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5th & 6th Grade Programs

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NEWFull Day!All Cooked Up!

Do you love science and cooking? Put a little bit of chemistry and a dash of science in this fun culinary class. Learn about molecular gastronomy, the newest frontier in culinary arts and science. Blend the two disciplines and watch food transform from typical to unexpected forms using scientific laboratory techniques.

Dates Time Availability
Mon - Fri June 23 - 27 9 am - 3 pm sold out
Mon - Fri July 14 - 18 9 am - 3 pm limited
Mon - Fri July 28 - August 1 9 am - 3 pm limited
Mon - Fri August 11 - 15 9 am - 3 pm open

Fee (for one child): $300 members / $340 non-members
(fee includes all material costs)

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Bones, Body & Biology

Explore human anatomy and biology through animal dissections and explorations. Discover how your bones, muscles and organs work together and how you can keep your body in healthy shape. You'll see your body in a whole new way!

Dates Time Availability
Mon - Fri June 16 - 20 9 am - 11:30 am limited
Mon - Fri June 23 - 27 12:30 pm - 3 pm limited
Mon - Fri July 7 - 11 9 am - 11:30 am sold out
Mon - Fri July 14 - 18 12:30 pm - 3 pm limited
Mon - Fri July 21 - 25 9 am - 11:30 am limited
Mon - Fri July 28 - August 1 12:30 pm - 3 pm open
Mon - Fri August 4 - 8 9 am - 11:30 am limited
Mon - Fri August 11 - 15 12:30 pm - 3 pm open

Fee (for one child): $140 members / $160 non-members

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Full Day!Chemical Meltdown

Ever wonder what happens when you mix two things together? Watch science in action in a chemical reaction! Experiment with the properties of matter as you test different ingredients to uncover how chemical reactions work. Discover what the difference is between a physical reaction and a chemical reaction. Be ready to get messy and have a chemical meltdown!

Dates Time Availability
Mon - Fri June 16 - 20 9 am - 3 pm limited
Mon - Fri July 7 - 11 9 am - 3 pm limited
Mon - Fri July 21 - 25 9 am - 3 pm limited
Mon - Fri August 4 - 8 9 am - 3 pm open

Fee (for one child): $270 members / $310 non-members

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NEW Endeavour's Endeavors

Have you ever wondered why it's spelled "Endeavour" and not "Endeavor?" Take a journey with us through Endeavour's 26 missions. By the end of this class, you will know all the ins and outs of the newest addition to the California Science Center. All campers will visit the Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Display Pavilion.

Dates Time Availability
Mon - Fri June 16 - 20 9 am - 11:30 am open
Mon - Fri June 23 - 27 12:30 pm - 3 pm open
Mon - Fri July 7 - 11 9 am - 11:30 am limited
Mon - Fri July 14 - 18 12:30 pm - 3 pm limited
Mon - Fri July 21 - 25 9 am - 11:30 am open
Mon - Fri July 28 - August 1 12:30 pm - 3 pm open
Mon - Fri August 4 - 8 9 am - 11:30 am open
Mon - Fri August 11 - 15 12:30 pm - 3 pm open

Fee (for one child): $140 members / $160 non-members

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Full Day! Living in Space

What do humans need to survive in the alien environment of space? How does the body respond to the bizarre conditions outside our atmosphere? Explore the problems faced by NASA scientists and astronauts trying to create a livable world far from our planet. This class is taught by the California Science Center Aerospace Curator and Science Center Educators.

Dates Time Availability
Mon - Fri June 16 - 20 9 am - 3 pm limited

Fee (for one child): $270 members / $310 non-members

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Matter in Motion

Gravity it's not just a good idea, it's the law! Learn about today's movers and shakers as you study Newton's laws of motion. Our tools for this adventure will include rockets, tennis ball launchers, our 3-story Mega Tower and other elements of the Big Lab. There will be a rocket launch on the last day of class.

Dates Time Availability
Mon - Fri June 16 - 20 12:30 pm - 3 pm limited
Mon - Fri June 23 - 27 9 am - 11:30 am limited
Mon - Fri July 7 - 11 12:30 pm - 3 pm limited
Mon - Fri July 14 - 18 9 am - 11:30 am sold out
Mon - Fri July 21 - 25 12:30 pm - 3 pm open
Mon - Fri July 28 - August 1 9 am - 11:30 am open
Mon - Fri August 4 - 8 12:30 pm - 3 pm open
Mon - Fri August 11 - 15 9 am - 11:30 am open

Fee (for one child): $140 members / $160 non-members

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Science At Your Fingertips

Do you have what it takes to investigate a crime scene and figure out "whodunnit?" Put your science thinking to the test by examining fingerprints, DNA, and much more. Let's solve a Science Center mystery together. We need all the private eyes we can get!

Dates Time Availability
Mon - Fri June 16 - 20 12:30 pm - 3 pm limited
Mon - Fri June 23 - 27 9 am - 11:30 am limited
Mon - Fri July 7 - 11 12:30 pm - 3 pm limited
Mon - Fri July 14 - 18 9 am - 11:30 am limited
Mon - Fri July 21 - 25 12:30 pm - 3 pm open
Mon - Fri July 28 - August 1 9 am - 11:30 am open
Mon - Fri August 4 - 8 12:30 pm - 3 pm limited
Mon - Fri August 11 - 15 9 am - 11:30 am open

Fee (for one child): $140 members / $160 non-members

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Full Day! The Science of 3-D Animation 101

Explore the science of 3D animation! You will learn all about animation principles and techniques, as well as how to create your own animated film. Each participant will get to take home their own DVD of the work they complete in class. The final day will feature a film festival and premiere party for you to invite your own guests!

Dates Time Availability
Mon - Fri June 16 - 20 9 am - 3 pm sold out
Mon - Fri June 23 - 27 9 am - 3 pm limited
Mon - Fri July 7 - 11 9 am - 3 pm sold out
Mon - Fri July 21 - 25 9 am - 3 pm limited
Mon - Fri July 28 - August 1 9 am - 3 pm sold out
Mon - Fri August 4 - 8 9 am - 3 pm limited

Fee (for one child): $270 members / $310 non-members

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