SEABORG OFFERS EVENING ‘COLLEGE FOR KIDS’ PROGRAMS

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – The Seaborg Center at Northern Michigan University is offering Evening College for Kids programs.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The first event, “Winter Family Science Fun Night,” will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, in rooms 2806, 3615, 3616 and 3617 of the West Science Building at NMU. Attendees will investigate winter phenomena. The session includes brief outdoor activities and adults are required to accompany their children. The session is suitable for children in grades K-4.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The remaining sessions are suitable for children in grades 3-7. Parents are encouraged to attend as well.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  “Unknown Mysteries of Science” will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in room 2806 of the West Science Building. In this session presented by Carolyn Dawson, attendees will investigate strange but true phenomena of science.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  At “Exploring the Sky with Star Lab” kids can learn about the night sky and its constellations using the portable planetarium. Presented by Duane Fowler, this session meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, in room 3618 of the West Science Building.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Kids can investigate the Solar System at “Inner Space,” presented by Rita Hrecz. This session will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, in room 2806 of the West Science Building. Hrecz will also present the final session of Evening College for Kids from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, in the same location. That session is called “Outer Space” and kids can learn about stars and galaxies beyond the Solar System.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  There will be no cost to participate in the Evening College for Kids programs. However, the Seaborg Center requests participants to register ahead of time to manage attendance and ensure that adequate materials are available. To register, call the Seaborg Ceneter at 906-227-2002. Information is also available at seaborg.nmu.edu.



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Jessica Holman
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