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Dinosaur Hunt
Audience:Students, Grades K - 2
Description: Have a close encounter with a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Explore, touch and learn with real fossils from the Field Museum. Create your own prehistoric landscape. Learn about the new finds in dinosaurs big and small.
Fee:$25/person
Session 1:November 15, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Full
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Playing with Your Food
Audience:Students, Grades 1 - 3
Description: There's more to your food than meets the eye! Do you want to discover some hidden properties of your food? Test a solid and liquid mixture, devise an invisible ink, explore buoyancy with an egg and conduct other experiments with food. Your food can teach you some interesting science as you "play with your food."
Fee:$26/per person
Session 1:November 8, 2014, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Lego Engineering Juniors
Audience:Students, Grades 3 - 5
Description: Are you a beginner or expert Lego builder? At either level you can learn something new. Use Legos to explore the engineering behind several design challenges from basic to more advanced. Work at your own challenge level as you explore gears and pulley machines. Try some basic programming to make your devices move on their own. Design, build and test your projects. Build alone or work like engineers in a design team.
Fee:$35/person
Session 1:November 22, 2014, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Full
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Code Cracking, Cryptograms, and Other Mysteries
Audience:Students, Grades 3 - 5
Description: Who doesn't love a mystery? You can make up some of your own mysteries and learn to be a problem solver to solve others' mysteries. You'll also explore how codes and cryptograms have been used to communicate throughout history.
Fee:$28/person
Session 1:December 6, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Full
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CSI: Careful Scientific Investigation
Audience:Students, Grades 3 - 5
Description: You're just the scientist needed to carefully solve the day's investigation. Solve mysteries and analyze puzzling "crime scenes." Use your scientific analysis skills and learn some new strategies to be a CSI investigator.
Fee:$34/person
Session 1:December 20, 2014, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Full
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Girls Scientific Salon
Audience:Students, Grades 4 - 7
Description: Develop new relationships and experiment with women of science. See the science in things that are important to you. Learn how science is important in your daily life and health. Experiments will help you explore and question. Share activities or projects to take home. Lunch is included.
Fee:$46/per person
Session 1:November 1, 2014, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Flight and Fashion
Audience:Students, Grades 4 - 8
Description: Are you a designer? You will design, build and fly a long flying airplane. Then you will design a spectacular fashion item that has the elements of flight. How are the two designs related? Think of lift, drag, thrust and gravity. Join us for a flying contest and design show.
Fee:$32/per person
Session 1:October 25, 2014, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Art Mysteries: Science Solutions
Audience:Students, Grades 5 - 8
Description: Art forgeries, ancient hieroglyphics, chromatography, and crystal mysteries aren't always what they seem to be. Use real science as you learn how art mysteries can be solved.
Fee:$32/person
Session 1:November 15, 2014, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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