Wesleyan's Confucius institute is teaming up with Kid's College to introduce campers about Chinese culture and language. Campers will investigate Chinese characters and how to construct familiar attributes in their background knowledge.They will compare the Chinese cultural to their own diverse atmosphere.
Description of Activities: Participants will experience active simulations of predator/prey interactions in the wild via Project Wild curricular experiences led by certified classroom teachers completing their Master of Education courses. Symbiotic and Parasitic relationships within environmental ecosystems will be actively explored and experienced in symbolic and physically engaging ways.
Technology at Work
Description of Activities: Students will experience real life and work in related ways to utilize technology in many common day-to-day activities utilizing easily recognizable household items and popular toys. Engineering and education professors will teach all sessions with assistance from engineering and education students.
Description of Activities: Students will become marketing and business experts this week as they create small businesses, design real products, market and advertise their wares, manage checking accounts and money flow, and finally sell their products for a profit to be donated to a local charity. All sessions will be facilitated and conducted by local business owners as well as economics and marketing professors.
Description of Activities: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math merge together this week for participants to work and process through the planning, designing, testing, and revising cycle to accomplish a variety of engaging problems across a variety of content areas. Participants will be designing towers that can withstand high force winds, bridges that can support suspended weights, and so much more. All classes will be taught by STEM certified practicing classroom teachers or engineering professors.
Description of Activities: It is a week of scientific experiments that are engaging and has an everlasting impact with one of Wesleyan Colleges own Early Childhood Education Seniors. Campers will make predictions, plan their strategies, experiment and justify their findings. They will measure the circumference of the bubbles, designing their own bubble machine and try to create an everlasting bubble to navigate through an obstacle course.