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3-D Printing!!

March 21, 2015,
10 am – 4 pm

  • What: A free science festival at the Lancaster Science Factory: Free admission to all Science Factory exhibits, special science activities, demonstrations and prizes for the whole family.
  • When: March 21st, 2015 from 10am-4pm
  • Where: Lancaster Science Factory, 454 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601.
  • Who: Everyone is invited! Children age 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Special science demonstrations and activities will be presented by Science Factory volunteers, area schools, science clubs, universities and Lancaster youth organizations.

The following organizations will be offering hands on demonstrations at the 2nd annual Science is Amazing Festival:

  • Agora Cyber Charter School – Blubber Glove/Penguin Sound ID
  • Bricks 4 Kids – Lego racers and Lego art
  • Lancaster Science Factory, Chip Brabson – Prisms and light
  • Make717 – Soldering Zone
  • Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Water Management Technology – water treatment, engines
  • Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, TechGear 3D – 3D Printer
  • Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Machine Tool and Computer Aided Manufacturing

The 3rd Annual Science is Amazing Festival was made possible by:

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Join us for games and crafts inspired by the math of circles in celebration of Pi Day (3.14=March 14th)!

This activity will run from 10-11am or 12-1pm in our Science Cafe (seating is first come, first served).

All activities are FREE with your membership or paid admission to the Lancaster Science Factory. Events are geared towards ages 8 and up, but younger children (accompanied by an adult at all times) are also welcome.

Join us for a series of workshops where children connect fun, hands-on projects to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) Local STEM professionals provide “real world” perspective and mentoring.

Program Details and Pricing

  • Programs are for kids in grades 3 – 8.
  • Workshop cost per child: FREE
  • Regular Science Factory rates apply: Members are FREE, All Visitors are $8.50.
  • Program sessions are Sundays, from 2 – 3:30 pm.
  • Parents are welcome to join the workshop at no cost.
  • Reserve online or at the Science Factory in advance, space is limited.
  • Events are subject to change without notice.

Science in January:
Sunday the 18th
Zinc, Brass, and Gold- Oh My!
Description: Join us for shockingly simple and fun experiments with metals and alloys!
Led by: Judy Lefever

Sunday the 25th
Clink! Pegboard Game
Description: Build a pegboard inspired by the famous Plinko game! Hypothesize, test, and observe where the marble goes.
Led by: Peter Funke

Technology in February:
Sunday the 8th
How the Internet Works
Description: Our information technology expert will explain the ins and outs of the Internet through stimulating hands-on exercises!
Led by: Dale Lefever

Sunday the 22nd
The Simplest Hydraulics
Description: Learn the basics of this fascinating technology by building machines with little more than plastic syringes and popsicle sticks.
Led by: Lauren Schaller

Engineering in March:
Sunday the 8th
Make the Most of Solar Power!
Description: Interested in using the sun for energy? Join us to build a model of solar panel technology then find out how much energy you’ve produced!
Led by: Nathan Charles

Sunday the 22nd
Hold Up!
Description: Think like a structural engineer and learn how to build sturdy bridges out of light-weight everyday materials!
Led by: Ronnie Medlock

Math in April:
Sunday the 12th
Play Darts
Description: Learn shocking insights about circles, randomness, prediction, and more while throwing darts!
Led by: Peter Funke

Sunday the 26th
Fibonacci Beauty
Description: Through stimulating activities and artistic projects, we’ll discover the beauty of the Fibonacci Sequence.
Led by: Lauren Schaller

Questions?
Phone: (717) 509-6363 X105
Email: lschaller@tlsf.org

Join us for a series of workshops where children connect fun, hands-on projects to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) Local STEM professionals provide “real world” perspective and mentoring.

Program Details and Pricing

  • Programs are for kids in grades 3 – 8.
  • Workshop cost per child: FREE
  • Regular Science Factory rates apply: Members are FREE, All Visitors are $8.50.
  • Program sessions are Sundays, from 2 – 3:30 pm.
  • Parents are welcome to join the workshop at no cost.
  • Reserve online or at the Science Factory in advance, space is limited.
  • Events are subject to change without notice.

Science in January:
Sunday the 18th
Zinc, Brass, and Gold- Oh My!
Description: Join us for shockingly simple and fun experiments with metals and alloys!
Led by: Judy Lefever

Sunday the 25th
Clink! Pegboard Game
Description: Build a pegboard inspired by the famous Plinko game! Hypothesize, test, and observe where the marble goes.
Led by: Peter Funke

Technology in February:
Sunday the 8th
How the Internet Works
Description: Our information technology expert will explain the ins and outs of the Internet through stimulating hands-on exercises!
Led by: Dale Lefever

Sunday the 22nd
The Simplest Hydraulics
Description: Learn the basics of this fascinating technology by building machines with little more than plastic syringes and popsicle sticks.
Led by: Lauren Schaller

Engineering in March:
Sunday the 8th
Make the Most of Solar Power!
Description: Interested in using the sun for energy? Join us to build a model of solar panel technology then find out how much energy you’ve produced!
Led by: Nathan Charles

