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Kids U - Summer 2019 : Science Camp

Are you MAD about science? Do you want answers for why things happen? Use your scientist brain as you experiment with fun and explosive activities. Learn how to bounce an egg, make a volcano, make an ocean and other things you can't do at home.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Want to become an astronaut or work for NASA? This is the class for you! Learn all about the solar system, phases of the moon and the amazing things it holds, such as planets, stars, comets.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Every good mystery solver needs a good forensic scientist. In this class we will look and see the different ways forensic scientists solve mysteries.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Balloons, Rockets and beyond! Learn the aerodynamics of flight.Why can brids fly, but not people? Make a hot air balloon, and egg parachute, shoot off a rocket and make the perfect paper airplane.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Playing with your food can be more fun than eating it. What if you could do both? Make your own snack and learn the science behind it everyday. Come ready to learn, play and get messy.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Just look at the world around you, right here on the ocean floor. Come under the sea where we will explore the abundant life of the ocean. Discover how coral is made and how each animal survives. We will look at the different types of fish and what makes them unique such as: sharks, dolphins, clown fish, squid, stingrays, and many more!

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Manipulate the building blocks of the universe to make fun stuff. Learn about acids, bases, indicators, polymers, solutions, suspensions and chemical reactions. Rearrange molecules and atoms to make slime, crystals, ooleck, lava lamps and more. Mad scientists especially welcome!

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

In this class you will learn all about animals that slither, crawl and buzz. We will look at their habitats and go on nature walks to collect some specimens to examine. Leave with your very own insect net that you make!

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

How do plants grow? Can you grow them in weird ways? Discover not only the answer to these questions but also figure out what organisms eat your left over lunch and the special powers of fruits and vegetables.Do leaf chromatography, grow your own biofilm and much more!

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

What is probeware? How do sciencetists use probes to collect data? Using probeware and computers, you will collect and analyze data like a real scientist. Use force and motion sensors, collect temperature and dissolved oxygen readings and compare your findings to others.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Do you wish you could walk with the dinosaurs? What if you were a dinosaur? What does an Ankylosaurus, Stegosaurus, T-Rex, Allosaurus have in common? They are all dinosaurs. In this class we will learn all about dinosaurs and reptiles. Find out what they ate, where they lived and so much more. Join us for this class of dinosaur fun!

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Are you MAD about science? Do you want answers for why things happen? Use your scientist brain as you experiment with fun and explosive activities. Learn how to bounce an egg, make a volcano, make an ocean and other things you can't do at home.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Playing with your food can be more fun than eating it. What if you could do both? Make your own snack and learn the science behind it everyday. Come ready to learn, play and get messy.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Just look at the world around you, right here on the ocean floor. Come under the sea where we will explore the abundant life of the ocean. Discover how coral is made and how each animal survives. We will look at the different types of fish and what makes them unique such as: sharks, dolphins, clown fish, squid, stingrays, and many more!

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Every good mystery solver needs a good forensic sciencetist. In this class we will look and see the different ways forensic scientists solve mysteries. You become the detective for the week.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

In this awesome class, you will learn how to make your own bubbles, get inside a bubble large enough for your entire body, make stretchy slime bubbles, make floating bubbles that stay in midair, test the stretchability of bubble gum and design and test your own bubble wands. We will learn about surface tension, conduct bubble research, and make bubble art prints. If you love bubbles like we do, join this fun class!

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

In this class you will learn all about animals that live around you. We will explore the different habitats around the UHCL campus and collect some speciments. You will leave with a wildlife habitat photo book that you make! Bring your photographic eye for nature.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Calling all machine heads. In this course we will make simple machines ranging from a catapult to a racecar to a slingshot! Come see how much making these different machines can be and learn the science behind each! Race your car, test your catapult and take home your simple machines.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Solve puzzles, riddles, problems, and tasks to open locked boxes to “escape” your room. Quests involve space shuttle data analysis, map usage, planetary science, and more.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM -11:30 AM

Bugs helping people...Explore the benefits of having ladybugs, bees, and butterflies in our everyday lives. Let's look at how they help us daily.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Weather breakout! The storm chasers are in danger and need to make it to safety! Can you help them? Four codes must be broken. With the activities in this escape room, students will read about Wild Weather Storms: Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Thunderstorms, and Blizzards and answer questions to solve the secret codes. Promotes critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and more.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

What do owls eat? How do chickens move? Does a squid really have ink in their body? You will examine different animals and characterisitcs that make each animal unique. We welcome all that want to dissect owl pellets, chicken feet, and much more.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have a taste for adventure in the great outdoors? Take daily walks and discover the wonders of plants, animals, and other outdoor critters. This class will have hands-on activities with a taste of adventure.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Playing with your food can be more fun than eating it. What if you could do both? Make your own snack and learn the science behind it everyday. Come ready to learn, play and get messy.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Want to learn how an apple a day will keep the doctors away? Or Why eating blueberries are swell and good for you cells? This class will help you to explore all parts of your body.This class will show you all the secrets and stragies to keeping your body healthy.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lost in the forest, stranded on a desserted island or wandering the dessert. How will you survive? Find out what is safe to eat, how to get water and how to make a shelter. Safety will be a top priority as we take what we learn into the wilderness.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM