Natural Science Extravaganza Questions

Happy Monday, camp families! Welcome to a week full of scientific learning! Each day of this week will be devoted to a different area of natural science. Here are some questions you can ask your campers at the end of each day to learn what they did each day!

Monday is paleontology day, so campers will be learning about dinosaurs and the creatures that lived with them Ask campers…
  • Which dinosaur they made a diorama for. 
  • Which fossils were the hardest to sort.
  • Which prehistoric period they would most like to visit.
Tuesday, campers will be taking a field trip to the Arboretum to learn about ecology with a program by Matthei Botanical Gardens. Please make sure you child has comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, and bug spray!
On Wednesday, campers will learn about astronomy. Ask them…
  • Which constellations you could see in the sky tonight!
  • How I made a balloon rocket.
  • What I learned in my planetarium show!
Thursday is all about archaeology, so campers will be exploring past human behavior and artifacts. Ask them…
  • What they know about pennies.
  • What was found in Burnham house.
  • How they designed their own pot!
On Friday, campers will finish off their week learning about zoology! Ask them…
  • What a dichotomous key is.
  • Which animals I painted.
  • If I found all the Pokemon around the museum!