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Mad Science
We are excited to welcome back and partner with Mad Science of the Capital District to offer the following exceptional, unique, and hands-on science programs!

All programs and camps are curriculum correlated and meet S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) objectives. They make it their mission to spark imaginative learning! Mad Science is the leading science  enrichment provider for children. These programs will encourage team-building, as we work collaboratively to solve real-world S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. problems!

All supplies are included.

for the 2019-2020 school year

Program/Registration Information
  • Does your child LOVE science? Sign up for the SUPER SCIENCE 8-PACK for $95 (Resident) $105 (Non-Resident) and SAVE $25! An Incredible Value!
  • Note to parents: For your child’s safety, please inform the Department Staff, at the time of registration, and the instructor of any known allergies that exist for your child!
  • Just the right formula for summer education!

  • Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming around!
  • Create slime using the Mad Science recipe; and then, enter the Slime Olympics!
  • Take home your own concoction of Mad Science Slime, too!

  • Feel the thrill as you build a spinning swing ride!
  • Learn about the forces and mechanical engineering concepts behind some of your favorite amusement park rides.
  • Then, improve and test the design to create an even wilder ride!

  • This courses introduces students to the basics of flight and aerodynamics.
  • During this course, children will explore the four forces behind aerodynamics which include lift, thrust, gravity, and drag.
  • In addition, the students will get to test out their own Delta Dart make-shift planes in order to learn more about the various plane designs and how they relate to the four forces.
  • Towards the end of the course, students will get the chance to build a Sky Hawk Foam Plane to take home.
  • Note: in the event of inclement weather, we will hold the program at the Queensbury WHBI School, Classroom #119.

  • Get in gear as an automotive engineer!
  • Build a motorized vehicle and learn how to optimize it. Use wheels, axles, and gears to reduce friction and make it work better.
  • Then, shift things into a higher gear to get a hands-on understanding of transmissions and gear ratios.

  • Explore the phenomenal events that take place in the nightsky.
  • Create impact craters and observe as “meteors” fall through a model atmosphere.
  • Watch a “comet” form out of household materials right before your eyes!

  • To get things moving, children catapult into Newton’s three laws of motion.
  • They yank a cloth from under dishes, send crash test dummies flying, and launch mini-rockets across the room!
  • They see action-reaction forces at work with the twirling Newton Spinner Take-Home.

  • Explore space-related technologies used on Earth.
  • Steer a laser beam through a laser maze, find hidden mountains using the principles of radar technology, and see the technological advances that improve our exploration of the universe.

  • How can you build the strongest bridge?
  • Work together with your fellow civil engineers to build and test different bridge designs.
  • Then, use what you’ve learned to create the strongest bridge possible.

#9 Super Science 8-Pack
  • Does your child LOVE science?
  • Sign up for the SUPER SCIENCE 8-PACK for $95 (Resident) $105 (Non-Resident) and SAVE $25! An Incredible Value!

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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