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Science Masters

The Science Masters Club is a weekly club designed specifically for primary students aged 10 to 12. It offers a captivating and enjoyable learning environment where students can engage in advance Lego robotics, coding activities, and science experiments. By fostering their curiosity and creativity, the club aims to nourish their young minds, encouraging exploration and problem-solving. Through this interactive approach, students will not only develop foundational STEM knowledge but also gain valuable life skills and grow in self-assurance.

The Science Masters Club takes place at the Little Scientists STEM Centre located in Zurich Hardbrücke (Hohlstrasse 201, 8004 Zürich). Please read below for the days and times for each session:

On Wednesdays:

from 16:00 to 16:45 – Lego Robotics Session

from 17:00 to 17:45 – Science Experiments Session

On Fridays:

from 16:00 to 16:45 – Lego Robotics Session

from 17:00 to 17:45 – Advanced Coding Session

Registration and Fees:

The weekly club is offered in packages of 10 or more lessons following the school calendar of the city of Zurich. The cost is 35 CHF/ per lesson (plus credit card processing fees). The total amount for each quarter depends on the actual number of lessons influenced by the public holidays. A more detailed calendar with the dates will be available at the moment of booking. You have the flexibility to choose between registering your child for a Lego session, a science experiments session, or both. However, please note that registration is for an entire quarter session, meaning you need to select the same day of the week for the entire session. It is not possible to book single days.

To register, please click here.

The themes covered in each quarter will change periodically. Here is a brief description of the themes for each quarter:

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Science Masters: Science Experiments Sessions

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Science Superheroes: Embark on an Epic Journey of Discovery!

Starting Date: 12.09.2023

Ending Date: 21.12.2023

Join our Science Masters Club for children aged 10 to 12, where a world of fun and science awaits from September to December! Throughout this engaging journey, students will delve into four fascinating topics, expanding their knowledge through immersive science activities.

    • STEM Heroes and Tales Club: Delve into the enchanting realm of famous superheroes and beloved fairy tale characters as we uncover the scientific secrets behind their extraordinary powers. Through immersive activities, young minds will unlock the wonders of physics, chemistry, and biology while exploring the fantastical tales that have captured our imaginations for generations.
    • Spooky STEM Squad: Get ready to mix potions, create creepy concoctions, and unravel the mysteries of the supernatural. From bubbling cauldrons to mysterious potions, our club is a frightfully fun and educational experience that combines the excitement of Halloween with the wonders of STEM.
    • ZIP Science with Eureka: a step into the shoes of the great scientists that shaped our world. Through interactive discussions, hands-on experiments, and engaging activities, students will gain a deeper understanding of the scientific principles behind the discoveries of the most famous scientists in history.
    • The Jolly Holly STEM club: where the magic of Christmas meets the wonders of science! Join us for a festive adventure as we explore the holiday season through a STEM lens. Get ready to unwrap the secrets behind dazzling light displays, create snow-like substances, and engineer magnificent holiday-themed structures. Through hands-on experiments and interactive activities, young learners will discover the science behind the cheer and joy of Christmas.

In the Science Masters Club, students will be challenged in exciting science activities. They will develop their critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and scientific curiosity, fostering a love for learning and exploration. Join us for an unforgettable journey of discovery!

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Engineering Explorers: Unleash your Creativity 

Starting date: 08.01.2024

Ending date: 12.04.2024

Join our Science Masters Club for students aged 10 to 12, where a world of fun and science awaits from January to March! Throughout this engaging journey, students will delve into four fascinating topics, expanding their knowledge through immersive science activities.

  • City Builders Club: in this session young minds will become innovative architects and engineers! The students will engage in exciting engineering challenges using the remarkable 3DuxDesign cardboard modeling system. With this empowering tool, they will unleash their creativity and practical thinking skills to solve real-world problems they observe in their surroundings. Together, we will embark on a journey of designing and constructing our very own town, where imagination meets practicality.
  • 3Doodle Club: Get ready to unleash your creativity and discover the incredible power of 3D pens in this STEM adventure. Through hands-on activities and imaginative projects, young learners will explore the limitless possibilities of bringing their designs to life in three dimensions.

In the Science Masters Club, students will be challenged in exciting science activities. They will develop their critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and scientific curiosity, fostering a love for learning and exploration. Join us for an unforgettable journey of discovery!

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STEM Adventures: Speed, Space, and Investigation

Starting Date: 16.04.2024

Ending Date: 12.07.2024

Join our Science Masters Club for children aged 7 to 9, where a world of fun and science awaits from January to March! Throughout this engaging journey, students will delve into four fascinating topics, expanding their knowledge through immersive science activities.

