Workshops & Events

Inspire students to explore the mysteries of science!

Learning with Hands-On Activities!

For years educators have stressed that students learn better “by doing” – especially in the sciences. Students of all ages learn more science-content and skills when they engage in investigation and discovery using everyday materials and the basic equipment of science. Inquiry based learning builds critical thinking skills which are important to decision making in all aspects of our children’s lives. Our carefully designed inquiry centered lessons capture children’s natural curiosity and help engage them in observation, measurement, identification of properties, and experimentation involving life, earth, environmental and physical science concepts. In doing so, they learn not only important science topics but the ability to think critically in the world around them.

Exciting program topics!

Environmental Science, Rocketry, Chemistry, Paleontology, Forensics, Culinary Science, Oceanography, Biology, Medicine, Technology and many other disciplines of science. All Terrific Scientific lessons are designed to help with the development of the following scientific process skills: observing, classifying, comparing, measuring, critical thinking, predicting, hypothesizing, sequencing and experimentation. For elementary and middle school students, Terrific Scientific’s after school enrichment program consists of weekly one hour sessions that last for 8-12 weeks (depending on location). Classes are conveniently held on your child’s school campus, and start immediately after school ends.  After school classes are also held at the Terrific Scientific Studio, conveniently located in Old Town Goleta, at 5370 Hollister Ave, Ste 2, near the intersection of Patterson and Hollister Ave. The same classes are offered, just different days and times!

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2016-17 Classes are now open!

Workshops 2016-17

Parent Child Robotics Workshop:

Friday, October 14th 6:30-8:00pm

Friday, November 4th 6:30-8:00pm

Come enjoy an evening exploring the world of robotics with your child! Using Dash and Dot, our programmable, adorable, and controllable robots, you will work collaboratively to complete challenges, tell a story, run an obstacle course and much more! No prior knowledge of robotics is needed.  You will need to register in advance. No walk-ins.
Just come and have a blast with your child!

Halloween Workshop

Spooktacular Workshop I (full day) 9am-3:30pm              Gr. 1-6        Fee: $65

Join us for a creepily, creative Saturday of Halloween & Dia De Los Muertos art projects. From creating a haunted house diorama, to sewing bats, painting spooky owls, and designing and decorating your own mask or skeleton, we have planned a spooktacularly fun day with great projects. We will group kids in young and older sub groups to be with their peers. Bring lunch, snack & water.

 

Spooktacular Workshop II (AM only) 9am-12:00pm           Gr. 1-6        Fee: $33

Half-day session, morning only! Join us for a creepily, creative Saturday of Halloween & Dia De Los Muertos art projects. From creating a haunted house diorama, to painting spooky owls, we have planned a spooktacularly fun MORNING with great projects. We will group kids in younger and older sub groups to be with their peers. Bring snack and water. Kids go home for lunch.

 

Spooktacular Workshop III (PM Only) 12:30pm-3:30pm      Gr. 1-6        Fee: $33

Join us for a creepily, creative Saturday afternoon of Halloween & Dia De Los Muertos art projects. From sewing bats to designing and decorating your own mask or skeleton, we have planned a spooktacularly fun AFTERNOON with great projects. We will group kids in young and older sub groups to be with their peers. Please ensure kids have had lunch BEFORE they arrive at camp. Bring snack & water for afternoon recess.

Fall Session:  September 12-December 16, 2016

Winter Session: January 9-March 23, 2017

Spring Session:  April 3- May 26, 2017

 

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Summer Camps 2017 – Ages 5-15!

Terrific Scientific offers 50 different science camp themes in 3 different age groups. Join us for 1 week or all 8 weeks of exploring, experimenting and solving challenges that makes science fun and exciting!

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Camp prices start at $299 per week. We encourage your child to try both our after school programs and summer day camps.

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