Spy Training Camp - Full Week (15 hours)

Spy Training Camp - Full Week (15 hours)

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Kids become cadets in a Spy Training Academy and solve daily mysteries.  Along the way, they explore disguises, secret codes, spy gadgets, disappearing ink, chromatography, fingerprint analysis, forensic chemistry, sign language, secret compartments, night vision, spy cameras and so much more!  This camp encourages learning in chemistry, physics, engineering, biology, forensics, creative thinking, problem solving and teamwork.  Look inside.

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Quick Facts:

  • 15 hours of activities; 30+ labs. 
  • Best for ages 4-10.
  • Curriculum developed over 10 years by teachers and scientists at Curiosity Zone, an award-winning kid-sized science lab.
  • Easy to find materials; no expensive kits.
  • Immediate download upon purchase.
  • Online training & support.
  • License includes up to 5 locations/100 students (whichever is less) for one year.
  • Use for a complete week-long camp or break into smaller units.  Combine with field trips and other camp activities to create a full-day camp experience.
  • Turn-key science curriculum:
    • Detailed instructions for teaching interconnected kid-directed STEM activities
    • May be customized with your own ideas to create the perfect fit
    • Clearly defined learning objectives
    • Scientific background & terminology for each activity
    • Advice on setup, schedule, timing & transitions
    • Links to recommended daily science videos
    • Detailed supply lists
    • Preparation instructions, checklists & timeline
    • Complete set of printables
    • Coordinated STEM camp games

    Camp Outline:  

    Day 1:  Spy Basics

    • Make and use hidden compartments & hiding places
    • Learn and use Morse code
    • Learn and use flashlight signals
    • Learn and use interrogation techniques
    • Make spy badges and folders
    • Solve the Mystery of the Day
    Day 2:  Spy Chemistry
    • Experiment with disappearing ink
    • Experiment with chromatography
    • Make reappearing ink
    • Experiment with mystery powders
    • Make a carbon dioxide fire extinguisher
    • Make a popping canister diversion
    • Solve the mystery of the day

    Day 3:  Surveillance

    • Write with invisible ink
    • Learn to use your senses like a spy
    • Follow a scent trail
    • Learn and use sign language
    • Use rearview spy glasses
    • Experiment with hidden cameras
    • Solve the mystery of the day

    Day 4:  Crime Scene Investigation  

    • Gather and examine different types of evidence
    • Explore fingerprints
    • Learn to lift fingerprints from everyday objects
    • Explore object impressions
    • Make and examine tooth impressions
    • Solve the mystery of the day

    Day 5:  Spy Gadgets

    • Make a Secret Code Wheel
    • Experiment with mirrors
    • Experiment with periscopes
    • Explore circuits
    • Make electronic spy gadgets
    • Make spy robots
    • Solve the mystery of the day

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