2014 Winter Weekend College for Kids

Enrichment classes for students in grades K-6.
ALL classes run from 9:00 am - Noon

** During the winter months and the possibility of severe conditions, please refer to our Inclement Weather Policy **

Saturday, February 22, 2014

K & 1st grade Wild & Crazy Weather - Discover why weather conditions create different types of storms.  Learn to predict weather by studying different kinds of clouds and creating weather in the classroom.

Grades 2 & 3Let's Go Fishing! - Dive into the underwater world of common and rare freshwater fish.  Explore habitats and characteristics of fish and create your own fish habitats.

Grades 4 - 6Our Neighbors of the Upper Peninsula - Investigate ecosystems of our Great Lakes Community.  Learn about relationships between different populations and communities within the Marquette area.  Create a terrarium with your choice of micro-ecosystems.


Saturday, March 22, 2014

K & 1st grade - The Life Cycle of Butterflies - Explore and experience the four stages of a butterfly's life cycle and learn the goals of each stage.

Grades 2 & 3 - The Wacky Water Cycle - Investigate the different phases and forms of water, create clouds before your eyes, and make snow that never melts.

Grades 4 - 6 - Ground-breaking Exploration - Examine the processes that shaped the earth.  Investigate how the Earth's crust has moved for billions of years, why most volcanoes are underwater, why earthquakes can be catastrophic and how fossils can tell more than just dinosaurs.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

K & 1st grade - Explore the Sky! - Learn more about the sun, the moon, and other objects in the sky.  Take a closer look at stars using StarLab, our portable planetarium.

Grades 2 & 3 - Planting Seeds of Knowledge  - Examine parts of plants and their function.  Find evidence that all living things grow and change through life cycles.  Gardening develops an understanding of the basic needs to maintain life.

Grades 4, 5 & 6 - Reach for the Stars  - Take a "field trip" to the outskirts of the solar system, explore distant planets, moons, comets, stars, and ancient legends that helped create the map of the stars.

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