In Class Programs

Each 45 minute or 1-hour hands-on presentation:

  • Designed in partnership with local museums
  • Aligned with CA State, NG Science and Flipped Learning Model Standards
  • Led by an enthusiastic Edventure More guest presenter
  • Elicits looks of awe & wonder so kids WANT to learn more
  • Easy; we bring materials, do prep, lead the project, and clean up

Select ICPs Available in
Placer County Fall 2015!

Modeled after our experiential camp learning environments, Edventure More’s In Class Programs (ICPs) have helped thousands of elementary teachers bring hands-on science, makers or technology programs into their classrooms since 2004. Note: Pre-K ICPs are 45 minutes in length. All other grades are 1-hour.  

Download a complete list of all ICPs available in the Bay Area and in Placer County.

More Pre-K

Lava Lamps (Pre-K)

Students explore the concept of density while making a lava lamp powered by Alka-Seltzer!

Concept: Density

Butterflies (Pre-K)

Students discover the life cycle of a caterpillar and its transformation into a butterfly while capturing butterflies and creating a caterpillar that morphs into a butterfly!

Concept: Metamorphosis

Super Sleuth (Pre-K)

Students put their spy skills to the test in a variety of experiments designed to hone their five senses of sight, sound, smell, touch, and taste.

Concept: Five Senses

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More Kindergarten

Animals and Habitats (K-2nd Grade)

Students are introduced to habitats, what types of animals live in each, and the characteristics that enable them to survive in their respective homes. Students will work to construct a habitat for their chosen animal and experience “touch stations”.

Concept: Natural Resources

Straw Rockets (K-2nd Grade)

Students will experiment with the forces of push and pull as they design and launch a rocket powered only by the air of their lungs!

Concept: Forces (Push and pull)

Ice Cream* (K-5th Grade)

Students understand how matter transforms from a liquid to a solid in this “yummy for your tummy” experiment.  For students with allergies we can use: soy milk, almond milk, rice milk, or Splenda.  This is a “nut free” treat.

Concept: Matter

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More First Grade

Laughing Alien Cup (K-2nd Grade)

Students uncover the mystery of sound waves while creating a device that makes out of this world sounds!

Concept: Sound waves

Animals and Inventors (K-2nd Grade)

Students adventure into the world of biomimicry and discover how many common items are inspired by nature!  Students become inventors as they create their own product using biomimicry!

Concept: Biomimicry

Ice Cream* (K-5th Grade)

Students understand how matter transforms from a liquid to a solid in this “yummy for your tummy” experiment.  For students with allergies we can use: soy milk, almond milk, rice milk, or Splenda.  This is a “nut free” treat.

Concept: Matter

Maker Lab* (1st – 5th Grade)

Students will explore the power of conductivity and creativity while creating their very own LED-powered jewelry.

Concept: Design

*ICP available in Placer County Fall 2015

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More Second Grade

Watershed World (2nd-5th Grade)

What in the world is a watershed? This presentation challenges student assumptions about the abundance of water on Earth by examining the water cycle and how water moves around our planet. Using a watershed model to examine the human impacts on the water we use, students are challenged to think critically to create solutions that will help us preserve our most vital resource.

Concept: Earth’s Systems

Oobleck (1st-3rd Grade)

The properties of liquids, solids and gasses are discussed before creating a “goo” that falls between the traditional states of matter!

Concept: Matter

Ice Cream* (K-5th Grade)

Students understand how matter transforms from a liquid to a solid in this “yummy for your tummy” experiment.  For students with allergies we can use: soy milk, almond milk, rice milk, or Splenda.  This is a “nut free” treat.

Concept: Matter

Makers Lab* (1st-5th Grade)

Concept: Design

Students will explore the power of conductivity and creativity while creating their very own LED-powered jewelry.

2D Video Gaming (2nd-5th Grade)
(Computers must be provided by school)

Concept: Coding

Students will unlock the power of Scratch and create their very own maze-themed video games with treasure, opponents, obstacles and motion.

*ICP available in Placer County Fall 2015

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More Third Grade

Magnificent Magnets (2nd-5th Grade)

Explore the magic of magnets by creating projects that help students understand why and how magnets work.

Concept: Forces and Interactions

Stomp Rockets* (1st-3rd Grade)

3-2-1-Blast Off!!! Students learn about the forces of “push” and “pull” and simple machines as they launch air propelled rockets.

Concept: Forces

Ice Cream* (K-5th Grade)

Students understand how matter transforms from a liquid to a solid in this “yummy for your tummy” experiment.  For students with allergies we can use: soy milk, almond milk, rice milk, or Splenda.  This is a “nut free” treat.

Concept: Matter

Makers Lab* (2nd-5th Grade)

Concept: Design

Students will explore the power of conductivity and creativity while creating their very own LED-powered jewelry.

