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May 11, 2000
CHILDREN’S SCIENCE CENTER
SUMMER CLASS SCHEDULE
Join us at the Children’s Science Center for a summer of exploration, learning and fun. You must register for these classes at least one week before the class starts. Children’s Science Center members receive a discount on the program. All programs start at 7: 45 AM and end at noon. All classes are limited to no more than 15 children.
Bottle Biology- for children 6- 9, explore biology by making your own terrariums, habitats, and compose columns. There will be two 4- day sessions, June 27- 30 and July 18- 21. The program fee is $ 80 for non- members and $ 72 for members.
Explore Flight- for children 8- 11, explore aeronautics and flight with hands- on activities and make your own models. There will be two 2- day sessions, June 21- 22 and July 11- 12. The program fee is $ 45 for non- members and $ 40.50 for members.
Water Rockets- for children 7- 11, spend the morning building and flying your own water rockets. There will be two 1- day sessions, June 20 and July 17. The program fee is $ 18 for non- members and $ 16.20 for non- members
Build your own model rocket- for children 8- 12, spend the first two days building your model and learning about rocketry. The students spend the third day flying their models, weather willing. Parents need to drop their children off and pick them up at a nearby park on the third day. Parents are also required to read and sign a model rocket safety sheet as part of the registration process. The students keep the rocket they build and a launcher. Parents are welcome to attend the third day. Students need to bring a small empty box, boot- box size, with them. There will be two 3- day sessions and July 5- 7 and July 24- 28. The program fee is $ 79 for non- members and $ 71.10 for non- members.
Explore the Universe- for children 8 to 12 years old. In this astronomy class children learn about the universe through “ make and takes”, hands- on activities and planetarium programs. There will be one 8- day session August 1- 4, 8- 11. The program fee is $ 85 for non- members and $ 76.50 for members.
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