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Guide Badge Programs

Mad Science Girl Guide programs are designed to get Guides excited about science while satisfying badge requirements of the new Guides on the Go! Program.
 

Chemistry

Get excited about chemistry with chemical reactions and mixtures! Explore a variety of reactions, write invisible messages and create your own ooey gooey chemical concoction to take home. Satisfies 5 of the 8 badge requirements (plus 2 bonus Science badge requirements)

Chemistry Upgrade
Explore the pH extremes with your Reaction Tube in what is sure to be a popping experience! Discover whether liquids found in your home are acids or bases using your personal pH Paper! Include a Mad Science Reaction Tube (see image) as an additional take-home, allowing the girls to duplicate their acid/base reactions at home and also providing the pH paper required for the experiments for badge requirement #5.

Adds an additional Materials fee of $2.00 per child

 

 


Weather

Discover how hurricanes, tornadoes, and thunderstorms develop, and how powerful they can be! Our junior meteorologists will be making more reliable forecasts than the local news. Just ask students to consult their personal UV detectors to check whether it’s time to cover up!

Satisfies 5 of the 8 badge requirements (plus 2 bonus Science badge requirements)

 

Astronomy

Take off on a Mad Science exploration of the universe! Explore the solar system and beyond! Make your own star map to explore the skies at home.

Satisfies 5 of the 8 badge requirements (plus 1 bonus Science badge requirement) 

Lights, Colour, Action

Uncover the hidden components in ordinary light and build your own Newton's colour wheel to prove it. Reflect, refract and transmit as you explore the characteristics of light. There’s no fun like photon fun! Take home a

Satisfies #5-#8 of Physics badge requirements (plus 1 bonus Science badge requirement)

 

Engineering

Find out how simple machines make our lives easier. Try out different types of simple machines: levers, wedges, incline planes, wheels and axles, and pulleys, through various hands-on activities. Rig a pulley system and build a Mad Science Drag Racer (see image) to take home.

Satisfies 5 of the 8 badge requirements (plus 1 bonus Science badge and Physics #3)
NOTE: Due to the nature of the Drag Racer takehome, there is an additional cost of $2.50 per child

 

 

Aeronautics

The Wright Brothers would be proud as we follow in their footsteps and learn the fundamental principles of flight. Build your very own Mad Science stunt plane (see image). You’ll be a Top Gun after this class!

Satisfies 4 of the 8 badge requirements and provides instructions for a 5th (plus 2 bonus Science badge requirements)

 

DETAILS:
Mad Science Guide Programs are Hands-on Workshops that are designed to satisfy badge requirements while maintaining the fun and excitement that Mad Science is known for. Programs are 50-60 minutes in length and can accomodate up to 30 participants. The Mad Scientist will come to your location. We need enough room for the Guides to get comfortable where everybody can see, a table for the Mad Scientist's equipment and access to electricity and water.

SPECIAL PRICING:
$110 + HST after a $30 Guide Discount is applied.
A travel charge may apply for bookings outside of the St Catharines/Welland/Niagara Falls area.


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