College for Kids Summer 2016

Enrichment classes Monday - Friday for students in grades K-8.
Lunch-time supervision available (bring lunch) $10 per week per student.
The cost of most sessions is $65 per child.
**Sessions with daily field trips are $75 to help defray transportation expenses.

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June 20 - 24

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 2nd grade The Rainforest:  Explore the climate, animals, and plant life of the Amazon Rain Forest.
Grades 3-5  Coding for Kids:  Start an adventure in computer programming with Scratch as we explore code, make computer games, and develop digital stories.
Grades 6-8  Crime Scene Investigations:  Learn the science of CSI and use those skills to solve theoretical crimes.

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 2nd grade  Bubble ScienceLearn how to make the best homemade bubbles on your own and investigate their various properties.
Grades 3 - 5   Beginning Turtles and Toads*:  Explore our ecosystem with amphibians and reptiles as we learn about their habitats.
Grades 6 - 8  Science of Flight:  Get airborne with gliders and rockets as we explore the physics of these amazing flying machines.

June 27 - July 1

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 2nd grade Space Invaders:  Launch yourself into the cosmos by learning about our Universe and the wonders it contains.
Grades 3 - 5  Tales of a Triad:  Come and experience solids, liquids, and gases like you have never experienced before!
Grades 6-8  Lake Superior Investigators*Learn how the ecosystems are interconnected to keep our very own Lake Superior healthy and happy.

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 2nd grade  Food for Thought:  A dash of this and a dollop of that...Use measurement to create your own amazing recipes.
Grades 3 - 5  Seaborg's Laboratory:  Whip up a science masterpiece as you learn about the building blocks of life, the food chain, and the chemistry of the food we eat.
Grades 6 - 8   Invertebrate Zoology:  Explore the wonders of the animal world, or at least the portion of those without spines, through exciting hands on dissections.
 

July 11 - 15

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 2nd grade  ABC's of LEGO Design:  Accomplish.  Build. Create.  With imagination and skill, master building simple machines with LEGO Duplo to solve intriguing challenges.
Grades 3 - 5  Beginning Robotics:  Work through a variety of designs, build, and programming challenges as you command and play with the LEGO EV3 Robotics platform.
Grades 6-8  Food Science:  Come with us on a culinary adventure of learning about the chemistry we take advantage of every day.

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 2nd grade  Growing as Gardeners:  Explore your scientific AND artistic talents as you learn about gardening for fun and for food.
Grades 3 - 5   May the Force Be With YouMaster your skills young Padawan by creating futuristic gadgets with the power of electricity and magnetism.
Grades 6 - 8   Advanced Turtles and Toads*:  Study our ecosystem and research the habitat of amphibians and reptiles. 

July 18 - 22

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 2nd grade  WeDo for U!:  Storyline challenges will have you designing interactive LEGO creations that are programmable through simple computer code.
Grades 3 - 5  Beginning Robotics:  Work through a variety of design, build, and programming challenges as you command and play with the LEGO EV3 Robotics platform.
Grades 6-8   Coding for Kids II: Build computer programs, games, and interactive stories while learning coding, systems thinking and creative computing.

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 2nd grade  Matter Chatter :  Solids, liquids, and gases have amazing properties.  Come and experiment as we explore the magical side of some amazing substances.
Grades 3 - 5  What is Life?:  Explore our ecosystem and discover what adaptations and behaviors help plants and animals survive in a changing environment.
Grades 6 - 8   Tinkering with 3-D Printing:  Learn how to design and print your 3-D creations.

 The Seaborg Center accepts credit cards or make checks payable to Northern Michigan University.

Mailing address:
Seaborg Center, Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle
Marquette, MI  49855
For information, phone (906) 227-2002