Seaborg Center Offers Winter College for Kids

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The Northern Michigan University Seaborg Center is offering winter College for Kids programs from 9 a.m. to noon on two Saturdays: Feb. 3 and March 24. Students in kindergarten through 6th grade will participate in creative hands-on activities in 2702 West Science. The cost for each session is $8. Pre-registration is required and can be accessed online at or by calling 227-2002. The schedule of planned activities follows:

Saturday, Feb. 3 (prepare to go outside)

Grades K-1: "Tracks and Trails" explores the animals that live around us and the tracks they leave. Prepare to go outside.

Grades 2 - 3: "Wild Winter" explores how animals stay warm in the winter, where the birds go and more. Prepare to go outside

Grades 4 - 6: "Super Science Olympics" looks at the science behind various sports represented at the Olympic Games.

Saturday, March 24

Grades K-1: "Under the Sea" will explore creatures living in the ocean and how to keep them safe.  

Grades 2 - 3: "I Dig It" lets students play archaeologist and discover treasures.   

Grades 4 - 6: "Hit the Target, Catapult Style" will enable students to build their own catapults, which were useful for medieval knights and pirates, and use it to try to hit a target.  

Prepared By
News Director
January 25, 2018