  • 3…2…1…Be the Fastest on Track: Discover the secrets behind high-speed machines, aerodynamics, and cutting-edge technologies that make these racing cars zoom past the competition. Through hands-on projects, engineering challenges, and simulations, young speed enthusiasts will learn about vehicle design, performance optimization, and the science behind racing.
  • CSI: the Case of the Bear Foot: Get ready to step into the shoes of forensic investigators and dive into a thrilling mystery. In this club, young detectives will sharpen their analytical skills as they examine evidence, analyze clues, and solve the enigmatic case of the bear foot.
  • Cosmic Kids Club: the young explorers embark on a celestial journey as they gaze at the stars, planets, and galaxies, unlocking the mysteries of the universe. Through captivating activities and interactive experiments, they’ll delve into the realms of space exploration, planetary science, and the awe-inspiring wonders of the cosmos. From building model rockets to observing celestial bodies, our club fosters a deep appreciation for the vastness and beauty of the universe.

In the Science Masters Club, students will be challenged in exciting science activities. They will develop their critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and scientific curiosity, fostering a love for learning and exploration. Join us for an unforgettable journey of discovery!

Science Masters: Lego Building Sessions

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Shape the Future whit the LEGO’s Robot Factory

Starting Date: 12.09.2023

Ending Date: 21.12.2023

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This module will immerse young innovators in the exciting world of Lego robotics and technology by means of the LEGO Spike Prime set, a cutting-edge robotics kit that combines creativity, engineering, and advanced programming.

Using the Spike Prime set, participants will learn to build and program their own robots, exploring a wide range of engaging challenges and projects. With its user-friendly block-based programming language, Spike Prime enables students to bring their creations to life through intuitive coding. They will develop essential coding skills, such as sequencing, loops, and conditionals, while unlocking the potential of robotics and automation. Throughout the club, participants will work in teams, fostering collaboration, communication, and problem-solving skills. They will tackle exciting missions and navigate complex tasks, unleashing their imagination and creativity along the way.

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Smart, Green and Inclusive: Build the City of the Future with Lego Robotics

Starting date: 08.01.2024

Ending date: 12.04.2024

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Get ready to embark on an exciting journey into the realm of robotics and sustainable city design. In this club, aspiring engineers will explore the cutting-edge LEGO Spike Prime set, a powerful tool that combines creativity, engineering, and advanced programming. Our focus will be on creating a smart city of the future, one that is sustainable, environmentally friendly, and inclusive for all. Using the intuitive block-based programming language of Spike Prime, participants will learn to build and program their own robots. They will tackle real-world challenges related to sustainable energy, waste management, transportation, and accessibility. Through hands-on activities, they will develop critical problem-solving and coding skills, as well as an understanding of the principles of sustainable urban development.

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Mission Mars: Bring Life to the Red Planet with Lego Robotics

Starting Date: 16.04.2024

Ending Date: 12.07.2024

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Join us in the Mission Mars Club and become a part of the next generation of space explorers. Together, we will unleash our creativity, curiosity, and problem-solving skills to conquer the challenges of Mars and envision a future where humans thrive on other planets. Using the innovative LEGO Spike Prime set, participants will have the opportunity to design, build, and program their own robots that can navigate the harsh Martian terrain, conduct experiments, and explore the possibilities of colonization.

Science Masters: Coding Sessions

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Creative Coders: Adventures in Game Design and Storytelling!

Starting Date: 12.09.2023

Ending Date: 21.12.2023

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In this module, the students will embark on exciting coding adventures focused on creating arcade games and crafting captivating stories. hey will unleash their creativity by designing and developing their very own interactive games, complete with engaging characters, challenging levels, and exciting gameplay mechanics. Additionally, they will delve into the art of storytelling, exploring narrative structures and character development to bring their game worlds to life.

 

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Adventure Builders: Unleashing Creativity through coding

Starting date: 08.01.2024

Ending date: 12.04.2024

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In this club, young coders will explore the fundamentals of coding using block-based programming languages. They will learn to construct interactive stories, design captivating games, and bring their wildest ideas to life. With each session, participants will delve deeper into coding concepts such as sequencing, loops, conditional statements, and variables, unlocking endless possibilities for their digital creations.

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EcoTech Explorers: Coding Adventures with Makey Makey and Recycled Materials!

Starting Date: 16.04.2024

Ending Date: 12.07.2024

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This is an innovative coding club that will take you on a thrilling journey of exploration and environmental awareness. Get ready to witness the real-life applications of coding through the incredible electronic set called Makey Makey, which can transform everyday objects into interactive game controllers!

In this one-of-a-kind club, participants will embark on coding adventures that combine creativity, sustainability, and technology. By using Makey Makey, they will learn how to code and create unique projects that harness the power of recycled materials. With Makey Makey, a banana can become a piano key, a piece of paper can control a digital character, and a simple object can bring their imaginative ideas to life.

Throughout the club, participants will develop fundamental coding skills while gaining a deeper understanding of the importance of sustainability and environmental stewardship. They will explore how technology can be harnessed to address real-world challenges and create innovative solutions.