Sat Sep 30 2017    
8:45 am - 4:00 pm



626 Plainsboro Road, Plainsboro, NJ, 08536

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STEAM loves to see young people discover and develop their passions, experience opportunities to have fun and learn collaboratively with hands-on science & engineering challenges, and uncover how to use creative solutions.

September 30, 2017

3-6th Grade

Lead Teacher: Julia Britt
Hosted by the BYRON Team

Session 1 – Cool Cars
Come learn what makes a car fast! Design your own racecar out of exciting mystery materials and see how fast and how far your car can travel. Are cars on earth and cars in space the same? Come find out the answer and bring that answer home with you!

Session 2 – Operation Rescue
Come learn the design process be a veterinarian for the afternoon. Several animals have been rescued. You must find a way to build a shelter that protects them from the hot summer sun. In checking the animals over you discover a foreign object lodged in their ear. Come learn about the ear and figure out a way to remove it!

Saturday, 09/30/17
08:45-09:00 AM      Drop off and Registration
09:00-12:00 PM      Session 1: Cool Cars
12:00-01:00 PM      Lunch/Recess (Combined session ONLY)
12:45-01:00 PM      Drop off and Registration Session 2
01:00-04:00 PM      Session 2: Operation Rescue

Session 1 – Cool Cars $45
Session 2 – Operation Rescue $45
Combined Session 1 & 2 (includes 1 hour of supervised lunch and recess. Please bring your own lunch) $70

Please note: We are peanut sensitive, but not a peanut free zone. A nut-free snack will be provided at each session. Please list any allergies!
Student/Teacher Ratio (1:7)
Register NOW! Space is limited!!

ABOUT Julia Britt
Julia Britt had an early interest in science and ballet. Her passion for science led her to earn a BS in biology at Georgia Institute of Technology and later a Master of Divinity at Princeton Theological Seminary. She has participated in research at the Center for Disease Control and Georgia Tech Research Institute in large-scale organic synthesis for antiviral/antiparasitic compounds. Most notably, she initiated the use of pyrosequencing as a diagnostic tool at the Clinical Molecular Microbiology lab at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. She has had the privilege of working for ten years in the area independent schools. Some of the courses she has taught through the years include AP Biology, chemistry, middle school science, and biotechnology. She loves watching young people experience, discover, engage, grow, and enjoy science.


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