The Seaborg Mathematics & Science Center
2013 Fall Weekend College for Kids
Each session is only $5 per student. Sign up by calling the Seaborg Center at 227-2002.
ALL classes run from 9:00 a.m. - noon.
Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013
Grades K-1 – Fall Trees – Observe trees, identify the parts of trees, and compare trees for similarities and differences.
Grades 2 & 3 – Bones – Locate and learn the name and orientation of the most important bones in your body.
Grades 4 - 6 – Separating Mixtures – Make mixtures and solutions, with different solids and liquids to learn how to then separate the mixtures and solutions using screens, filters, and evaporation.
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013
Grades K-1 – Leaves – Observe and compare the size, shapes, textures, and colors of leaves.
Grades 2 & 3 – Joints – Observe human joints, their versatility, and compare them to mechanical structures.
Grades 4 - 6 – Reaching Saturation – Investigate the behavior of solid materials in water to understand the concept of saturation and compare the solubility of materials in liquids.
Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013
Grades K-1 – Trees through the Seasons – Observe seasonal changes in trees, the structures of their tree parts, and compare changes in parts of different types of trees.
Grades 2-3 – Muscles – Build an operating model to demonstrate how muscles, tendons, and sometimes ligaments work together to move various parts of your body.
Grades 4 - 6 – Chemical Reactions – Observe materials before and after a chemical reaction. Compare and identify the properties of the products of different reactions.
The Seaborg Center accepts credit cards or checks payable to Northern Michigan University.
Mailing address: Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle