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Monday, March 19, 2018
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Hosted by Sarah Meri
Charlotte Motor Speedway
5555 Concord Pkwy S, Concord, North Carolina 28027
Wednesday, May 9th
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Geared to 5th-7th graders
The cost is $20 dollars per student, there is no cost for teachers or chaperones, up to a total of 10 adults (the cost is $10.00 per adult, after the 10 free). Free adult tickets will go in order of first 10 PAID RSVPs. ***1 Free Adult Passes Left***Reservation isn’t confirmed until payment is received.
Pay Pal the fee via ”send money to family and friends” to email@example.com
Please specify your FB name, and what you are sending $ for in the notes. If you are not part of Moore Homeschoolers FB page please specify that as well. Please message me as well if you are not part of our group :) Sarah Meri
Payment due by April 15th! If there are not enough participants by April 15th everyone will be refunded by midnight on the 15th :) There will be no refunds after April 15th. You may sell your spot or gift it to another.
The STEM Field Trip will last approximately 2.5 hours. The students will rotate through 5 stations – each activity will take 25 minutes and we’ve allowed 5 minutes to rotate to the next station. It is geared for 5-7th grades
The students will take a guided tour and will see the banking of the track and other engineering/design features of the 1.5 mile speedway. Students will determine the speed of the van based on the time it took to go around the track.
The materials for this station are: three block cars made with a different material on the bottom (indoor carpet, Formica, rubber conveyor belting); adjustable ramps with the same surface as the cars; spring scale; spray water bottle.
The objective is to determine the inclination, angle and rise to run, at which each combination of tire surface (bottom of the car) and road surface initiates sliding. In addition, the conveyor belting surface can be misted with the water bottle to illustrate why race cars with slicks don’t race in the rain.
The materials for this station are: 2 adjustable ramps; die cast cars; tape measures; stop watches. The purpose of this station is to explore the velocity of a car moving down a slope as the angle increases. The speed of the car is to be determined as it rolls down the ramp at varying angles.
This station uses a US Legends Car; scales; jack. With the car placed on scales, the students will learn that the weight of each wheel refers to the fraction of the total weight carried by each wheel. They will also learn about “cross weight” and what how the fraction of weight changes per tire when the wedge bolt or jack bolt is adjusted.
Radio Controlled Cars (RC Cars)
This station uses an RC car; bumpers; stop watches; 1 extra set of tires. The students will race the car from a pre-determined Point A to Point B and then back to Point A; change all 4 tires (this extra set of tires will be of a different texture); race the car down the same path. Students will time each race and make determinations based on each tire texture.
During each exercise, the students will record the data, and then make a prediction based on that data. This curriculum is based on a 5th- 7th grade level.
Lunch is not included but students may pack a lunch and eat after the rotations are finished in their outside pavilion.
Saturday, March 17, 2018
TEEN NIGHT AT THE PARK MARCH 23, 2018
Calling all teens and Alumni to Huntersville,
for a night of music, games and food in the park!
We're even going to have a "Teen Twist" on an egg hunt with Prizes!
Come and hang out with us, play some games, eat some food, listen to some tunes and win some prizes!
Who: Teens 14 & Up and Alumni
When: Friday March 23, 2018~ 4:30 - 8:00 PM
Where: North Mecklenburg Park ~ Softball Shelter (First parking area on the left.)
16131 Old Statesville Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078 (The park is further down the road from where he have the dances at the Arts & Cultural Center.)
Cost: $10.99 per guest YOU CAN PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS HERE
- Tickets need to be purchased prior to the night in the park so that we can make sure we have enough food, games and prizes...and pay for it.
- Tickets will be emailed to you prior to the Friday night
- If you are unable to purchase tickets, then the event is sold out.
- Tickets are non-refundable, but you are able to give them to someone else, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to change the name on the tickets.
- In the event of inclemate weather we will have a rain date scheduled.
- The cost of tickets is to help offset the cost of renting the venue, music, food, games and prizes being provided by our volunteer hosts.
Details, Rules & Guidelines
We'll have music, tables, a wide selection of board games and outside games for those who may like to play. Snacks and refreshments as well.
Around 7:30 PM we will have our "Teen Twist" of an egg hunt with prizes!
You may "Drop-Off" at this event or parents are welcome to stay.
- All attendees must check in on arrival. A chaperone will be just outside the shelter checking people in.
- Parents are welcome to stay, we just ask you bring your own folding chairs and hang out in the parent areas, so as not to take away space from the kids in the shelter. The venue is just not large enough to accommodate all the guests, their parents and siblings. There are many other amenities at the park that are available for you to enjoy. There are some restaurants in close driving distance, as well as a Video Game World if you have younger siblings with you. A map with nearby attractions will be provided.
- Attendance is conditional upon respectful behavior at the discretion of the hosts.
- Parents will be notified of any disruptive behavior.
- There are volunteer parents that will be running and chaperoning the teens as they hang out and have some fun.
- PLEASE DO NOT BRING OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINKS! Snacks and refreshments will be provided.
- There are no outside food or drinks allowed in the shelter, or near the games, to keep this is a Nut-Free allergen event.
- If you have other allergen concerns, please contact email@example.com prior to Wednesday March 21, 2018.
- All of the music played at this event are clean radio edited versions of the Top 100 Hits.
- We can not take song requests. Music is purchased before the dance and is being provided by volunteers rather than a professional DJ.