Magic Science Camp - Full Week (15 hours)

Magic Science Camp - Full Week (15 hours)

Regular price $125.00 Sale

Also sold in single day units.

In Magic Science Camp, kids learn the secret tricks of real magicians: they make coins disappear; pull a rabbit out of a hat; read minds; make potions change color; make writing disappear and reverse direction; create incredible optical illusions; perform amazing card, rope and cup tricks; and so much more! Of course, there is science to be discovered in every trick, and along the way kids will explore chemistry, optics, physics, engineering, life sciences and more.  Camp ends with a big magic show!

This camp is especially appealing to girls, who are often hard to draw into science programs.  Look inside an example of Magic Science Camp.

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Camp Outline:

Day 1:  Camouflage & Hiding Places

  • Explore animal camouflage
  • Learn how magicians use camouflage
  • Pull a rabbit out of a hat
  • Make coins disappear
  • Make water disappear
  • Experiment with disappearing writing
  • Learn to read minds
  • & more!

Day 2:  Physics & Forces

  • Explore center of balance and gravity
  • Experiment with magical balancing forks
  • Experiment with a magic butterfly
  • Explore air pressure
  • Make a “spitting” bottle
  • Explore magnetism
  • Make a cup that “eats” metal
  • Make magnets and balloons levitate
  • & more!

Day 3:  Chemistry

  • Explore chemical reactions
  • Extinguish candles with an invisible force
  • Make color-changing potions
  • Explore fluorescence and phosphorescence
  • Make a shadow catcher.
  • Explore states of matter
  • Make glowing slime
  • & more!

Day 4:  Optical Illusions

  • Explore magically growing arcs
  • Bring money to life
  • Make flat images move
  • Make a bird cage illusion
  • Make illusions with water
  • Explore light filters
  • Make a secret message decoder
  • Learn card tricks
  • & more!

Day 5:  Invisible Forces & Showtime!

  • Explore air pressure and gravity
  • Make a magic rope
  • Use magic pencils to stop water flow
  • Put on a magic show!

Quick Facts:

  • 15 hours of activities.  Also sold in single day units (3 hours of activities).
  • Ideal for young scientists, ages 4-10.
  • Easy to find materials; no expensive kits.
  • Immediate download as a .pdf upon purchase.
  • Turn-key science curriculum gets you up and running quickly:
    • 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
    • Online support
  • Curriculum developed over 10+ years by teachers and scientists at Curiosity Zone, an award-winning kid-sized science lab.
  • License includes up to 5 locations/100 students (whichever is less) for one year.
  • Offer as a half-day camp, combine with field trips and other camp activities to create a full-day camp experience, or break apart and stretch over several days.

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    By purchasing this curriculum, you are consenting to the terms of our Licensing Agreement.