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Welcome, fellow humans (and others), to the world of FUN SCIENCE! Through a day of hands on activities and investigation, we are going to learn fun facts about science!

Most people say, “Cooking? Baking? Same thing!” Although they both involve using ingredients to make something edible and yummy, they have very different concepts. In cooking, it is easy to improvise if you mess up or forget an ingredient. However, baking requires a lot of precision. Using bread as an example, elements like humidity, yeast, temperature, liquid and sugar will vastly affect the look and taste of the finished product.

In the morning, learn about the science of baking, and watch yeast in action and how different ingredients mixed together can give the most delicious bread.

We then dip into a molecular gastronomy where we investigate the physical and chemical transformations of ingredients that occur in cooking. After making the panna cotta, we will make our own molecular fruit caviar that will be used as fruit toppings on the panna cotta.

In the afternoon, using simple science concepts, create a self-painting robot powered by vibrations! Learn how a motor works and how to connect supplied battery holder correctly. Use a glue gun and craft materials to personalise robots and add unique components. Next, using a common set of materials, children will work in teams to create an attacking system (to hit some targets) as well as a defensive shield. They will then compete by deploying their systems against one another, earning points. Learn about teamwork, listen with respect and adjusting ideas on-the-fly.

 Morning Session
Main Course aka lunch: Bake a Bread and assemble into a sandwich

Dessert: Molecular Panna Cotta

Afternoon Session (In partnership with Makelearning.co)

Create a self-painting Scribble Bot & build an Attack-Defense system

Lesson Details
Morning (10 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.)

  • Learn the science behind making bread
  • Make sausage bread from scratch
  • Learn to create fruit caviar and the molecular science behind it
  • Learn to cook a panna cotta mixture over the stove
  • Pour mixture into cups
  • Learn to make a fruit gelee

Lunch (12.30 p.m. – 2.00 p.m.)

Afternoon (2.00 – 5.00 p.m.)

SCIENCE HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

  • Create a self-painting robot powered by vibrations!
  • Learn how a motor works and how to connect supplied battery holder correctly.
  • Learn to work in teams to create an attacking system (to hit some targets) as well as a defensive shield.

Workshop is suitable for beginner with no prior experience.

Camp inclusive and Bring Home:

** Lunch and afternoon tea
** Bring home
    ~ 3 x decorated “injection” cupcakes
    ~ 1 x  a Scribble Bot

Price
Full Day ($170) [EARLY BIRD PRICE – $160]

Half Day Morning ($108)
Half Day Afternoon ($75)

Sign up before 30 November 2019 to enjoy early bird price. PLUS sign up for at least 3 x 1-day drop off camp by 30 Nov to get a FREE CUSTOMISED APRON with your child’s name (while stocks last).

Terms & Conditions:
1. EARLY BIRD Price is ONLY APPLICABLE for Full Day Program. Book before 30 November 2019.
2. A minimum of 12 pax is required for PM Science session. In the event the minimum pax is not met, an alternative will be presented 1 week before lesson commencement to participants.

Note: This is a drop-off day camp program and is suitable for 5 years old (as of Year 2019) and above to participate.

Minimum 1 day advance booking required for AM session due to the need for preparation of ingredients and resources. For PM session, 1 week advance booking is required. For last minute bookings, please contact 81280129 before placing your order.

Date

10 Dec (Tues)

Program

Full day (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.), Morning Science Baking Only (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.), Afternoon Science Experiments Only (2.00 – 5.00 p.m.)

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