Track C-3 Descriptions

Forensic Entomology: Applying Arthropod Science to a Court of Law

This class convers how pi was invented and used by the ancient Egyptians and Babylonians. It will also cover how pi is used today. Kids will learn ancient techniques that were used for approximating pi to several decimal points. The mathematical level of this class is flexible, and there is plenty for kids of all levels and interests.

Storytelling in Scratch

Want to create your own story? This class will teach you how to make one, with your own characters, scenes, and dialogue! By the end of this class, you’ll be able to tell any story in Scratch. Students will learn to program using the visual programming language scratch. Hook simple components together to form complex programs.  Students will learn programming fundamentals and learn how to compose them into simple programs and tell their story. 

3-D Art and Mixed Media

The art world is FILLED with medias being used in unconventional ways, and in this class, we will not only discuss these wacky combinations, but also CREATE some amazing art pieces!  During our time together students won’t just see art, but they will create it too, starting with seeing art from all around the world, discussing it and having students make observations, get hands-on demonstrations, and even engage in practice with the multitude of medias we will be using, all before making some amazing and unique art pieces. Students will gain the experience in forming ideas based off observations, explaining their ideas, and gaining knowledge to create art on their own. So, get ready to dive into the interesting world of ART!