Broadoaks Children's School Summer
for Preschool through 9th grade
Broadoaks offers summer academies
for children from preschool through 9th grades.
Children will participate in all of the academies
offered each day.
All academies are designed to promote academic and social development, provide opportunities for
joy-filled and playful learning, foster creativity and problem solving, and build summer-time memories
that will last a lifetime. Developmentally and academically appropriate Academy activities will be designed
for each grade level.
2013 Summer Academies
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BROADOAKS SCIENCE ACADEMY
The Science Academy is Broadoaks’ flagship summer
program. Students build scientific knowledge and inquiry
skills throughout the summer. This year’s theme weeks
Laboratory Science: Experiments!
Weeks 1 & 2: June 17 – 28
Students will explore the three branches of science (Earth Science, Life
Science, and Physical Science)
through a variety of experiments. Using the
tools of scientific thinking, students will observe, make
and record their findings.
Oceanography: Life under the Sea
Weeks 3 & 4: July 1 - 12
Students will study the unique habitats of life under water. Students
will dive into the world of an
They will study how these environments and the animals that live there
important role in our lives.
CSI Mystery Week
Weeks 5 & 6: July 15 – 26
A classic whodunit! Using clues left behind at the scene such as
fingerprints, footprints, and a
mysterious note, students will use deductive
reasoning and processes of elimination to help them
crack the case.
They'll do fingerprint and handwriting analysis, as well as other scientific tests to
figure out "whodunit".
Astronomy: Soaring into Space
Weeks 7 & 8: July 29 - August 9
Students will soar into space by learning about our great planet
They will explore a variety of
resources to find out about the solar system and the history of space
They may even design a
ship for future space exploration!
A field trip to the shuttle Endeavor is planned for grades 4 – 9.