College for Kids Winter 2016

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

***Registration website***

Register online or contact the Seaborg Center at 227-2002

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

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Grades K-1 – Astronaut Training – Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel to space? Come join us as we explore the planetarium sky, map out the planets' orbits, and learn to read a star map!

Grades 2 & 3  Ice is Nice! – Why don't polar bears wear hats? Why don't penguins wear mittens? Are you up to the challenge of traveling with us to explore the Arctic? Come investigate the animals who live in freezing climates and endure the subzero temperatures.

Grades 3-5 - Cow-a-nomics - This class will give student the opportunity to examine the economics of making and marketing ice cream in a fun environment, as well as make some ice cream for themselves.  We will also visit Jilbert's Dairy on the last day of the class.

Grades 4 - 6 –  Weather Whiz  – Needed: Local meteorologist to give the weather forecast. Create instruments to record data, predict weather for places around the world, and to broadcast your very own weather report!

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Grades K-1– Sizzle! Fizzle! Wizzle! - Science meets Valentine's Day. Explore chemistry by dissolving candy hearts, creating fizzy hearts, and mixing potions.

Grades 2 & 3That's Shocking! -  Zap! What's that?! It's electricity - something we use every day. Come learn more about the mystery of magnets, lightning, and circuits!

Grades 4 - 6Science Myth Busters! Star Wars Edition  – Seeking scientists, or local Jedi’s, to bust the myths (or truths) of the science in the Star Wars movies. Light sabers, hover crafts, robots, and space travel.... Are these possible? 

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Grades K-1Senses at the Zoo - Have you ever wondered how a hawk can spot a mouse from the sky or how a snake finds its food? Let our zoo animal friends help us discover our five senses.

Grades 2-3Slippy, Slidey Snow Science  – Want to be the fastest kid down the sledding hill? Bring your snow gear to challenge your friends as we discover the science of snow. 

Grades 4-6Top Secret Magic   – Calling all magicians! Join us in our secret gathering to learn new magic tricks to fool your friends with the science of magic. Is it magic or is it science? It's a secret only you will know the answer to!


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