The class becomes the crew of spaceship earth and will use eSTEM (environment, science, technology, engineering and math) in testing Minnesota rocks and minerals, seed-saving, creating edible crinoids, and solving a liquid space mystery. Land, air, water, and living things are systems interconnected on planet earth—let’s play with that idea! Welcome aboard!
Working in teams, students will construct and learn to program an autonomous robot, to compete in robotic challenges Block programming, and teamwork will be part of each day’s activities. The final challenge will be centered around programming the bot to navigate an obstacle course. This class has an additional $25 fee for laptop rental and
Shakespearean acting …It’s theatre, but it’s English Language mastery! After all, he did invent some of the best of it. Using our acting tools: our bodies, our voices and our imaginations we will play medieval to modern stage games each week. Including stage combat lessons (think invisible but deadly daggers), and directing each other in
What is the human genome? How does probability play a factor in genes and family characteristics? What does DNA have to do with criminal investigations? During this 3-day morning camp, students will have the opportunity explore the fascinating world of genomics and how it affects every aspect of our social world. Activities include family traits
How do we know what stars are made of? Who designs suits to keep astronauts safe? What is the best way to launch a rocket? Try experiments, play games, and meet scientists to answer these questions and more!
(Morning Class 8:30 am – 11:45 pm only) Can you march, do squats or pushups while you write and type? Does your idea of summer fun include walking to research St. Paul’s historic neighborhoods such as Summit Avenue? Or sleuthing out the history of cookies in local bakeries? If so, we need you—and your active
(Morning Class 8:30 am – 11:45 pm or Afternoon Class 12:45 pm – 4:00 pm) Come and explore the many ways to create with clay. We will study the history of clay through examining its uses, both artistic and functional. During the first week of class we will create beads and practice throwing on the
(Morning Class 8:30 am – 11:45 pm or Afternoon Class 12:45 pm – 4:00 pm) YOU are the engineering entrepreneur! Ecuadorian fishermen want to expand their business selling raw fish at the fish market and sell cooked fish as well! They are reaching out to you to develop a prototype of a cooker container to
(Morning Class 8:30 am – 11:45 pm or Afternoon Class 12:45 pm – 4:00 pm) What size is your thinking? The air up there to weather down here, stories in the rocks to sand in your socks, diversity of trees to health of all bees, rivers nearby and earth’s water supply all help us think
(Morning Class 8:30 am – 11:45 pm or Afternoon Class 12:45 pm – 4:00 pm) Advanced Minecraft: Command Block Get ready to wire up your Minecraft worlds with Command Blocks and Redstone! Even if you’re a seasoned Minecraft pro, there’s plenty for you to learn. From basic traps to powered machines, Redstone offers Minecraft players