Science Center Lab Field Trip

February 5, 2019

Children's Science Center: Explore. Create. Inspire.

Twenty students, two chaperones and two teachers set out to Fair Oaks Mall to explore the Children's Center Lab. Upon arrival we were greeted by Sue Fajer, Field Trip Coordinator, and ushered into the Experiment Bar. Students rotated between four different experiences allowing them to apply the engineering design process and experiment with scientific investigative reasoning. Check out the pics below to see what we were were doing!
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First Up: Tower Challenge

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Scientific Investigation: The Experiment Bar

Tinker Shop

The workshop area allowed students to design, build and test hovercrafts using a variety of materials. Students tested their designs using the wind tunnel and had the opportunity to redesign and try again.
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Inspiration Hub

Lastly, students had the opportunity to experience hands-on, interactive exhibits exemplifying real-world STEM applications. Students interacted with the robotic arm, mini wind farm, gear table and a marble run.
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