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The Great Adventure Lab is an after-school science enrichment program that runs in 50+ schools in the D.C. area. We’ve taught thousands of kids how to write their first robotics programs or video game programs (or both!). We also teach science, engineering, electronics...and more! We do it all with SMALL class sizes with an adult to student ratio of 7:1. Our goal is to make science, technology, engineering, and mathematics irresistibly FUN for the next generation.

You can read all about our classes and birthday parties at http://thegreatadventurelab.com. The site includes plenty of photos and links to videos from our classes!

We are an LLC based in Silver Spring, MD. We are fully insured and our instructors have passed background checks including FBI and state fingerprinting.


Here are mini-descriptions of our Spring 2018 offerings at Oakland Terrace ES. Please follow links for complete details, including photos!  Room numbers TBD. Instructor will send welcome email several days before class. 

 

The Great Adventure Lab is an after-school science enrichment program.  We’ve taught thousands of kids how to write their first robotics or video game programs (or both!). We do it all with a student-to-adult ratio of 7:1 for most classes. (You can find full descriptions, reviews and photos of all our classes and birthday parties at http://thegreatadventurelab.com.

 

 

 

Let’s Roll! Engineers, Grades K-1

Fri 3:30-4:30pm
Apr 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, Jun 1


Students start each class with a story-based challenge and then build solutions using the LEGO® Duplo kits designed for ages 5+. Students will design, build and test towers, bridges and more! We connect each lesson to real-life engineering challenges. It won’t be long before your kids start making toy-sized zip-lines for their creations all over your house!


Areas of Exploration: Simple Machines, Physics.

Class Format:  Eight 60-min. meetings, once per week.

 

Tuition: $135 per student; min 11 / max 12 students. Parent aide for full class gets free tuition.

 


 

 

Nature Science, Grades 1-2

Fri 3:30-4:30pm
Apr 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, Jun 1

 

Let's get our hands dirty! Students will learn about the natural world through hands-on projects involving solar power, earthworm habitats, fireflies, animal tracks and more! We'll also check out what the real world looks like through a microscope. Projects vary depending on season and class interests.

 

Areas of Exploration: Biology, Wildlife

Class Format: Eight 60-min. meetings, once per week.

Tuition: $130 tuition plus $34 materials fee per student; min 11 / max 14 students. Parent aide for full class gets free tuition but must pay $34 materials fee.


 


 

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Space Engineers, Grades 3-5

Fri 3:30-4:30pm

 Apr 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, Jun 1, 8

NEW DATES

 

Students will tackle challenges that real NASA engineers face, like how to land a rover on Mars without breaking it (not easy for astronauts -it’s like an egg drop on steroids!). We’ll also learn about hovercraft and try our hands at liftoff!!  Grab your astronaut helmets, since this class will take you OUT of this world!

 

Areas of Exploration: Engineering, Physics.

Class Format: Seven 60-min. meetings, once per week.

Tuition: $155 tuition plus $34 materials fee per student; min 6/max 9

 

These activities are not sponsored by, associated with, or endorsed by MCPS or Montgomery County Government.


Parent aide requirements: http://thegreatadventurelab.com/parent-aides/




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The Great Adventure Lab
info@thegreatadventurelab.com

Registration questions:
help@thegreatadventurelab.com
(240) 442-1855
www.thegreatadventurelab.com
twitter: @awrobots
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Schedule

April 13, 2018 — 3:30 pm to
June 08, 2018 — 4:30 pm

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Venue

Oakland Terrace ES
2720 Plyers Mill Road
Silver Spring, MD
United States

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