AIM for the Stars Week 1 July 12 - 16

An offering by University of Nebraska at Omaha

**Offering is contingent upon COVID-19 Pandemic guideline status, please visit website: aimforthestars.unomaha.edu for updates on this status**

3D Printing for Tomorrow

· Grades 4 – 5

· Cost: $210

Campers design paper living habitats made for future moon bases, then design their habitats to fit 3D digital standards. Astronauts are heading to the Moon and Mars; they may use the food storage prototypes you design! Drawing digitally in a 3D program is a highlight of the camp. Use various techniques to design and to print in 3D.

EV3 Engineering I

· Grades 4 – 5

· Cost: $210

This camp uses LEGO™ Mindstorms Education EV3 to build, program and test solutions using the EV3 Intelligent brick. Brainstorming creative solutions to engineering situations using rotation, light, ultrasonic and touch sensors, students practice collaboration and problem-solving skills.

*Physics with Toys

· Grades 4 – 5

· Cost: $210

Learn all about spinning, pulling and pushing! Investigate a park and your toy box. Science is everywhere! You lift you with a giant pulley! What do butter and simple machines have in common? A mighty tasty exploration!

*Zoology

· Grades 4 – 5

· Cost: $210

In Zoology, we study extreme animals! What makes animals different and unique? Learn about adaptations, visit the zoo to observe animal adaptations at work, create an ocean habitat t-shirt. Have fun with others who love animals!

Astronomy

· Grades 6 – 8

· Cost: $200

Explore electromagnetic energy in the Kountze Planetarium! Learn how gravity binds solar systems together or tears them apart. Spend an evening viewing the planets and deep-sky objects through full-size telescopes! Build and launch your own rocket.

*Eco Excitement – Biology

· Grades 6 – 8

· Cost: $210

Investigate what is inside crayfish, rats and flowers through dissection! Collect and examine specimens from Walnut Creek. Explore cells by creating a cell using Jell-o! Explore aquatic life and learn about grasslands. Argue fruit vs vegetable. Enter the fascinating world of cells, genetics and DNA.

EV3 Engineering I

· Grades 6 – 8

· Cost: $210

This camp uses LEGO™ Mindstorms Education EV3 to build, program and test solutions using the EV3 Intelligent brick. Brainstorming creative solutions to engineering situations using rotation, light, ultrasonic and touch sensors, students practice collaboration and problem-solving skills.

Forensic Science

· Grades 6 – 8

· Cost: $210

Forensic Science is all about criminal investigation! Use your observational skills and logical thinking to study codes and code breaking, osteology and entomology. Learn all about hair samples, blood spatters and fingerprints. Use software to create composite facial sketches.

Explore Biomedical Engineering

· Grades 8 – 10

· Cost: $170

· Half Day 8:30 a.m. - 12:30p.m.

Explore the numerous fields within Biomedical Engineering, including Biomaterials, Imaging, and medical devices. Investigate the amazing devices engineers create. Campers practice engineering problem solving along with communication and collaboration skills that are vital in the field.
Audience
Youth/student
Format
In-person
Location
Omaha, NE
Offering Date
12th July, 2021
End Date
16th July, 2021
Start Time
08:00AM
End Time
03:30PM
Fee
Free
Category
Science
Astronomy
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