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The Northern Michigan University Seaborg Center will offer fall College for Kids programs designed for students in grades K-6. They will be held on the last weekend in September and October. All classes run from 9 a.m. to noon and cost $8. To register, visit http://www.nmu.edu/seaborg/college-kids-fall or contact the Seaborg Center at 227-2002.

Here are the programs:
Saturday, Sept. 30:

Grades K-1:  Trees, Leaves, and Critters Inbetween! - Through interactive games and activities, students will learn to identify a variety of trees, leaves, and critters that live among them.  Students will sing and dance, mold and shape leaf designs, and use their detective skills to discover the great outdoors.

Grades 2-3:  Scooby-Doo Where's the Clue? - Come join Scooby and the Mystery Gang as we solve the case of the stolen Scooby Snacks.  Use your newly developed skills to analyze the cluprit's fingerprints and handwriting, and uncover secret clues to put the thief in cuffs.

Grades 4-6:  A Bloody Mess - Help us explore the blood moving through our bodies.  Investigate the different human blood types, the parts of blood, and explore major blood diseases found in people.

Saturday, Oct. 28

Grades K-1:  Shell-cracker Egg-speriment - Come join us for an egg-cellent time!  Create parachutes and other devices to keep an egg from cracking when dropped from different heights or slung from a catapult.

Grades 2-3:  The Force and the Furious - How fast and how far can your car go?  Join us as we explore forces working on our cars by designing and constructing your own.  It's a race to the finish line.

Grades 4-6:  Creepy Chemistry -  Milk to plastic? Eggs in a bottle? What?!  We are looking for fellow scientists to join us for some crazy chemistry in our wacky, weird lab!



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Kristi Evans
News Director
906-227-1015
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