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  • Quarter 4


     Grade Level 
     Program Name

    Program Description

     Tiny Trekkers 
    tiny trekkers
     Imagine Being an Astronaut And Taking a Trip into Space!  That’s what young astronauts will experience during the Tiny Trekkers Program. Excitement will build as they simulate a shuttle liftoff and carry out onboard explorations.  Students work with a partner and rotate through life, earth, and/or physical science stations as they complete a variety of activities similar to those of the astronauts! Read More!
    You Are My Sunshine
    You sunshine

    When little Patrick gets a bad case of sunburn he mistakenly wishes that the Earth didn’t even have a Sun. Join Patrick and his friends as they discover how our wonderful sun heats and lights the Earth, helps plants to grow, keeps solar system planets in orbit, provides power and even makes it possible for us to see the moon. Program activities will also show students how to detect UV radiation and prevent sunburn. . ....Read More!

    Science Quest

    SQ deer
     Primary students explore plants, animals and insects as they investigate their homes, growth and development, parts as well as some of the ways they interact with humans. Read More!
     Space Colony

    space colony
     Students become colonists as they seek an exoplanet (a planet beyond our Solar System) that is habitable. Read More!
    Go with the Flow
    aka Water Wall 
    water wall


    Students will work as engineering design teams to create a path for water to flow down the wall without any leaks. Don’t be a drip! Come try it out. Read More!


    mBot Robotics Engineering Computer Science Program


     Visiting 5th grade students participating in HBOSC’s New mBot 3 Robotics Engineering Computer Science Program will design robots equipped with science sensor payloads to perform specified mission science data collection tasks. Then, working in teams of four will share table designs, discuss the best features of each design and together select the best mBot robotic design...Read More!
    Unlocking the Solar System
     Unlocking the Solar System 2018 image 
    What *IS* a solar system? What does it look like? What SHOULD it look like? How do planetary missions such as the New Horizons Pluto Encounter help us unlock these questions about our own solar system, and about worlds beyond?  Read more!
    Wind Power
    Do Your Students Have the Power? Come and see with this 4 hour STEM program.  Read More
    Oh My Orchids!
    Oh my orchids

    A research based educational program created in partnership with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. This program will help scientist learn about the best conditions in which orchids grow in an effort to reintroduce native orchids of Maryland back into the environment.  Read More!
     Intro to Forensics
     This program exposes middle school students (7th and 8th graders) to a simulation like those depicted in the CSI TV shows.  While learning how to analyze crime scene evidence, students will record observations at a mock crime scene and analyze fingerprints, hair samples, and a mystery chemical. Read More!

     Challenger Mission: 

    Earth Odyssey
    lanham CLC logo earth odyssey
     A Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) from the Sun has damaged several critical Earth observing satellites. Your student crew must replace them.  Read More!