Have you always dreamed of being a spy? Using all the cool gadgets and figuring out secrets? This class will teach you all about being a spy, games to sharpen your observation skills, codes and puzzles to solve, how spy glasses work, and so much more.
Spying is an ancient art and profession with a history stretching back thousands of years. In fact, ever since there have been secrets, there have been spies trying to find out those secrets!
Spying is all about getting information that others do not want to share. To know what an enemy or rival is thinking, planning, or building can be important. Whole governments and countries may flourish or perish as a result.
This class is all about spies; what they do and how they do it. Each class has several activities that will give the “spies-in-training” an opportunity to think and act like a spy. There will be role-playing in this class and a small amount of reading. No Homework! The following is an excerpt from the anticipated syllabus – some activities are subject to change.
Introduction; Are You Cut Out to Be a Spy?
There are certain character traits that are common amongst all spies. Some of these are characteristics a person is born with; some of skills you can acquire. Do you have guts? Are you intelligent and creative? Are you physically fit? Then spying might be for you!
Activity #1: Spy School Entrance Exam – Personality Test
Activity #2: Reaction Time Tester
Activity #3: Make Folders (Top Secret)
Codes and Ciphers
Secret codes have been used for centuries! A code is a system of symbols, letters, words, or signals that are used instead of ordinary words and numbers to send messages or store information.
Activity #1: Crack Caesar’s Secret Message
Activity #2: Play Set (Pattern Recognition Game)
Activity #3: Make and Use a Cipher Wheel
Activity #4: Solve Secret Code using Pigpen
Spies must be able to not only understand a situation; they must be able to recall important details. Class number three is all about short-term and long-term memory, recall, and tricks to keep your memory sharp!
Activity #1: Visual Memory Test
Activity #2: Tray game
Activity #3: Auditory Memory Test
Activity #4: Visual Test: Fashion Statement
And SO much more!!
Teacher: AJ Bondio
Cost: Please see pricing chart
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