Wilkes Classes


2019-2020 Registration!

Wilkes and Mosaic students can join Dr. Erica in the 2019-2020 school year to learn about spycraft, engineering, water, and more! Use the drop-down menu to register for the months that work for you.

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Captain Wilkes School – Afterschool Science Classes with Dr. Erica

Mondays from 12:50-2:30 on the dates indicated for each session
Location: At Wilkes Elementary (location on campus may vary)

Fall 2019 Sessions:

September: Animal Tracking
September 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th ($100)
Learn about the science of animal tracking through storytelling, stamping, molding, and more.

October: Water Works
October  7th, 14th, 21st, 28th ($105)
Create your own water filter, discover how to create a solar distillation center, and build a salt water powered robot.

November: Engineering Challenges – Environmental Edition
November 4th, 18th, 25th ($75) – no class Nov 11th (Veteran’s day)
Put on your engineering hat as we try to solve environmental issues. Clean up an oil spill, create an air filter, and more!

December: Animal Dissection
December 2nd, 9th, 16th ($75)
Learn basic dissection techniques as we start with flowers and plants, move to owl pellets, and finish with worms!

January: Tinkerlab – Game Edition
January 6th, 13th, 27th ($75) – no class Jan 20th (MLK day)
Create a marble run, design a catapulting basketball game, and even think up your own game to create in this building, designing, and problem-solving class.

February: Projectile Motion
February 3rd, 10th, 24th ($75) – no class Feb 17th (school break – check out our Programming camp for that week!)
Build an Angry Birds catapult, launch airplanes, and build cork fliers as we learn about forces, aim, and more!

March: Hydraulics
March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd ($100)
Learn how we can use water to do work as we create moving models in this building, testing, and editing class.

April: Smart Garden
March 30th, April 13th, 20th, 27th  ($105) – no class April 6th (school break – check out our circuits camp for that week!)
Learn about nutrients as we create a compost jar, then design a clay planter that we will attach a water sensing pump so you won’t have to worry about your black thumb!

May: Spy Science
May 4th, 11th, 18th ($75)
Try your hand at spycraft as we learn about ciphers, fingerprints, dead drops, and more.


Additional information


Dr. Erica


Is your favorite class out of stock? You can join the waitlist by emailing DrErica@RosieResearch.com.

Materials needed

All project materials are included. Please plan to pack a snack for your learner.

Meeting Times

Mondays 12:50-2:30 on dates specified for each session

Meeting Location

Wilkes Elementary (classroom location may vary on campus)

Age Range




Session offerings

September, October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May

Class Policies

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