Week 3 AIM for the Stars Offerings

An offering by University of Nebraska at Omaha

**Offerings contingent upon COVID-19 Pandemic Guideline Status, please visit website for updates: https://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-arts-and-sciences/aim-for-the-stars/index.php**

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 1.5 (Must have taken EV3 Engineering I)

· Grades 4 - 5

· Cost: $200

Campers will collaborate with a partner to expand upon experiences in EV3 I camps to solve problems encountered in LEGO™ competitions while enjoying new challenges in Lego robotics.

The World!

· Grades 4 – 5

· Cost: $200

Choose countries to explore; learn their landscapes, cultures and foods! Take a “trip” to discover the wilds of the Black Forest, the Great Barrier Reef or maybe the Great Wall of China. From the Sahara Desert and the Amazon rainforest to the islands of the Galapagos and the mysterious Borneo – apply for a passport and travel the world without leaving Omaha!

*Weather - Forces of Nature

· Grades 4 – 5

· Cost: $210

Forces of Nature can make kids mini meteorologists! Study meteorology and explore hurricanes, tornadoes, hail, rain, snow and on and on! Meet weather forecasters. Visit the National Weather Service office in Valley. This camp is for you whatever the weather!

*Wild Side - Biology

· Grades 4 – 5

· Cost: $210

Jump into the Wild Side of Biology! Study plants, animals and their relationship with the environment. Learn about the predator/prey cycle, and why it is important to us. Study tiny water creatures at a local lake. Visit Glacier Creek and net insects! Build a critter condominium for a tiny critter. Study living organisms in Wild Side Biology Camp!

Adventures in the Chem Lab

· Grades 6 – 8

· Cost: $210

Helium, hydrogen, oxygen…. Things blow up! Things freeze! Watch chemical changes and make a polymer. Screaming gummy bears and ice cream in an instant are mysteries to solve in the Chem Lab.

EV3 Engineering II (Must have taken EV3 Engineering I)

· Grades 6 – 8

· Cost: $200

This camp is not for novice robotics campers! Campers will collaborate with a partner to expand upon experiences in NXT and EV3 camps to solve problems encountered in LEGO™ competitions while enjoying new challenges in robotics.

Micro:Bits - Python Coding

· Grades 6 – 8

· Cost: $210

Campers will code Micro:Bit processors using Python language. In Java Script, they will drag and drop blocks of code to program their Micro:Bit to respond to light, motion and temperature.

Zombies, Spiderman, Science – Oh, My!

· Grades 8 – 10

· Cost: $170

· Half Day 8:30 a.m. - 12:30p.m.

See what Super Heroes and Zombies have to teach us about our brains, bodies and technology! How could their fictional powers and mutations have anything to do with “normal” humans? Learn some physiology that might help you survive a Zombie attack!
Audience
Student
Format
In-person
Location
Omaha, NE
Offering Date
26th July, 2021
End Date
30th July, 2021
Start Time
08:00AM
End Time
03:30PM
Fee
$210
Category
Science
Chemistry
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