digitized fingerprintLancer Recreation is offering virtual summer camps related to science, suitable for beginners.

Science activities on offer at virtual summer camps

A series of free online sessions from Lancer Recreation promise interactive science activities for kids seven to 10 years old.

Lancer Summer Virtual Science Camps run just one hour and use materials found in the home. Led by UWindsor undergraduate students of science, each session begins at 1 p.m.

  • Programming Puzzles draws on computer science, math, and technology to offer a short programming activity, logic puzzles, and other fun online challenges: Wednesday, July 21, or Tuesday, July 27.
  • DNA Day will take participants all about DNA — what it is, why it is important, and how we can use DNA in different areas of science — through a short introduction, a hands-on craft activity, and an interactive online activity: Wednesday, Aug. 4, or Tuesday, Aug. 10.
  • Detective for a Day will explore the use of forensic science to solve mysteries through two hands-on activities — an ink chromatography (chemistry) experiment and fingerprinting: Wednesday, Aug. 18, or Tuesday, Aug. 24.

Register online through Activenet.

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