SEABORG CENTER OFFERS WEEKEND COLLEGE FOR KIDS

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

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Three sessions will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22. Children in grades K-1 can participate in “Changes in Winter.” They will learn how living things adapt to winter. This session will be held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in room 2806 of the West Science Building at NMU. Children in grades 2-4 can learn about social and pack behavior of wolves in a session that runs from 9 a.m. to noon in room 3617 of the West Science Building. The third session, for grades 5 and up, is called “Gimme Shelter – Building Quinzhees (snow shelters)” and will meet from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. beginning in room 3616 of the West Science Building. A responsible adult must accompany students and participants need to be in adequate condition for at least two hours of strenuous outdoor activities.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  On Saturday, March 29, children in K-1 can explore the power of the sun at the “Our Star, the Sun” session, which will be held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in room 2806 of the West Science Building. Children in grades 2-4 can attend “Stars in the Night Sky” from 9 a.m. to noon in room 3616 of the West Science Building to learn about observing stars by telescope and how constellations are named. Children in grades 5-7 can “Design Your Own Space Habitat” by looking at different planets and figuring out how to live on them from 9 a.m. to noon in room 3617 of the West Science Building.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The final sessions of the Winter/Spring Weekend College for Kids will be held Saturday, April 12. In “Aeronautics,” children in K-1 will make and test rockets and flying machines from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in room 2806 of the West Science Building. Children in grades 2-3 can attend “Exploring Space through Sign Language” to learn how astronauts communicate and also get an introduction to American Sign Language. This session is from 9 a.m. to noon in room 3616 of the West Science Building. At the session “Pond Scum and Other Cool Critters,” children in grades 4-6 can take a microscopic journey into a drop of water. This session will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in room 3615 of the West Science Building.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Each session is $8 per person. To register, call the Seaborg Center at 906-227-2002. More information is also available at seaborg.nmu.edu.



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Jessica Holman
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