Most people look at the Science Center as a fun and educational place to go on a Saturday afternoon...

What they might not realize is that we’re also trusted partners to the school systems of the areas we serve. Our educational programs supplement traditional classroom learning with a valuable informal education and serve to build on the foundation of knowledge kids gain in school. Most importantly, they further the mission of increasing competency in S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) competency.

 

Our educational programs include:
  • Field Trips
  • Off-Site Programs
  • School Break Camps
  • Summer Camps & Academy
  • Science Competitions
  • Homeschool Programs
  • Scout Programs
  • And much more

 

These activities enhance classroom experience and provide students with a different way of looking at science, math and technology.

Lizards, pythons and birds, oh my!

Our friends at Amazing Animals Inc. brought their friends – the animal variety – to meet our 5th and 6th grade summer campers during Operant Science Conditioning: The Science of Animal Training.

The kids were able to get up close and personal with a Blue-and-gold Macaw, bearded dragon, cockatiel, alligator, savannah monitor, African spurred tortoise, Burmese python and rat snake!

All week, the campers have learned the science behind animal training and behavior; studied the teachings of Skinner and Pavlov; and prepared how to train their pet at home. To close their busy week, they'll participate in a husbandry class at the Central Florida Zoo!

Check out the photos below! There are three more weeks of summer camp at the Science Center. If you would like to enroll your child in summer camp call 407.514.2112.


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Mmmmmm…! Our summer campers cooked up a storm this week, even taking a field trip to learn from the pros at Stonewood Grill & Tavern!

Fifth and sixth graders participating in the Culinary Chemistry summer camp saw them experiment with ingredients to make baked goods rise as well as turn liquid egg yolk into solid food.

Thanks to our friends at Stonewood Grill & Tavern for having us! If you would like to enroll your child in summer camp call 407.514.2112.


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777 E. Princeton Street • Orlando, Florida 32803 • Phone: 407.514.2000 • TTY: 407.514.2005 • Toll Free: 888.OSC.4FUN • Email: gservices@osc.org
  Orlando Science Center is supported by United Arts of Central Florida, host of power2give.org/centralflorida and the collaborative Campaign for the Arts.
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