NYSCI Science Summer Camp 2011, a set on Flickr.Spy School
Day 1: Intro to Espionage
Students will receive an orientation to the world of espionage.  How
do spies use science to help them with their missions?  Learn how to
become an “expert” lie detector.
Day 2:  Spy Gadgetry
What types of gadgets do spies use on their missions and what is the
science behind them?  How can we send and receive information in
complete secrecy?
Day 3: Code Breaking
Learn how to decipher secret messages and create your own.  There are
many ways that spies conceal their agendas.  Reveal secret messages
using different chemical reactions.
Day 4: Disguises
How do spies keep their identities hidden?  What is the best way to
disguise yourself from the enemy?  Use different techniques to change
your appearance, even change or hide your own fingerprints.
Day 5: Mystery Spy Hunt
Use all the information you’ve learned from the entire week of spy
school to win the cryptology challenge.  Test your skills at espionage
and track down the elusive spy in a museum wide scavenger hunt.
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Science of Circus
Day 1: Acrobatics and Juggling
How do acrobats bend their bodies in those interesting shapes?
Students will learn the secrets of flexibility and what happens to an
acrobats body after years of bending and twisting.  Students will also
try out some cool juggling moves to amaze their friends and family!
Day 2: Circus Animals and Animal Communication
What type of animals do you see in a circus and what do they do?
Students will learn about the techniques animal trainers use to train
animals to perform those cool tricks.
Day 3: Balance and the Human Body
Students will discover the secrets of circus performers like the
tightrope walker and other performers who depend on perfect balance
for their amazing circus acts.
Day 4: Circus Illusions and Tricks
Investigate the tricks of the circus and the illusions that amaze the
audience. Students will learn about the science behind some of these
illusions and how it relates to the brain and eyes. Students will also
learn and practice some tricks to amaze their friends and family.
Day 5: Circus Food Party!!
How is cotton candy and candied apples made?  Students will learn the
science behind some yummy circus foods and make some of their own.
The day will be complete with face painting and a circus party.
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NYSCI Science Summer Camp 2011, a set on Flickr.

Spy School
Day 1: Intro to Espionage
Students will receive an orientation to the world of espionage. How
do spies use science to help them with their missions? Learn how to
become an “expert” lie detector.

Day 2: Spy Gadgetry
What types of gadgets do spies use on their missions and what is the
science behind them? How can we send and receive information in
complete secrecy?

Day 3: Code Breaking
Learn how to decipher secret messages and create your own. There are
many ways that spies conceal their agendas. Reveal secret messages
using different chemical reactions.

Day 4: Disguises
How do spies keep their identities hidden? What is the best way to
disguise yourself from the enemy? Use different techniques to change
your appearance, even change or hide your own fingerprints.

Day 5: Mystery Spy Hunt
Use all the information you’ve learned from the entire week of spy
school to win the cryptology challenge. Test your skills at espionage
and track down the elusive spy in a museum wide scavenger hunt.

******************************

Science of Circus
Day 1: Acrobatics and Juggling
How do acrobats bend their bodies in those interesting shapes?
Students will learn the secrets of flexibility and what happens to an
acrobats body after years of bending and twisting. Students will also
try out some cool juggling moves to amaze their friends and family!

Day 2: Circus Animals and Animal Communication
What type of animals do you see in a circus and what do they do?
Students will learn about the techniques animal trainers use to train
animals to perform those cool tricks.

Day 3: Balance and the Human Body
Students will discover the secrets of circus performers like the
tightrope walker and other performers who depend on perfect balance
for their amazing circus acts.

Day 4: Circus Illusions and Tricks
Investigate the tricks of the circus and the illusions that amaze the
audience. Students will learn about the science behind some of these
illusions and how it relates to the brain and eyes. Students will also
learn and practice some tricks to amaze their friends and family.

Day 5: Circus Food Party!!
How is cotton candy and candied apples made? Students will learn the
science behind some yummy circus foods and make some of their own.
The day will be complete with face painting and a circus party.