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The Great Adventure Lab is an after-school science enrichment program offering our classes 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 Winter 2017 offerings at Lee Montessori Public Charter School. Please follow links for complete details, including photos! Room numbers TBD. Instructor will send welcome email several days before class.
Parent aide requirements: http://thegreatadventurelab.com/parent-aides/
Nov 15, 22, 29, Dec 6, 13, Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
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: Ten 60-min. meetings, once per week.
Tuition: $165 tuition plus $43 materials fee per student; min 11 / max 14 students. Parent aide for full class gets free tuition.
Nov 16, 30, Dec 7, 14, Jan 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb 1
Lego Robotics A and B are two independent classes. Same curriculum, different projects. Take one or both in any order!
Learn to build and program Lego Robots, using gears, levers, sensors and software! Start out with suggested programs, then learn to troubleshoot and design your own!
Areas of Exploration: Robotics, Programming, Logic.
Class Format: Nine 60-min. meetings, once per week.
Tuition: $160 per student; min 11 / max 14 students. Parent aide for full class gets free tuition.
Nov 18, Dec 2, 9, 16, Jan 6, 13, 27, Feb 3
Storybook Duplo A and B are independent classes Same curriculum, different books! Take either or both in any order, but don’t repeat either one.
We’ll provide the Duplo and the inspiration, your children will provide the imagination! In each class the instructor will read a story and then demonstrate how to build some of the stories characters out of Lego Duplos.
Areas of Exploration: 3D spatial visualization
Class Format: Eight 60-min. meetings, once per week.
Tuition: $130 per student; min 11 / max 14 students. Parent aide for full class gets free tuition.
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The Great Adventure Lab
November 18, 2016 — 4:15 pm to
February 03, 2017 — 5:15 pm
Lee Montessori Public Charter School
3025 4th Street Northeast