Activity Detail

Mad Lab

System 4 Mad Lab more info...
Location: Wylie Elementary-To register, contact Dexter Community Ed at (734) 424-4180
Dates: Friday, February 7, 2020 -
Friday, March 27, 2020 details
Grades: K - Gr 5
Section #: DE-WYLIE015
Registration closes: Saturday, February 8, 2020


Registration for this activity is handled by:
Name: Dexter Community Education
Phone: 734-424-4180


You can encounter science anywhere! The world is your laboratory! Whether you're in the kitchen, outside, or watching a movie - there is science going on behind the scenes. Join us for 6 weeks of amazing fun science that also includes detective science, insects, and the science of toys!

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Children get engrossed in entomology! They find out that insects are arthropods and inspect authentic insect specimens. Insect anatomy is introduced and examined up-close. A container of creepy crawlers is divided into insects and non-insects. An ultravio
Detective Science
Children use science to crack a case! The crime happens just before the Bustertown bake-off. Mr. Baker’s big, fat, chewy, chocolate chip cookie is sabotaged and his recipe is stolen. The case kicks off with a crime scene investigation. The children examin
Dig in to Earth science! Check out rock samples to find out how they were made and where they were formed. Inspect minerals to see them fluoresce. Learn what causes bends and breaks in the Earth’s solid rock layer. Use the Experitube Take-Home to see sedi
Kitchen Chemistry
Movie Effects
Movie Effects gives children a chance to sit in the director's chair and discover why science is the real star on the big screen. Exciting demonstrations and hands-on activities allow children to discover the science behind the amazing sound and weather e
Science of Toys
Children test, play, and ponder over what makes toys work. They spin into action with kinetic top toys. One changes color and one flips over, but they all release stored energy. Children balance bugs and birds to reveal their centers of gravity. They lear


Friday, February 7, 2020
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Friday, February 21, 2020
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Friday, February 28, 2020
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Friday, March 6, 2020
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Friday, March 20, 2020
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Friday, March 27, 2020
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Please specify the 'Dismissal Options' to let us know where to direct your child after the class