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Field Trips are the best way to explore all that Imagination Station has to offer.
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Utilize these activities and science videos in the classroom!
Field Trip Group Rate: $4.00 per person
Take an architectural field trip around the world! Your students will travel from San Francisco to Shanghai, Dubai to Chicago and admire 13 large-scale skyscrapers, made entirely out of LEGO Bricks, that make each skyline unique.
February: Explore the flow of current by testing simple, parallel and series circuits. With a few simple parts, students will make their own electronic greeting cards that light up.
March: Explore the beauty of science as you play with light and shadows. This open-ended activity allows for unlimited discovery as you learn more about how different colors of light interact
Thursday, March 2 - Play with and explore the properties of water! And, you will take home a handmade lava lamp to continue the excitement.
Every Saturday & Sunday in March: Design a creature to bring to life! You’ll learn how to use a motor to get your creature moving. Teach your critter to dance and doodle, slide and shake in a way that’s all your own.
March 4 - Measure the weight of your favorite candies with a scale you build using LEGO bricks. This workshop is the perfect balance between creativity, engineering and fun!
Thursday, March 9 - Become the hungry predator hunting for prey. But, it’s not as easy as it sounds - some of their prey will be camouflaged.
March 11 - Make marbles twist and turn, race and spin through a run that is completely yours. Use trial and error to your advantage as you attempt to build a successful marble run using LEGO bricks.
Thursday, March 16 - You will huff and puff and blow your way through the story of the Three Little Pigs. See what it takes to build a house that can withstand a gust of wind.
March 18 - Use Newton's First Law of Motion to catapult a marshmallow through the air. Discover the principles of force and energy as you build a marshmallow catapult using LEGO bricks.
Thursday, March 23 - Discover the invisible force of a magnetic field as you push and pull your way through the discovery of magnets.
March 25 - Build a foundation, secure a frame and prepare for target practice. Explore the science behind sturdy structures as you create your own NERF Gun targets using LEGO bricks.
Thursday, March 30 - Learn how color plays an important role in the world as you mix and create stained glass windows.
April: Link everyday materials together and turn them into a creature that moves according to your specifications. Have fun while you learn about the components of simple machines and how they set the world around us into motion.
Every Saturday & Sunday in April: Our Think Tank Workshops have been overrun with LEGO bricks! Let your imagination run free and solve each of our Spring Break themed challenges. As the challenges increase in difficulty, your LEGO creations will increase in ingenuity.
Thursday, April 6 - Learn how easy it is to make sounds from everyday objects by exploring sound waves and vibrations, and make your own box guitar to take home.
Thursday, April 13 - Make a splash as you explore solids, liquids and gases and even make your own treat to eat!
Thursday, April 27 - Discover what sinks, floats or flinks! Experiment with different items and even build your own bathtub toy to take home!
May: It’s not just a box – it’s your very own new gaming contraption. Use everyday materials to create your own version of a pinball-like machine.
Thursday, May 4 - Explore shadows and ultraviolet light while learning about the changes from day to night.
Every Saturday & Sunday in May: Light up the room when you sew LED lights into a wearable that you’ve designed. Learn about circuits as you work with electrically conductive thread. The fashions you create are sure to make you shine!
June: Design and build your own simple machine. Learn the basics of mechanics, including gear ratios, cams and followers. Bring to life a mechanical machine that dances and twirls or jumps and shakes as you get to choreograph all your character’s moves.
Every Saturday & Sunday in June: Take vision to a new level by exploring the eye of a cow! Through dissection, you’ll examine the wonders of the cow’s interior eye. Walk away with an understanding of the difference between the vitreous humor and aqueous humor -- a new perspective on how we see the world around us.
June 5 – 9: Catapults, Coasters & Cars – Get a first-hand look into the world of engineering. Build rockets, catapults, zip-lines and roller coasters using the Think It, Build It, Test It and Do It Again engineering philosophy.
For ages 6 – 9: Kids are messy! Science can be too. We’ve taken our biggest and messiest experiments and put them together for a week of messy, sticky, gooey science fun!
For ages 10 – 13: Instill creativity and collaboration through play! Campers will use real tools to create cardboard creations that are only limited by their imagination.
June 12 – 16: Catapults, Coasters & Cars – Get a first-hand look into the world of engineering. Build rockets, catapults, zip-lines and roller coasters using the Think It, Build It, Test It and Do It Again engineering philosophy.
For ages 6 – 9: Design, construction and playful exploration are part of the world around us. Campers will learn how something simple can be transformed into something extraordinary!
For ages 10 – 13: Become an Extreme Scientist-in-Training! Campers will see firsthand how our Extreme Scientists prepare and create the experiments at Imagination Station.
For ages 6 – 9: This camp is for fixers, tinkerers and makers! You can become a Young MacGyver and learn to fashion solutions to problems using only the tools available.
For ages 10 – 13: Let your imagination run wild as you tinker with a variety of tools and materials. Tinkering camp inspires creativity, imagination, playfulness, brainstorming and collaboration!
For ages 10 – 13: Kids are messy! Science can be too. We’ve taken our biggest and messiest experiments and put them together for a week of messy, sticky, gooey science fun!
Book one of our Think Tank Workshops for your class during your next field trip to Imagination Station!
Dissect a cow's eye, create an electronic greeting card and get hands-on with the life cycle. These workshops offer structured curriculum during your field trip.