Summer Programs - 2017


ACADEMIC ENHANCEMENT PROGRAMS

Looking for fun and engaging summer camps for the kids? At ICan Education, our Academic Enhancement Programs motivates kids during the summer time to continue learning English, Math, Science, and French, while getting prepared for the next school year!

ENGLISH

ICan Education’s English Summer Program helps students improve their language skills by focusing on:

Reading Comprehension • Vocabulary • Writing Skills

MATH

ICan Education’s Math Summer Program turns math into fun logic exercises by focusing on:

Arithmetic Skills • Logical Thinking • Problem-Solving Skills

Science

The summer Science Program at ICan Education is a fun and engaging curriculum that is filled with exciting topics that explores:

Energy and Matter • Space and Solar Systems • Life Systems, Structure, and Mechanisms

French

ICan Education’s Summer French Program, specifically, focuses on improving students understanding and fluency in:

Grammar • Reading comprehension • Vocabulary • Writing structure

SUMMER ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

Summer is all about exploring your imagination and making things! At ICan Education, we have several Summer Enrichment Activities that let kids get creative by building things with their own hands. All summer long, we have several hands-on learning enrichment activities that are sure to excite and turn your kids into budding innovators.

Introduction to Structures: Bridges

GRADE 1-4

Students, who are interested in the structure of bridges, gain a whole new perspective when they learn the key concepts of:

Abutments and Anchorages • Keystone • Suspension Technology

Real Bridge Building

GRADE 5-8

Students build realistic bridge models, while learning the concepts of:

Cantilever Construction • Stress/Strain Curves • Young’s Modulus

Light and Sound Circuits

GRADE 1-4

Students, who show a keen interest in light circuits, enjoy learning about:

Application Of Light • Fiber Optic Communication • Light Energy Demonstration

Electric Circuits

GRADE 5-8

The Electric Circuits program is perfect for students who enjoy lighting things up, while exploring the concepts of:

Basic Components & Circuits • Motors & Electricity • Transistors Electric • Sound

Renewable Energy

GRADE 1-4

Students who enjoy learning about energy, gain hands-on experience by building windmills and solar powered gadgets. They also learn about:

Electrical Energy Generation • Hydroelectric Energy Generation • Kinetic & Potential Energy • Power Energy: Radiant, Mechanical, Electrical

Force, Energy, and Motion

GRADE 5-8

Students take part in their own designed experiments making airplanes and parachutes, while learning the concepts of:

Energy Transfer • Mechanical Systems • Newton’s Laws • Velocity and Acceleration

Simple Machines Deluxe

GRADE 1-4

Students get their hands dirty because they get to build simple machines, while learning about:

Levers , Pulleys, Inclined Planes, Screws, Wheel & Axle, and Gears • Classes of Levers • Energy Transfer • Mechanical Advantage

Exploring Machines

GRADE 5-8

It’s not just about building machines! Students will explore what makes them tick, while exploring the concepts of:

Kinetic Energy • Mechanical Systems • Motions and Forces • Velocity & Acceleration Graphing

Amusement Park Physics

GRADE 1-4

Students, who enjoy roller coasters, love the Amusement Park Physics program because they get to build their own roller coaster models and explore the concepts of:

Relationship Between Speed, Distance, and Time • Slope as a rate of change • Period of Pendulum System • Mass, Motion, & Energy Loss

Energy, Motion, and Aeronautics

GRADE 5-8

Students take part in their own designed experiments making airplanes and parachutes, while learning

about:

The Design Process / Engineering Design Measurement • Models and Prototypes • Problem Solving & Experimentation • Testing, Evaluating, and Modifying

Discover Control

GRADE 1-4

Students get to build Ferris wheels and swing rides, while learning about:

Design & Alter Machine Operations to Meet Stated Needs • Engineering Design Process • Forces & Motion • Logical & Sequential Thinking to Design Programs

STEM Exploration

GRADE 5-8

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Students love STEM because they get to

explore the concepts of:

Communicate Mathematical Thinking • Design Process • Order Objects and Extend Patterns • Troubleshooting

Computer Control

GRADE 1-4

Great for students who love computers and want to learn how to use them effectively, the concepts explored are:

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving • Design Process / Engineering Design Process • Learning Active Engagement to Find Solutions • Systems & Organization

Education Stem Bundle

GRADE 5-8

Students take part in their own designed experiments making airplanes and parachutes, while learning about:

Communicate Mathematical Thinking • Sequential Thinking & Patterns • Testing, Evaluating, and Modifying • Troubleshooting & Optimization

Robotics Control

GRADE 1-4

Are your kids fascinated with robots? The Robotics program promotes the basics of computer and programming and discovering:

Intermediate Concepts of Programming • Program Flow Model • Sequences of Commands • Simple Sensor Behaviors

Vex Robotics

GRADE 5-8

The Vex Robotics program is for students who enjoy hands-on activities, while exploring the concepts of:

Engineering Practices • Loops • Switches • Problem-Solving Strategies

Animation

GRADE 1-4

The Animation program teaches students how to create their own stop motion animated movies they can post online. Additional concepts explored are:

Record Sound Using a Built-In Microphone • Use of Chroma Key to Add Different Backgrounds • Create Special Effects Such as Explosions • Uploading Movies on YouTube to Email to Family & Friends

Playbook Reader Theatre

GRADE 5-9

Do your kids have a flair for acting and reading? The Playbook Reader Theatre program comes with built-in strategies to help students improve their reading and imagination. Additional concepts learned are:

Acting Story Dialogues • Exploring Story Telling Skills • Interpreting and Projecting Meaning from the Text • Improving Vocabulary, Comprehension, and Retention

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