SEABORG CENTER OFFERS WEEKEND COLLEGE FOR KIDS

            The Seaborg Center at Northern Michigan University will sponsor “Weekend College for Kids” programs for students in kindergarten through eighth grade.

            They will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on two Saturdays: Oct. 4 and Nov. 8. Detailed program listings are as follows:

Saturday, Oct. 4:



Grades K-1 — Liquid Explorations: Observe and experiment with various liquids to learn about important qualities of liquids.

Grades 2 and 3 — Fun with Physics: Construct and test traditional toys to begin understanding how things work.

Grades 4-5 — Ocean Currents: Experiment to investigate dynamic ocean circulation.

Grades 6 -8 — Betwixt and Between: Investigate the very different boundaries where types of materials meet.

 

Saturday, Nov. 8:

 

Grades K-1— Treasure Boxes: Observe, compare, describe, organize, communicate, record and draw conclusions about collections of interesting objects.

Grades 2 & 3 — Bats are Incredible: Investigate bats as incredible mammals with extraordinary skills and ecological importance.

Grades 4 & 5 — Under Pressure and Tension: Experiment with objects made useful when used under pressure and with tension.

Grades 6 -8 – Dealing with Density, Tension and Buoyancy: Investigate relative density of solids and liquids and how they relate to buoyancy.

 

            The cost is $10 per child, but this semester there is a two-for-one offer, in which two siblings, cousins or friends can sign up for $5 apiece. For more information or to register, call the Seaborg Center at (906) 227-2002.



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