2D Video Gaming (2nd-5th Grade)
(Computers must be provided by school)

Concept: Coding

Students will unlock the power of Scratch and create their very own maze-themed video games with treasure, opponents, obstacles and motion.

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More Fourth Grade

Pickle Power* (4th-5th Grade)

Students learn the basics of creating a circuit; then sound a buzzer using a pickle, wires, and two different types of metals.

Concept: Energy

Exploding Volcanoes* (4th-5th Grade)

Students learn about the different types of volcanic eruptions and the forces that cause them before creating one that erupts 3-4 ft. in the air!

Concept: Earth’s Systems

Ice Cream* (K-5th Grade)

Students understand how matter transforms from a liquid to a solid in this “yummy for your tummy” experiment.  For students with allergies we can use: soy milk, almond milk, rice milk, or Splenda.  This is a “nut free” treat.

Concept: Matter

Makers Lab* (1st-5th Grade)

Concept: Design

Students will explore the power of conductivity and creativity while creating their very own LED-powered jewelry.

2D Video Gaming (2nd-5th Grade)
(Computers must be provided by school)

Concept: Coding

Students will unlock the power of Scratch and create their very own maze-themed video games with treasure, opponents, obstacles and motion.

*ICP available in Placer County Fall 2015

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More Fifth Grade

Watershed World (2nd-5th Grade)

What in the world is a watershed? This presentation challenges student assumptions about the abundance of water on Earth by examining the water cycle and how water moves around our planet. Using a watershed model to examine the human impacts on the water we use, students are challenged to think critically to create solutions that will help us preserve our most vital resource.

Concept: Earth’s Systems

Pop Rockets (3rd-5th Grade)

Students learn the fundamentals of a chemical reaction when we create a gas by mixing an acid and a base to launch a mini rocket high into the air.

Concept: Chemical Reactions

Ice Cream* (K-5th Grade)

Students understand how matter transforms from a liquid to a solid in this “yummy for your tummy” experiment.  For students with allergies we can use: soy milk, almond milk, rice milk, or Splenda.  This is a “nut free” treat.

Concept: Matter

Makers Lab* (1st-5th Grade)

Students will explore the power of conductivity and creativity while creating their very own LED-powered jewelry.

Concept: Design

2D Video Gaming (2nd-5th Grade)
(Computers must be provided by school)

Students will unlock the power of Scratch and create their very own maze-themed video games with treasure, opponents, obstacles and motion.

Concept: Coding

*ICP available in Placer County Fall 2015

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2015-16 Sponsored ICP Pricing for First ICP Scheduled*:

$60/Class:  First 100 Teachers
$80/Class:  Next 100 Teachers
$100/Class: Next 200 Teachers

Want to schedule a program?  Use our new online booking system to book yours! 

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*Each teacher can reserve their first ICP for the subsidized rate listed above and their second ICP at the subsidized rate of $150/class and third ICP at $175/class.  The at-cost price for an ICP is $175/class. This price covers the presenter salary, training, supplies, mileage, prep time, program manager salary, and administrative support.

Important In Class Program Updates:

  • Pre-K ICPs are 45 minutes in length. All other grades are 1-hour.
  • Presentations may be reserved now for the 2015-16 school year
    • Placer County: Sept. May; TuesdayFriday, 8AM – 12:30 PM
    • Bay Area Counties: Oct. – May; Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 12:30 PM
      Note: Date and time availability may vary by region.
  • Two week minimum lead time required
  • Minimum of 2 classes per day required; Maximum of 5
  • For the 2015-16 school year, Edventure More will continue to subsidize the cost of In Class Programs with proceeds raised from our Summer Camp Programs, Camp Edmo and Camp EdTech. Now, when families choose our camps, they are also choosing to support their schools’ teachers as well.
  • Ask us about tailoring an ICP to your classroom’s learning needs

Cancellation or Rescheduling Policy:

We must receive rescheduling or cancellation requests in writing at least 2 weeks before the date of presentation. The reason for this is that there are a limited number of spots available and schedule changes can be very disruptive to other teachers.

  1. If cancellations are made after this time, Edventure More is unable to provide a refund and an additional fee of $20/class will be charged.
  2. Should a schedule change be requested, please note that we cannot guarantee adjustments and a $20/class fee will be incurred.

Hands-on Projects, Videos, and MORE!

Click the Mo’s Treehouse button and discover Mo’s playful world of science, makers and technology. Explore grade appropriate activities, fun facts, silly jokes, fascinating trivia, and watch incredible  videos come alive before your very eyes!

