College for Kids Summer 2017

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.

Registration website available soon.

June 19 - 23

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 1st grade I Spy Stimuli:  Learn how to use your 5 senses to help you explore and think like a scientist.
Grades 2-3  A Camping We Will Go:  It's time to hop on the trails and get an early start to our day with mother nature.  So get ready to set your compass-heading and find yourself navigating tothe campsite where we might run into bugs and birds and trees, oh my!
Grades 4-5  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  On the Road to Renewable Resources:  See our local renewable resources at work, learn on site, and incorporate some your own ideas in a renewable resource design. Options for tours include a working windmill, a solar powered home and greenhouse, a managed timber forest, and a hydroelectric plant. 

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 1st grade  LEGO WeDo 4 U!:  Storyline challenges will have you designing interactive LEGO creations that are programmable through simple computer code.
Grades 2 - 3   Space Explorers:  3, 2, 1…Blast off!!! Space explorers prepare to build your own rocket ship that will take you into unknown galaxies.  You will discover all 8 planets in the solar system, walk on the moon and make your own constellation.
Grades 4 - 5  Gotta Love Those Turtles and Toads:  Using best practices, we will discover where our amphibian friends are hanging out. Identification, habitats, adaptations and life cycles are all on our to-do list for this class.  Grab your mud boots and join us!
Grades 6 - 8  Electrical Charge:  Come explore the properties of electricity and try your own hand at building different kinds of circuits!

 

June 26 - June 30

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 1st grade Claws, Coats, and Camouflage:  Lions, and tigers and bears, oh my! See how these animals adapt to living in the wild..
Grades 2 - 3  Robotic Adventure in LEGO City!:  Join us for this fantastic experience to learn the basics of EV3 Robotics programming in a fun and challenging setting
Grades 4-5  Storm ChasersATTENTION!!! Extreme weather conditions have been detected all over the country.  Prepare to weather tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, tsunamis, and severe rainfalls.  Just remember that there is always a rainbow at the end of a storm!.
Grades 6-8  Cardio RodeoHang on tight for a wild ride investigating the functions of your amazing cardiovascular system while you dissect hearts and lungs and more!

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 1st grade  LEGO WeDo 4 U!:  Storyline challenges will have you designing interactive LEGO creations that are programmable through simple computer code.
Grades 2 - 3  Magnets Force and Motion:  Investigate these concepts through hands-on labs that use the scientific process..
Grades 4 - 5   Mad Scientists:  Description: We've got the formula for some explosive fun! We're calling all mad scientists and chemists to help us mix, pour, bubble and test to see which solutions are best
Grades 6 - 8   Advanced Turtles and Toads:  In addition to collecting and releasing, we will take a closer look at their habitat, classification, and the environmental threats to amphibians.  Focused fun, in other words.

July 10 - 14

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 1st grade  Rocky Road:  Students will learn about how rocks and formed and learn how to identify some types of rocks.
Grades 2 - 3  Robotics Adventures in LEGO City:  Join us for this fantastic experience to learn the basics of EV3 Robotics programming in a fun and challenging setting.
Grades 4 - 5  Cow-A-Nomics:  Examine the economics of marketing ice cream in a fun environment, make ice cream for yourself, and take a trip to Jilbert’s Dairy.
Grades 6 - 8  Scratch That:  Discover and learn how to connect coding to our real world by applying technologies that code for animation and movement.

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 1st grade  Creatures of the Deep:  Students will learn about animals that make their home in the oceans.
Grades 2 - 3   LEGO We Do 4 U!Storyline challenges will have you designing interactive LEGO creations that are programmable through simple computer code.
Grades 4 - 5  The Secret Code of Life:  Come join our adventure into cracking the secret code of life! Explore the structure, function, and products of DNA through modeling structures, using microscopes, and enacting simulations.
Grades 6 - 8  Minecraft Pro:  Take your building to the next level, using math to multiply your results, explore pro-techniques to improve your crafting.  Can you construct it?

 

July 17 - 21

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 1st grade  Graph-a-Thon:  Test both your strength and math skills at Seaborg’s first ever graph-a-thon!
Grades 2 - 3  Science Heros:  Description: Do you think you have what it takes to become Iron man, Batman, the Flash, Aquaman or Wonder woman? Find out exactly what it takes for these superheroes to be super.
Grades 4 - 5  Little Bits, Big Inventions:  Engage in using electronic building blocks to create inventions, large or small!
Grades 6 - 8  Contraptions in Action!:  Come and learn some basic engineering concepts and put your LEGO building skills to work! We will toss, lift, pull, push, launch, roll and more!  

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 1st grade  Design with Disney:  For the love of reading and creating! Help our favorite characters build and beat our engineering challenges.
Grades 2 - 3  One Inventor, Two Inventor, Old Inventor, New Inventor:  You could not, would not, want to miss this Seuss themed science class.  Come and learn the day away with Cat in the Hat, the Lorax, Horton, and many more Seussville characters.  There will be experiments, building and more, come see what’s in store!
Grades 4 - 5   Simple Machines:  Learn about simple machines through hands-on experimental lessons!
Grades 6 - 8  TBA

 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