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Summer Science Activities for Kids: San Diego and Beyond!

Posted By Mary Canady On June 21, 2012 @ 7:27 am In Featured,SDBN Blog | No Comments

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Summer Science Activities for Kids: San Diego and Beyond!

We asked our Twitter ‘think tank’ about summer activities involving science for kids and got some great answers! The links for descriptions of activities are below, and they are followed by resources for parents in San Diego.

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General Resources

Summer Camp at Steve Spangler ScienceScience is fun. So why leave all the fun to teachers during the school year? Use our Science Summer Camp to keep your youngsters busy, learning and having fun while doing news hands-on science activities! Check back every Monday from June 6th through August 13th for a new experiment to keep your budding scientist engaged this summer.
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Lesson Plans | NOAA’s Aquarius Reef BaseLesson Plans This section includes lesson plans that have links to Aquarius science projects and the physics of underwater diving. The lesson plans were developed for all grade levels and address topics in the Life Sciences, Physical Science, Earth Science, Biology, and Chemistry. Please don’t hesitate to provide feedback based on your classroom experiences.
Scientific American: Bring Science HomeWith the help of our partners, Scientific American features a fun, new, science-related activity every Thursday that parents and their si…
Your child can experience science in the city! Check out Danielle Lee’s excellent blog.
The Urban Scientist: A hip hop maven blogs on urban ecology, evolutionary biology & diversity in the sciences | Scientific American Blog NetworkA hip hop maven blogs on urban ecology, evolutionary biology & diversity in the sciences,
Great book reviews from Joanne Manaster!
Who Are Your FAVORITE Science, Engineering, Tech & Math YouTubers? | VidCon2012Joanne
The Great American Backyard Campout is this weekend! Really, though, you can camp in your backyard any time!
Great American Backyard Campout – National Wildlife FederationSpend the night under the stars with National Wildlife Federation and take your family’s first step into a lifetime filled with healthy, …

San Diego Resources

San Diego Zoo Special Experiences – Zoo Summer Camp 2012Explore the wonderful world of animals through these five-day adventures. All camp programs include TONS of fun-animal encounters, behind…
San Diego Zoo Safari Park Special Experiences – Summer Camp 2012Discover an adventure like no other during the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Summer Camp 2012! There may be many types of summer camp for k…
Summer Day Camps | The Living Coast Discovery CenterClick Here to Register Online Radical RaysJune 13-15, 1:30-4:30pm July 16-18, 9:00am-12:00pm This is a camp all about one of the Nature C…
Reuben H. Fleet:: Summer CampRegistration is now open to Members and the General Public. Sign up now! For phone and fax registrations, please download and print the r…
San Diego Air & Space Museum – Balboa Park, San Diegooverview The San Diego Air & Space Museum offers a variety of half-day, week-long summer programs. These classes teach air and space hist…
theNAT :: San Diego Natural History Museum :: Your Nature Connection in Balboa Park :: Summer CampSummer Camp ATtheNAT is where it’s at! Discover dinosaurs, unravel animal mysteries, and explore nature’s wonders! Join the San Diego Nat…
UCSD Youth Camps and Enrichment ProgramsFind out about summer and year-round UCSD camps and enrichment programs for children and teens. These camps and programs held at UCSD are…
Build It WorkshopBuild It Workshop is a children’s creative center. Located in La Mesa, CA. An interactive "open play" environment where parents and their…
Seacamp San DiegoSeacamp San Diego is a marine biology education camp for school groups and indivdual students. At SEACAMP students learn about all aspect…

Thanks to Danielle Lee and Joanne Manaster for help!

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