If you have a middle school-aged girl that is interested in making things, please have her join Decatur Makers for their Girl Makers Club. Projects vary each month and will expose the girls to power tools, design, art, programming, problem-solving, and more. This is open to all middle school girls, regardless of interests or skill […]
AQUATIC FIELD SCIENCE: Science of Kayaking – Wednesday, August 11 Wednesdays, August 11-September 8 (rain dates – 9/9 and 9/10) 10:00am-1:00pm Ages 11-16 Science of Kayaking – Wednesday, August 11 On shore, kids learn and practice the science that allows boats to float as we investigate buoyancy, displacement, density, hydrodynamics and aerodynamics. We then apply […]
AQUATIC FIELD SCIENCE : Litter Data Collection – Wednesday, August 18 Wednesdays, August 11-September 8 (rain dates – 9/9 and 9/10) 10:00am-1:00pm Ages 11-16 Students learn how scientists and volunteers categorize and collect data on litter found in and around bodies of water, then work together to perform a strategic survey to collect lake trash […]
CHEMICAL REACTIONS (All Girl Scouts) – Online Workshop (supplies to be picked up or shipped) Saturday, August 21 – 2:00-3:00pm (eastern time) Girl Scouts conduct experiments to observe how some chemical reactions get warm while others get cold, and practice using thermometers to determine the temperature of their reactions. Registration includes our Chemical Reactions Kit […]
AQUATIC FIELD SCIENCE: Limnology – Wednesday, August 25 Full series runs Wednesdays, August 11-September 8 (rain dates – 9/9 and 9/10) 10:00am-1:00pm Ages 11-16 Kids learn how to collect water samples and environmental data to study the chemistry and biology as the kayak the shoreline of Lake Allatoona. On shore, we conduct water chemistry tests […]
Girls explore the biology and anatomy of sharks as they investigate shark tooth shapes, learn about dermal denticles that cover their skin, and watch as we teach the anatomy of a real, preserved spiny dogfish shark. Registration includes a Marine Biology Fun Patch and shark tooth necklace materials. Pick up and shipping options available.
AQUATIC FIELD SCIENCE: Aquatic Microorganisms Wednesday, September 1 Full series runs Wednesdays, August 11-September 8 (rain dates – 9/9 and 9/10) 10:00am-1:00pm Ages 11-16 We collect water and sediment samples as we kayak the shoreline and return to shore to investigate and document the microorganisms collected. Kids learn the proper use of a field microscope […]