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    Susie snowflake
    Grade K
    Susie's Snowflake (Planetarium)

    We don’t always have a white winter, but it always snows in the planetarium! “Susie’s Snowflake” is a delightful story about a little girl and her experiences investigating snowflakes and stars. In addition, there is a lively interactive demonstration of the amazing properties of air. Read more!

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    Tiny Trekkers 1
    Grade K, 1 and 2
    Tiny Trekkers
    3-2-1 Lift Off! Imagine being an astronaut and taking a trip to space! Tiny Trekkers put on their “uniforms”, then tour and launch inside our Challenger simulator. After, they experience hands-on NGSS based stations that are just like those of real astronauts! Come join our crew! Grade K Read MoreGrade 1 Read More!  Grade 2 Read More!

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    brighten 1
    Grade 1
    Brighten Your Corner

    NEWLY RETRO-FITTED, with modifications your first graders will find as a comfortable
    variation! Visiting groups engage with materials that vibrate, glow, reflect, radiate and capture their attention in ‘Brighten Your Corner’! Students investigate simple aspects of physics with light and sound, as they spring into a new school year!! Read more!

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    Robo Wunderkin 2
    Grade 1
    Robo Wunderkind: Design, Build and Code Robots

    Let’s design, build and code fabulous Robo Wunderkind robots to perform science mission tasks. Read more!

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    solar quest 1
    Grade 3
    Solar Quest (Planetarium)
    The Sun and the Earth are interconnected in many ways! Come explore the effects of the Sun on the Earth! Read more!

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    sensational top
    Grade 4
    Sensational
    NEWLY REFORMATTED, with select modifications!! Fourth grade teachers will find this course a compliment to the quarter’s ‘Energy’ theme. Our ‘Sensational’ program will have your students foraging toward team effort, data collection skills, pinpointing energy types -with supportive evidences, as well as mastering job responsibilities. Visiting teachers continue to receive follow-up-station material and testable worksheets. Read more!

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    Zip Zap Zoink
    Grade 4
    Zip, Zap, Zoink
    Visiting 4th Grade students and teachers will have fun conducting hands-on activities to support claims and provided evidenced explanations of how electrical energy is transferred and transformed in the context of investigation real-world energy phenomenon. Read more!

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    Astro Blast Part 1 image 1
    Grade 5
    Astronomy Blast! - Part 1 Stars and Constellations (Planetarium)
    Fifth grade and MISA are full of fun astronomy concepts! Come immerse yourself under the planetarium sky and engage in interactive activities to explore star magnitudes, constellations through the seasons, and MORE! Read more!


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    rocket launchers 1
    Grade 5
    Rocket Launchers
    Launch into rocket design and engineering with this engaging 4 hour STEM program! Read more!
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    codrone
    Grade 6
    CoDroneLite: Write Code That Flies!
    Come learn about Aeronautic Forces of Flight Motions as you and a partner program a CoDrone Lite Quadcopter through a series of Howard B. Owens Science Center Arena Flight Event Challenges! Read more!
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    orchids
    Grade 6
    Oh My Orchids!
    Become a scientist for day and participate in this research based program to join the efforts in Orchid conservation as part of the Million Orchid Project! Read more!


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    wind power
    Grade 6 and 7
    Wind Power
    Students get the power to use renewable energy to make electricity, look inside of a generator, and discuss why Prince George’s County doesn’t produce wind power. Read more!

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    waters 1
    Grade 6
    Waters of Life and Death
    I’ve heard you don’t drink that nasty tap water! Come compare it to pure water and bottled water. Let’s see what’s in it, how it got there, and whether it’s actually good for you. Read more!

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    waters
    Grade 7
    Waters of Life and Death
     What’s in your tap water? How did it get there? Is tap water unsafe, and bottled water more trustworthy? Learn how invertebrates partner with us as water cleaners and monitors. Read more!

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    Expedition Mars1Mars 2
    Grades 6-8 & 9-12
    Expedition Mars
    Your student crew is searching for signs of life on Mars, when a rogue asteroid comes barreling out of the sky, headed right for Mars Base! Can the rovers carry the crew to safety? Can the crew build a remote rover in time to complete the mission? Read more!

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    AP Bio
    Grades 11-12

    AP Bioenergetics
    Can cells in seemingly dead dry seeds and shredded leaves perform life functions? What is Bioenergetics? In this 4-hour AP Bio lab, let’s answer those questions and manipulate conditions that affect biochemistry. Read more!