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Exploration Program

Thank you for inquiring about our Amazing Mad Science "EXPLORATION" Program! 

Discover what over 75 CCSD schools have experienced! Our amazing “Exploration Program” was designed in conjunction with a principal at a local elementary school in order to bring the Mad Science experience to the entire student body. This program provides every child with hands-on, inquiry-based science activities to spark their imagination and curiosity.  **You and your staff do not have to do a thing!!**

The following fantastic hands-on science booths are examples of what could be provided at your event. Each activity provides children with fun science experiments that they can do themselves. Many include items to make and take home with them! The same activities will be done with all grade levels, however the scientific explanations will change, depending on the ages of the children
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Vortex Generators - Make your own Vortex Generator to create air pockets with a punch!  (Scientific Principles: Air Pressure)

Green HousesConduct your own experiment using the scientific method.  As our Mad Scientists explain how plants and people rely on each other for their survival, the children will be guided to setup their own seed germination experiment.  (Scientific Principles: Scientific Method, Science as Inquiry, Seed Germination)

Electricity - Discover how lightning is formed and why static electricity likes it cool and dry. Get your hands on our Van de Graff generator – it’s a hair-raising experience! (Scientific Principles: Electron Theory, Conductivity, Friction, Electricity)

Snow! - It’s winter all year long!  Learn the secrets of how our special polymer becomes Mad Science snow!  Students will also get to make and take home snow that never melts!  (Scientific Principles: Polymers, Osmosis, Absorption) 

Lights, Color, Action! - Uncover the hidden components in ordinary light with our Mad Science diffraction glasses!  Students will get to experience the science behind the many facets of color and lights! (Scientific Principles: Illumination, Spectrum)

Bubbling Potions - A dry ice extravaganza! Witness a coin shivering from the cold, play with our unique Mad Science Shower, and create the same awesome smoke illusions used in the movies! (Scientific Principles: States of Matter, Sublimation, Physical Reactions)

Your Mad Science “EXPLORATION PROGRAM” includes the following:

  • One or two days of exciting, hands-on activities.
  • Six educational booths for children to explore, including three "Make & Take" activities.
  • Age-appropriate one-hour sessions.
  • An overview at the beginning of each session, explaining the activities and scientific concepts students will be exploring.
  • A review at the conclusion of each session.
  • “Exploration Quiz” for students with prizes.
  • Science Writing Prompts for each teacher to use in class.
  • Cross curricular "Teacher Resource Guides" for each station (classroom EXTENSION ELEMENT). 
  • Photographs of your students’ experience provided on a CD.
  • Framed collage of photos for display at your school.


Don't just take our word for it!  Click on each school to read our letters of recommendation.

John C. Bass
Grant Bowler
David M. Cox 
Wing & Lilly Fong 
Huffaker Elementary
Kesterson Elementary

Marc Kahre
Lomie Heard
MLK Elementary
Richard C. Priest
Searchlight ES


 


The following is an example of what the typical "EXPLORATION" Day might be like at your school.  Keep in mind this is just a sample schedule and will be modified to meet your school's specific needs.

8:00 - 9:00 am         Mad Science arrives to set up in your M.P. Room.
9:00 - 9:50 am         Session One (80 – 100 students) including:
   *5 - 10 minute overview for students and teachers of all activities
   *35 - 40 minute exploration of science stations
   *5 minute summary of activities and “Exploration Quiz”
10:00 – 10:50 am     Session Two
11:00 – 11:50 am     Session Three
11:50 – 12:30 pm     Lunch for Mad Scientists
12:30 –  1:20 pm      Session Four
1:30 –    2:20 pm      Session Five
2:20 –    2:45 pm      Mad Science Cleans Up!


Mad Science will provide ALL STAFF, ALL MATERIALS, SETUP AND CLEANUP!

Two Day Program - $3750
One Day Program - $2550
(Designed for up to 650 Students)

Due to the high demand for this program, reservations will be taken on a “first-come, first-served” basis. Feel free to call with any questions you may have or to arrange for us to attend an upcoming PTA meeting.

Click Here to download the "EXPLORATION" Program request form.  (pdf 112K)

Please fill the Exploration Program Form or call 702-257-6231 to book your program TODAY!

**Don't forget to ask about our Optional Nighttime Family Component!**

 Questions?  Email us at info@MadScienceLV.com

 

 


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