Sunday the 22nd
Hold Up!
Description: Think like a structural engineer and learn how to build sturdy bridges out of light-weight everyday materials!
Led by: Ronnie Medlock

Math in April:
Sunday the 12th
Play Darts
Description: Learn shocking insights about circles, randomness, prediction, and more while throwing darts!
Led by: Peter Funke

Sunday the 26th
Fibonacci Beauty
Description: Through stimulating activities and artistic projects, we’ll discover the beauty of the Fibonacci Sequence.
Led by: Lauren Schaller

Questions?
Phone: (717) 509-6363 X105
Email: lschaller@tlsf.org

Cut and assemble the body, cone and fins for your own paper rocket then test launch it with our high powered air pressure launcher.

This activity will run from 10:30-11:15 am or 12:30-1:15pm or 2:30-3:15pm in our Science Cafe (seating is first come, first served).

All activities are FREE with your membership or paid admission to the Lancaster Science Factory. Events are geared towards ages 8 and up, but younger children (accompanied by an adult at all times) are also welcome.

Show off your “chemistry,” play up your warmth and witness color changing power.

This activity will run from 10-11am or 12-1pm in our Science Cafe (seating is first come, first served).

All activities are FREE with your membership or paid admission to the Lancaster Science Factory. Events are geared towards ages 8 and up, but younger children (accompanied by an adult at all times) are also welcome.

Join us for a series of workshops where children connect fun, hands-on projects to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) Local STEM professionals provide “real world” perspective and mentoring.

Program Details and Pricing

  • Programs are for kids in grades 3 – 8.
  • Workshop cost per child: FREE
  • Regular Science Factory rates apply: Members are FREE, All Visitors are $8.50.
  • Program sessions are Sundays, from 2 – 3:30 pm.
  • Parents are welcome to join the workshop at no cost.
  • Reserve online or at the Science Factory in advance, space is limited.
  • Events are subject to change without notice.

Science in January:
Sunday the 18th
Zinc, Brass, and Gold- Oh My!
Description: Join us for shockingly simple and fun experiments with metals and alloys!
Led by: Judy Lefever

Sunday the 25th
Clink! Pegboard Game
Description: Build a pegboard inspired by the famous Plinko game! Hypothesize, test, and observe where the marble goes.
Led by: Peter Funke

Technology in February:
Sunday the 8th
How the Internet Works
Description: Our information technology expert will explain the ins and outs of the Internet through stimulating hands-on exercises!
Led by: Dale Lefever

Sunday the 22nd
The Simplest Hydraulics
Description: Learn the basics of this fascinating technology by building machines with little more than plastic syringes and popsicle sticks.
Led by: Lauren Schaller

Engineering in March:
Sunday the 8th
Make the Most of Solar Power!
Description: Interested in using the sun for energy? Join us to build a model of solar panel technology then find out how much energy you’ve produced!
Led by: Nathan Charles

Sunday the 22nd
Hold Up!
Description: Think like a structural engineer and learn how to build sturdy bridges out of light-weight everyday materials!
Led by: Ronnie Medlock

Math in April:
Sunday the 12th
Play Darts
Description: Learn shocking insights about circles, randomness, prediction, and more while throwing darts!
Led by: Peter Funke

Sunday the 26th
Fibonacci Beauty
Description: Through stimulating activities and artistic projects, we’ll discover the beauty of the Fibonacci Sequence.
Led by: Lauren Schaller

Questions?
Phone: (717) 509-6363 X105
Email: lschaller@tlsf.org

Come join us for some fantastic fun using LEGO WEDO® software and Bricks 4 Kidz® proprietary models. Kids will get an introduction to computer programming, and will be able to make their B4K model come to life using a variety of commands and controls!

Pre-registration is required, please visit the Bricks 4 Kidz – Lancaster, PA website to sign up! The cost for the workshop is $16 per child. Parents are permitted to attend the workshop at no cost. This workshop fee does not include admission to the museum. Any guests who would like to explore the museum can check in at the Front Desk to pay Sunday’s admission ($8.50 per person) after the workshop.

*Recommended Grade Level is 3rd and 4th Grade

*Please call (717) 917-3469 if your child is not in these grade levels

All systems are go as we blast off from the HOH space center on mission “Martian Rock”. Navigate with alien antennae as you hop on board our spacecraft for a tour of the solar system that is out of this world.

This class is for 3,4, & 5 year olds. $12 for museum members, $15 for non-members. Call 717-569-KIDS to preregister.

Class Times:

9:30-10:30a

10:45-11:45a

1:00-2:00p

Hands-On House

Hands-On House

Electromagnets (ages 8-13) – January 29

After warming up with a few basics about electricity and electromagnetism, the students will get to put together telegraphs and simple motors to see electromagnets at work first-hand!

This workshop runs 10am-12pm or 1-3pm and the cost is $20 per student.

Space is limited, register today!