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Camp Carolina: Middle School

 Camp Carolina: Middle School

Camp Carolina - Middle School Track

July 20-24, 2020

Thanks for your interest in Camp Carolina! These unique summer learning opportunities ran from July 20-24, 2020. See below for replays of the middle school track (grades 6-8) programs and self-paced activities. 

Camp Carolina Schedule

MONDAY 7/20:

BeAM@CAROLINA (Interactive)

Watch the video below to join BeAM@CAROLINA for a fun, virtual lesson about Carolina makerspaces. BeAM staff and Applied Physical Sciences researcher Dr. Nico Pegard, will provide a tour of the Murray Hall makerspace and discuss various tools and technologies offered, focusing on light, waves, and lasers!

Make a String Telephone

Please build and try the String Telephone before this session.

Supply List:
  • 2 paper cups
  • A sharp pencil or sewing needle to help poke holes
  • String (kite string and fishing lines work well)
  • Step-by-step assembly guide

SELF-PACED STEM ACTIVITIES 

 

TUESDAY 7/21:

Ackland Op Art (Interactive)

Watch the video below to join Ackland Art Museum educators for a fun art class. Designed for middle- and high schoolers, this session offers a look at 1960s op art—or optical illusion art—from the Ackland Art Museum’s collection followed by a guided art-making activity creating woven paper works of our own.

Supply List:

  • 2 sheets of 2-3 different colors construction paper or printer paper (total of 4-6 sheets)
  • 1 sheet of white paper
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Glue stick or tape
  • Coloring medium – crayons, colored pencils, or markers

WEDNESDAY 7/22:

Summer Night Skies 

Watch the video below to learn how to identify stars, planets and other objects in the Carolina night sky while learning about the legends and myths created by ancient cultures to explain them with Amy Sayle and Nick Eakes from the Morehead Planetarium & Science Center.

THURSDAY 7/23:

SELF-PACED: Edible Campus

Edible Campus invites to you spice up your day with this southwestern dish, featuring one of North Carolina’s top produce exports – the sweet potato – and to learn more about backyard composting!

FRIDAY 7/24:

Carolina Pep Rally

Watch the video below to see a one-of-a-kind event where you’ll learn more about The Marching Tar Heels and the Carolina Cheer Team.

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