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Please note that some of the topics listed will be slightly different in different facilities to accommodate scheduling and students/facility interests.  Please check the class descriptions on each registration website for the facility of your interest.

Animal Kingdom: Wilder Than You Think! (K-8th graders)

Come and join this fun and hands-on biology workshop for kids! Learn about the amazing animal kingdom, from frog, lizard, birds, and more. Your child will perform dissections, cool biology experiments using lab equipment/tools.

Aquatic Creatures: No Gills Required! (K-8th graders)

Come and join this fun and hands-on biology workshop for kids! Learn about many marine animals, from sea urchin, stingray, lamprey, and more. Your child will perform dissections and cool biology experiments and activities.

Bioengineering: Designing Life (K-8th graders)

Come and join this fun and hands-on biology workshop for kids! Learn how to design and create something to improve life itself, such as artificial tissue, laboratory equipment, genetic modification, energy, and more! Your child will be exposed to engineering concept related to biology and perform cool biology experiments and activities.

Camping Science: Connecting with Nature (K-8th graders) – NEW in Spring 2020!

Come and join us as we cover topics to help your child recognize and appreciate the living world just outside their window. We will discuss camping-related topics and local wildlife one might encounter to the importance of preserving our ecosystem. What plants are harmful or used for medicinal purposes? What animals we may see outdoor? Find out in our classes geared towards the outdoor explorer!

Decomposers: Earth’s Best Friends! (K-8th graders)

Come and join this fun and hands-on biology workshop for kids! Learn why and how these organisms, from worms, beetles, crustaceans, and more, are called Earth’s best friends. Your child will be up close and personal with the live organisms and perform dissections, cool biology experiments using lab equipment/tools.

Dinosaurs: Fantastic Prehistoric World! (K-6th graders)

Dinosaurs ruled the earth for 180 million years. Your child will learn the role each of the major types of dinosaurs played in their ecosystems, and the traits that made them such successful organisms for so long. Your child will do cool paleontological experiments & activities and learn about biological processes.

Food Science: Your Food is Alive! (K-8th graders) – NEW in Fall 2019!

Come and join us as we learn about the amazing world of food science! We will discuss how some living organisms are responsible for making some of the foods we love such as cheese, yogurt, bread, and more. Get up close with live organisms using a microscope and perform cool biology experiments/activities. Some of these foods are to take home! No nuts in class but please indicate allergies if any.

Forensic Science – Bionerds Way! (K-8th graders)

(Also known as Detectives: Fun with Forensics!)

Come and join the fun to become a Forensic Scientist – Bionerds way! Your child will learn forensic and biology techniques, experiment and activities to further deductive reasoning to uncover the truth following in the footsteps of Sherlock Holmes and Scotland Yard. Topics will include fingerprinting, DNA, trace evidence, wildfire forensic, and more.

Halloween Science with Boo-ionerds (K-8th graders) – NEW in Fall 2019!

Trick or treat! Come and join us on a journey where we learn about some creepy and crawly topics of the Halloween season. From animals like bats and spiders to things like bones and pumpkins, there’s a class for everyone to get into the Halloween spirit. Your child will be up close and personal with the live organisms and perform dissections, cool biology experiments using lab equipment/tools.

Human Body: We are Super! (K-8th graders)

Come and join this fun and hands-on biology workshop for kids! Learn about our amazing human body from your thumb, heart, eyes, lungs, to your sense of smell and many more. Your child will perform dissections on animal organs, cool biology experiments and activities.

Human Body: We are Super (Part II)! (K-8th graders)

Come and join this fun and hands-on biology workshop for kids! Learn about our amazing human body from your brain, muscles, skin, bones, and kidney. Your child will perform dissections on animal organs, cool biology experiments and activities.

Insects: Bug Me if You Dare! (K-6th graders)

Come and join this fun and hands-on biology workshop for kids! Learn about the amazing bugs around us such as beetles, butterflies, fruit flies, micro-arthropods, ladybugs and crickets. Get up close and personal with live bugs using a microscope on some topics and perform cool biology experiments on the others.

It’s All About Life (K-8th graders)

Come and join this fun and hands-on biology workshop for kids! Learn about the amazing life around you, from decomposers, insects, plants, human, microorganisms, genetics, and more. Your child will be up close and personal with the live organisms and perform dissections, cool biology experiments using lab equipment/tools.

Let’s Dive into the Ocean! (K-8th graders)

Come and join this fun and hands-on biology workshop for kids! Learn about the amazing marine animals from the tiny planktons, starfish, to the great white sharks, and many more. Your child will be up close and personal with the live/preserved/fresh organisms and/or perform dissections/cool biology experiments using lab equipment/tools.  This session is a combination of Marine Animal and Marine Animals Part II.

Marine Animals: Amazing Waterworld! (K-6th graders)

Come and join this fun and hands-on biology workshop for kids! Learn about many marine animals, from starfish, fish, clam, shrimp, and more. Your child will perform dissections and cool biology experiments/activities.

Marine Animals: Amazing Waterworld (Part II)! (K-6th graders)

Come and join this fun and hands-on biology workshop for kids! Learn about many marine animals, from sharks, octopus, sea anemone, crabs, and more. Your child will perform dissections and cool biology experiments/activities.

Mix and Match Biology (K-8th graders)

Come and join this fun and hands-on biology workshop for kids! These mix and match topics have never been related, but very interesting to learn. Learn about food biology, digestion system, decomposers, and water creatures. Your child will perform dissections and cool biology experiments/activities.

Mix and Match Biology (Part II) (K-8th graders)

Come and join this fun and hands-on biology workshop for kids! These mix and match topics have never been related, but very interesting to learn. Learn about bacteria, turtles, genetic, mushrooms, and snails. Your child will perform cool biology experiments and activities.

Microscopic World: What You Can’t See May Surprise You! (K-6th graders)

Come and join this fun and hands-on biology workshop for kids! Learn about the living organisms that are very small and some we can’t even see with our own eyes: bacteria in the environment and food, protozoa, sea monkeys, yeast and planktons. Get up close and personal with live organisms using a microscope on some topics and perform cool biology experiments on the others.

Plants: Know Your Greens! (K-6th graders)

Come and join this fun and hands-on biology workshop for kids! Learn about amazing plants and trees on their photosynthesis ability, seed germination, anatomy and cell/DNA structures, and different types of plants from the desert to aquatic environment. Your child will perform cool biology experiments and activities.

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