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Winter Break Science Adventures (All Day, 4-day program)
Winter Break Science Adventures (All Day, 4-day program)

Tue, Dec 26


Rockville Science Center

Winter Break Science Adventures (All Day, 4-day program)

Ages 7-12 are invited to join us for 4 full days (Dec 26 -29, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm) of science fun and learning. Mornings will be for engineering projects and afternoons we'll put our creativity to the test.

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Time & Location

Dec 26, 2023, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Rockville Science Center, 36C Maryland Ave C, Rockville, MD 20850, USA

About the event

Dates: December 26 - 29

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Ages: 7-12

Please note: Participants should bring a lunch and a drink. 

Participants may choose to sign up for a half day program instead of the full day (see separate class listings for registration). 

Mornings: Engineering Projects

Catapults: Catapults use stored energy to hurl a projectile. You will build your catapult using one of these 3 energy storage mechanisms: Tension – Torsion – Gravity. Then have fun hurling different balls into different buckets.

Robotics: Build, program and operate a LEGO Mindstorms robot with different sensors. You will works through a series of exercises to experience solving elemental robotics tasks. This is ideal for hands-on students who love building while learning mechanical and programming concepts.

Motors: Build electromagnetic motors and make solenoid art shapes that spin non-stop in a magnetic field.

Afternoons:  Maker Projects and presents ideas

3D design & Lithophane: Make creative projects using 3D printers

Laser cutting/ Engraving:  Students are invited to bring in a wood cutting board or other special piece (maximum size: 8" x 11.8"). They can also choose to engrave their design on any of the materials we have available, wood and leather, you can be creative and make presents.

Painting with Milk & Paper Marbling: Get creative using ingredients commonly found at home to make beautiful art.

Bath Bombs: Make your own all-natural bath bombs to take home or give as a present.


  • Winter Break (All day)

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      +$7.00 service fee
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      +$6.30 service fee
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