or by emailing pics to us at biodiversity@ku.edu

CAMP SCHEDULE
HOUR 1 - INTRO & CODES 10AM - 11AM
10am - Intro
10:30am - Binary Code Part 1

HOUR  2 - POLYMERS 11AM - 12PM
11am - Polymers - Happy/Sad Balls
11:15am - Polymers - Newton’s Beads
11:30am - Polymer Properties Experiment

HOUR 3 - GEOGRAPHY 12PM - 1PM
12pm - GPS
12:15pm - Make Your Own Compass 12:30pm - Beach Ball Globe

HOUR 4 - CODES & CONCLUSION 1-2PM
1pm - DNA Codon Puzzle
1:45pm - Binary Code Part 2 & Conclusion

June 15 (week of) - We'll answer questions on Facebook and share any photos campers have sent in!