September 16, 2015

Introducing kids to physics can start as early as we begin to experiment with the concepts!  How about talking about energy transfer and kinetic energy while designing, constructing and experimenting with a homemade mousetrap car?!


Copernicus Academy brought a little bit of physics to the Mueller Farmers Market on Sunday with this very activity!  Kids built their own mousetrap cars and then raced them to their hearts’ delight towards oncoming pedestrians.  Other kids experienced the opportunity to troubleshoot their designs and asked questions about why some parts...

September 1, 2015

The Environmental Science Institute “Hot Science Cool Talks” took place this past Friday, August 28th at UT.  Copernicus Academy participated in the pre-lecture science fair and shared some groovy sustainable activities!  This particular event was pretty cool because it was also in conjunction with the week’s 2 Guys On Your Head segment!  


Many came by the Copernicus Academy table and learned about some simple ways to take part in sustainable practices, no matter what the age.  Kids made planters from used plastic bottles and talked ab...

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