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Wandering School II: Keep Exploring (Tuesday mornings)
Dates:
Tuesdays November 17 - December 15, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:

Various locations:

November 17 – Morningside Park (Invasive Species)

November 24 – Five Acre Farms (Agriculture/Food Security)

December 1 – Piper’s Lagoon Park (Orienteering)

December 8 – Bowen Park (Environmental Protection)

December 15 – North Island Wildlife Rescue Centre (Owls focus)

Age Range:
Kindergarten to Grade 7 (Ages 5-8 recommended)
Description:

Completion of Wandering School (our Fall program) is NOT a prerequisite for taking part in Wandering School II.

As with our original Wandering School program, we will be meeting at different places each week.  Transportation is not provided.

Please note that if there is sufficient demand, additional sections may be added.  If this is the case, we may be contacting families to assign children into more specific age groups.

Prices:

$150.00

Wandering School II: Keep Exploring (Tuesday afternoons)
Dates:
Tuesdays November 10 - December 8, 2020, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:

Various locations:

November 10 – North Island Wildlife Rescue Centre (Owls focus)

November 17 – Morningside Park (Invasive Species)

November 24 – Five Acre Farms (Agriculture/Food Security)

December 1 – Piper’s Lagoon Park (Orienteering)

December 8 – Bowen Park (Environmental Protection)

Age Range:
Kindergarten to Grade 7 (ages 8-12 recommended)
Description:

Completion of Wandering School (our Fall program) is NOT a prerequisite for taking part in Wandering School II.

As with our original Wandering School program, we will be meeting at different places each week.  Transportation is not provided.

Please note that if there is sufficient demand, additional sections may be added.  If this is the case, we may be contacting families to assign children into more specific age groups.

Prices:

$150.00

Kindergarten-Grade 2: NOVEMBER-DECEMBER CHEMISTRY & PHYSICS SERIES
Dates:
Thursday @ 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM; November 19, 26, December 3, 10 & 17 2020
Location:

Beban Park Social Centre (note: this is an indoor/classroom setting)

Age Range:
Kindergarten - Grade 2
Description:

Come learn about chemistry and physics through hands-on activities and projects. We will be exploring the properties of materials through sorting games, making natural dyes, and observing the difference between reflection and refraction in light. Use gummy bears to experiment with different chemical and physical reactions.

Prices:

$120.00

Grade 3/4/5 November-December Chemistry & Physics Series
Dates:
Thursday @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM; November 19, 26, December 3, 10 & 17 2020
Location:

Beban Park Social Centre (note: this is an indoor/classroom setting)

Age Range:
Grades 3/4/5
Description:

Come get energized with our chemistry and physics focused term. We will be exploring what makes up matter by crafting 3D molecules, and mixing and separating solutions while observing the chemical changes in them. Experiment with thermal energy and the different ways it is transferred between matter.

Prices:

$150.00

GRADE 6&7 NOVEMBER-DECEMBER CHEMISTRY & PHYSICS SERIES
Dates:
Thursday @ 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM; November 19, 26, December 3, 10 & 17 2020
Location:

Beban Park Social Centre (note: this is an indoor/classroom setting)

Age Range:
Grade 6 & 7
Description:

Join us for a chemistry and physics focused term where we will engineer, experiment, and play. Learn about Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion and gravity by creating an elastic powered car and doing an egg drop, then calculating the forces acting on your creations. Experiment with chemical changes of mixtures and tinker with homopolar motors

Prices:

$150.00

Wandering School II Weekly Schedule
Week 1
NIWRA (Owl exploration & pellet dissection)
Week 2
Morningside Park (Invasive Species & Tree planting)
Week 3
TBC (Agriculture & Food Security)
Week 4
Pipers Lagoon Park (Orienteering)
Week 5
Bowen Park (Environmental Protection)
Prices & Class Time

Wandering School II

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) on Tuesdays
Starting November 10, 2020
$150 for 5 weeks
*Please note there is an additional admission fee for families/non-student children for the NIWRA trip
**Additional sections may be added if there is sufficient interest.
If you are not able to use your allotment for any reason, by registering you are committing to pay for your fee by other means.
Chemistry & Physics Homeschool Series

Join us for an in-class 5-week drop-off program that targets specific learning outcomes for students in Kindergarten to Grade 2, Grades 3/4/5 or Grades 6 &7.

This series will cover Chemistry and Physics topics and PLOs.  Our Homeschool series is a great support for families who are in Distributed Learning schools or who are homeschooling their children.

Prices & Class Time

Chemistry/Physics Homeschool Series

Thursdays starting November 19, 2020.

Kindergarten – Grade 2
9:00 AM to 10:15 AM (75 mins)  – $120.00 for 5 weeks
Grades 3, 4 & 5
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM (90 mins) – $150.00 for 5 weeks
Grades 6 & 7
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (90 mins) – $150.00 for 5 weeks
If you are not able to use your allotment for any reason, by registering you are committing to pay for your fee by other means.
Information for Parents

Children will need to bring certain materials from home to take part in activities (e.g. pencils, notebook, ruler) to avoid sharing items. Any specialized items required (e.g. magnifying lenses, identification charts, materials for activities) will be provided by Nanaimo Science for each child to use and will be sanitized before and after use.

Children should be ready to be outdoors and walk throughout each Wandering School class. If extreme weather makes attendance and/or participation unsafe, Nanaimo Science will contact families and communicate options at that time.

Safety Policies

To help ensure social distancing, Nanaimo Science is:

  • increasing the ratio of Leaders to children for greater supervision
  • removing all shared items and providing individual activities for children
  • instituting rigorous hand-hygiene, cleaning and sanitizing
  • Children must be healthy to attend Wandering School – any child exhibiting signs of sickness, fever, or cough/sneezing will be sent home, as will their siblings.
  • COVID-19 Safety Measures will be in effect.
Hey Parents!

Nanaimo Science offers a wide range of activities aimed at children from infancy to Grade 7.  Check out our school break camps, Pro-D day camps and workshops, and Homeschool supports!