Continue Learning Into Summer

Pre-K— Entering 4th Grade
Makers, Arts & Science, Tech, Nature, Recreation
Entering 5th—8th Grade
Makers, Apps, Gaming, Film Making & MORE

NEW! Edmo Jr. For 4 year olds

(SF Noe location only)

In a School Year 2014-15 Survey of Teachers who participated in our School Year Programs:

  • 96% agreed that their Edventure More program was a valuable addition to the curriculum
  • 99% thought their students were excited and had fun learning during the In Class Program
  • 97% agreed the Edventure More staff exhibited good classroom management
  • 97% agreed that the Edventure More staff was enthusiastic, upbeat & passionate about the materials
  • 98% of teachers agreed the ICP had a positive impact on students’ excitement for learning science
  • 97% of teachers agreed the ICP had a positive impact on students’ confidence in learning science
  • 90% of teachers would recommend Edventure More’s Summer Camps to parents as a way to combat summer learning loss
More See what Teachers Say About our School Year Programs

Our School Year Program Presenter was FANTASTIC. Her control and presence was wonderful. She had my students engaged and under control the entire time!”

The In Class Program presenter was great! I’m really glad I signed up myself and the other teachers in my grade-level. I’d love to do it again next year!”

It was a real treat to have someone bring in all the ICP materials, manage the class and present a fun hands-on science lesson.”

Our presenter was awesome. She kept the students’ interest, was clear on her expectations and taught the information with confidence.”

Of all the field trips, guest speakers, presentations, etc. that we have had, your presenter had excellent classroom management. He knew how to give clear expectations and followed through, which was fantastic. Thank you so much! I will DEFINITELY be booking with you guys again next year!”
-Las Lomitas Elementary Teacher, Atherton

Stefan had excellent management skills and he was great with the kids. Very informative too–I learned a few tips and tricks from him for teaching about molecules!”
-Covington Elementary Teacher, Los Altos

Mary is amazing! So enthusiastic and knowledgable. Her classroom management skills are excellent! I was super impressed with her!…The painting with magnets and metal materials was awesome, as was the vocabulary and lesson that proceeded the hands-on piece!! Thanks so much!!!!!
-Argonne Elementary Teacher, San Franicsco

Kendra was great at stepping in and managing my energetic class! My class was engaged and enthusiastic the whole hour.”
-Park Elementary, Mill Valley

Thanks for another educational, fun and engaging program! Stefan did an excellent job with my students.”
-Claire Lilienthal Elementary Teacher, San Franicsco

Great job. Interesting and informative. Kids and teachers loved it.”
-Garfield Elementary Teacher, Oakland

Mary was a great and enthusiastic presenter.She kept the class captivated for the whole hour and was very informative and endowed with a strong sense of humor. Thank you for providing an enriching experience!”
-Noble Elementary Teacher, San Jose

Presenter was really good working with the students. She was able to control the behavior of the students and kept them engaged through the whole lesson. She is the best presenter I had in my past few years.”
-Lincoln Elementary Teacher, Oakland

Amazing. Wish we could have an Edmo presentation once-a-week.”
-Sun Valley School Teacher, San Rafael

Fabulous lesson, great presenters! Thanks so much.”
-Oak Avenue Elementary Teacher, Los Altos

The presentation was interactive and the students enjoyed making fog and wind. The students would recommend it to others!”
–Coleman Elementary School Teacher, San Rafael

Great work. The kids have a SOLID understanding of the three states of matter!”
–Amelia Earhart Elementary School, San Francisco

Excellent Science Experience – great use of science vocabulary.”
–Franklin Elementary School Teacher, Alameda

We had a fabulous time today! You classroom management ideas were creative and effective. Thank you for ‘rocking the vibe’ in room 16!”
–Reed Elementary School, Tiburon

What a great and fun way for the kids to learn about science. I was particularly impressed with the way the presenter made the children participate with physical activities.”
-French American International School, San Francisco

Great fun, correlated with learning, and so much enthusiasm!”
-Tam Valley Teacher, Mill Valley

It is always a pleasure having your presenters come to our school. Their enthusiasm is ‘catchy’. The children are always excited when they hear you are coming.”
-St. Cecilia Teacher, San Francisco

Presenter was awesome! Snap Snap Snaperoos to Stephan!”
-Ulloa Elementary Teacher, San Francisco

Wonderful Hands on activities. Kids were really excited; a great way to get them interested in the weather unit. Thank you.”
-Manor Elementary Teacher, Fairfax

Great lesson! Great science concepts, loads of fun. I’ll do my best to reinforce what they learned today. Thank you! Call you next year! ”
-Lafayette Elementary Teacher, San Francisco

I love your presentation and especially the energy and enthusiasm of your presenters. Thank you as always for an excellent experience!”
-Camino Pablo Teacher, Moraga

Thank you! You have a wonderful energy and really engaged and captivated the students!”
-Strawberry Point Teacher, Mill Valley

 

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