Balloon Racers

Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center 3201 Campus Loop Road NW, Kennesaw, Georgia

In this lesson, students will use their knowledge of cause and effect relationships between force, mass, and the motion of objects. Students will be challenged to design the fastest balloon racer. The STEM career of mechanical engineer will also be introduced. To register, please contact Jenna Henkel at: [email protected] or 470-578-2621

Physical or Chemical Change Putty

Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center 3201 Campus Loop Road NW, Kennesaw, Georgia

In this lesson, students will investigate whether mixing dry and liquid materials caused a physical or chemical change based on observable evidence. The STEM career of polymer scientist will also be introduced. There are two possible times to take this course: 9am and 11am

Birds of a Feather

Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center 3201 Campus Loop Road NW, Kennesaw, Georgia

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding of how a feature of a species becomes adapted to a particular environment.  The STEM career of zoologist will also be introduced. To register, please contact Jenna Henkel at: [email protected] or 470-578-2621

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Learning about Sound

Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center 3201 Campus Loop Road NW, Kennesaw, Georgia

In this lesson, students will investigate how sound is produced and changed. Students will construct a model ear and learn how different materials transmit sound. The STEM career of acoustics engineer will also be introduced. Lessons run 9-10am and 11-12pm

Hiding in Plain Sight: Learning about Camouflage

Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center 3201 Campus Loop Road NW, Kennesaw, Georgia

In this lesson, students will investigate how camouflage can help an organism survive in its environment. Students will simulate how animals blend into their environment and avoid being “eaten.” The STEM career of wildlife biologist will also be introduced. Lessons run from 9-10am and 11-12pm

Pollination: What’s All the Buzz?

Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center 3201 Campus Loop Road NW, Kennesaw, Georgia

In this lesson, students will learn about the life cycle of the honeybee and why they are crucial for pollination. Students will create a model of the honeybee life cycle and simulate pollination with their classmates. The STEM career of entomologist will also be introduced. Lessons run from 9am-10am or 11am-12pm

Marvelous Magnets

Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center 3201 Campus Loop Road NW, Kennesaw, Georgia

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding about the effects of magnets on everyday objects. Students will conduct an investigation to broaden their knowledge of what is and isn’t attracted to a magnet. The STEM career of physicist will also be introduced. Lessons run from 9-10am or 11-12pm

Day and Night: Learn about Time

Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center 3201 Campus Loop Road NW, Kennesaw, Georgia

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding about time patterns. Students will make some observations about the day and night time skies and then sort some items they might observe in those places. The STEM career of astronomer will also be introduced. Lesson times are available from 9am-10am and 11am-12pm

Eco-Maze-Ing

Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center 3201 Campus Loop Road NW, Kennesaw, Georgia

In this lesson, students will tap into their understanding of the roles of organisms and the flow of energy within an ecosystem. Students will design a working maze that shows the flow of energy from producer to consumer to decomposer and back again. The STEM career of wildlife biologist will also be introduced.