March Break camp explores the science of the ancients and other topics

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Have you ever wondered how the 481-foot-tall Great Pyramid of Giza was built?

During York University’s March Break Science Safari, March 10 to 14 at the Keele campus, students in grades 3 to 8 will discover how ancient civilizations built enormous structures like the pyramids, the Great Wall of China and the Mayan Temples.

Throughout the week, campers explore a variety of topics and themes that take them on daily “safari” into science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Hands-on and interactive activities engage campers as they fundamental scientific concepts.

Register online. Spaces are still available.

March Break Science Safari is a new initiative of the Science Explorations Program of the Faculty of Science at York. Science Explorations offers a variety of camps and workshops throughout the year. All designed to engage pre-university youth in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The program includes, the Summer Science Camp, Saturday Science Workshops and a variety of GTA elementary school workshops. This summer, the Faculty of Science launches “Helix”, a summer science instate for gifted and high performing students in grades 9 to 12.