College for Kids Summer 2018

Enrichment classes Monday - Friday for students in grades K-8.

The Cost of most sessions is $65 per child. *Sessions with field trips are $75.
Lunch-time supervision available (bring own lunch) $10 per week per student.
 

**Select grade level completed by June 18, 2018.  Students must have completed Kindergarten)
Register online or contact the Seaborg Center at 227-2002

June 18 - 22

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 1st grade  Geometry Geniuses - Apply your spatial reasoning to develop and design shapes in our geometric world. 
Grades 2-3   LEGO WeDo 4 U 2.0 - Invent with LEGO WeDo to bring science and early robotics to life with basic computer coding.
Grades 4-5   Buildings, Bridges, and Beyond - Do you think you have what it takes to dream big and design buildings, bridges and more using only paper, straws, popsicle sticks and other household items?
Grades 6-8   Creating in 3D - Learn the basics of 3D design, how 3D printers work, and tackle a design challenge to see your creations move from the computer screen to reality. 

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 1st grade  LEGO WeDo 4 U 1.0 - Invent with LEGO WeDo and use basic computer coding skills to solve real world problems.
Grades 2 - 3   Little Bits, Big Inventions - Engineer real world solutions using easy-to-use electronic building blocks to create inventions, large and small!
Grades 4 - 5  Spy School - This is no ordinary school. Come train to become a part of an elite team in Marquette and help solve crimes using the power of science.
Grades 6 - 8  Maker’s Lab: Build-Invent-Create-Discover - Create and discover new ways to use food, the water cycle, the great outdoors, and everyday stuff from around your home.

June 25 - June 29

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 1st grade  If You Ran the Zoo - Imagine what kind of animals you would keep at your zoo! You are now the zookeeper and it is your job to keep your animals happy and healthy. Come and design your own zoo.
Grades 2 - 3  Jurassic World – Learn about dinosaurs and fossils of the pre-historic time and where we witness them in our everyday world.
Grades 4-5  Orbiting Objects - Develop a new perspective on the world you’re standing on in relation to our solar system.
Grades 6-8  Outbreak Alert!:  Engineering at Work - Solve a pandemic outbreak by building model cells, viruses, and antiviral models and then design new bio-inspired gear to help your clients.    

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 1st grade  Nature Explorers - Immerse yourself in the great outdoors; you don’t need to travel the world to discover how science is all around.
Grades 2 - 3  Healthy Habits - Maintain a healthy lifestyle by learning about the human body and ways to keep it strong! 
Grades 4 - 5   Pocket-Bots - Discover the world of basic programming by creating color-coded programs to instruct a pocket size robot. 
Grades 6 - 8   *Advanced Turtles & Toads - In addition to collecting and releasing, take a closer look at the habitat, classification, and the environmental threats to local amphibians. 

July 9 - 13

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 1st grade   Terrific Trees - Learn the names of our local trees and how to identify them, as well as how we use trees in our daily lives.
Grades 2 - 3   Jungle Adventures with LEGO Robotics - Learn the basics of EV3 Robotics programming in a fun and challenging LEGO jungle.
Grades 4 - 5   *Cow-A-Nomics - Examine the economics of marketing ice cream in a fun environment, make ice cream for yourself, and take a trip to Jilbert’s Dairy.
Grades 6 - 8  Cars, Speed, and Safety! - Create the fastest and safest car as you learn about the challenges of speed and keeping passengers safe.

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 1st grade  Polar Regions - Discover the Arctic and Antarctic regions and the types of animal and plant life found in these areas.
Grades 2 - 3   To the Rescue - Engineer your own aid drop packages to help send supplies to areas around the world who have experienced a natural disaster.
Grades 4 - 5  Rockets Red Glare - Construct your unique rocket and test to improve the launch of your design. 3-2-1, Blast Off! 
Grades 6 - 8  Can You Build It?​ - Join us as we attempt epic STEM challenges including: unsinkable ships, flying Army men, and spanning the canyon.

July 16 - 20

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 1st grade  Design with Literature - Embrace the love of reading and creating by designing STEM projects based upon picture books! 
Grades 2 - 3  Jungle Adventures with LEGO Robotics - Learn the basics of EV3 Robotics programming in a fun and challenging LEGO jungle.
Grades 4 - 5  Imagination to Inventions​ - Unlock your imagination as we spend a week creating fun inventions with Little Bits electronics.
Grades 6 - 8   A Dive Into the Great Lakes Cycle - Explore the artistic works of Alexis Rockman - 5 brand-new murals that express the true nature of the Great Lakes, and then create your own!

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 1st grade  Levers, Pulleys, and Gears, Oh My! -  While using Legos and common household supplies, explore simple machines while learning about gravity, force, friction, and so much more!
Grades 2 - 3  Galactic Adventures  - Rescue Han Solo, Sink Darth Vader, and experience other Star Wars adventures from a “long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.”
Grades 4 - 5   *Beginning Turtles & Toads - Using best practices, discover where our amphibian friends are hanging out. Identification, habitats, adaptations and life cycles are all on our to-do list, so grab your mud boots!
Grades 6 - 8   It IS Rocket Science - Construct your unique rocket and test to improve the launch of your design. 3-2-1, Blast Off!

 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