ScI Study Pod
Tuition: $30/workshop (both daily workshops $50)
Tuesday, November 27 10AM-12 PM
Learn the ancient technique of Kumihimo, a braiding style used to connect Japanese armor. Create an origami/kirigami mobile.
Thursday, November 29 10AM-12PM
Explore fundamentals of graphic design coding through pixel art. Code your own fuse bead key chain.
Tuesday, December 4 10AM-12PM
Weave patterns of metal rings using medieval techniques to create decorative chain mail & try on a piece of chain armor.
Thursday, December 6 10AM-12PM
Create & optical illusions with string art and draw 2-dimensional pictures that appear 3-dimensional.
Tuesday, December 11 10AM-12PM
Discuss the science behind some crafty & useful inventions. Design shrink film pins and clothespin reindeer.
Thursday, December 13 10AM-12PM
Create intricate patterns to make fan-art snowflakes. Design paper circuits to light up greeting cards.
Tuesday, December 18 10AM-12PM
Create a felt creature head or a sock monster & learn fundamental sewing techniques. (Optional: bring mismatched socks to use.)
Thursday, December 20 10AM-12PM
Design, measure, calculate & fold an original keepsake from a hard-cover book. (Optional: bring your own book as a memento.)
Tuesday, November 27 12PM-2 PM
Examine the process of fermentation by preparing Dill Pickles and Bread & Butter Pickle from fresh cucumbers.
Thursday, November 29 12PM-2PM
Grow crystals on a handmade LED wreath.
Discover the chemistry of gelatin & design gel window clings.
Tuesday, December 4 12PM-2PM
Learn how to paint a galaxy on a rock & design an original painted rock game (tic tac toe, memory, etc.)
Thursday, December 6 12PM-2PM
Discover the unique chemistry of making pretzels and compare what makes a bread sweet or savory with stained glass cookies.
Tuesday, December 11 12PM-2PM
Formulate "magic snow" & explore its unique properties, then use it to create "snow" sculptures that don't melt.
Thursday, December 13 12PM-2PM
Follow our secret recipe for marshmallow fondant & bake ninjabread men/ voodoobread dolls to decorate.
Tuesday, December 18 12PM-2PM
Explore the science of candy-making & flavor chemistry making our own Variegated Disaccharide J-Tubes (candy canes.)
Thursday, December 20 12PM-2PM
Make and bake scented ornaments from cinnamon. Learn about the history and use of pomanders & make an orange pomander.