Activity Detail

Fantastic Forces and Flight - System 3 [6 days]

Location: Pattengill Elementary
Dates: Thursday, February 20, 2020 -
Thursday, April 2, 2020 details
Grades: K - Gr 5
Section #: PTTNGLL-BE005
Registration closes: Friday, February 21, 2020


Registration for this activity is handled by:
Name: Berkley Community Education
Phone: 248-837-8900


Additional Information

Fantastic Fliers
The Wright Brothers would be proud as we follow in their footsteps and learn the fundamental principles of flight. Build a glider, control surfaces and your very own loop-flying stunt plane. You’ll be a Top Gun after this class!.
Fun-damental Forces
Time to find out what forces make the universe tick! Hands-on investigation leads us to learn about gravity, inertia, and centripetal force. Students will use a bike wheel gyroscope, a coin-spinning vortex and the amazing balloon centrifuge. Hold on ti
Science of Magic
Magic? No… It’s science! You’ll learn the secrets behind famous magic that you can recreate for yourself! Mother nature has some tricks of her own, and we’d like to show you what’s up her sleeve!
Super Structures
Discover the strengths of triangles, cylinders and arches. Learn how combinations of these shapes make for sturdy homes and skyscrapers! Use teamwork to build your own super structures as well as an earthquake-proof building!
Under Pressure
Join Bernoulli and Newton as we take this exciting look at the science behind aerodynamics and the properties of air... under pressure. Use a vortex generator to create air pockets with a punch, and levitate ping-pong balls in defiance of gravity!
Wacky Waves
Simulate the effects of an ocean oil spill, and develop creative techniques to clean it up! Create your own Rescue Diver tool while learning about water, waves, and the environment.


Thursday, February 20, 2020
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM
Thursday, February 27, 2020
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM
Thursday, March 5, 2020
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM
Thursday, March 12, 2020
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM
Thursday, March 19, 2020
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM
Thursday, April 2, 2020
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM

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