Children’s Science Center
515 West Blvd • Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone: (605) 394-6996 • Fax: (605) 394-6177
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 30, 2002
Contact: Sara Cox, Marketing Coordinator, 394-6996
Have fun with CSC Summer Enrichment Classes
Children need time to explore and learn. This summer the Children's Science Center is the perfect place for them to do that. Give your child the opportunity to learn and have fun at the same time during the Center's summer enrichment classes.
The Children Science Center will offer the classes to children ages 6-12. Each class runs from 9 a.m. to noon each Thursday and Friday starting June 6. The Center also will offer one-day Wednesday classes once a month.
Prices are $25 for members and $27.50 for non-members. Material fees may be extra for some classes. You can pick up and drop off registration forms at the Center, 515 West Blvd., Rapid City. The registration deadline is at least one week prior to start of each class. Classes are limited to the first 15 who register.
June 6 - 7 9 a.m. - noon
Kites to Satellites: Discover the power of lift and how it has taken photography and imaging to new heights. Cost: $27.50 for non-members and $25 for members.
June 13 - 14 9 a.m. - noon
Color Your World: Not every creature sees color. For us, we discover the beauty of art and understand what a red light means. Colors are vital in our world. Explore the chemical aspect of this light and color. Cost: $27.50 for non-members and $25 for members.
Wednesday, June 19 10 a.m. - noon
Digging in the Dirt: Just like you, plants and flowers need a good start to grow up strong. Come and plant flowers, and help make that happen. Cost: $12 for non-members and $10 for members.
June 20 - 21 9 a.m. - noon
Mammals, Mammals, Mammals: Learn about the most familiar and dominant group of vertebrates on Earth today! Cost: $27.50 for non-members and $25 for members.
-page 2- June 27 9 a.m. - noon
Gold Around You: Gold is everywhere, including in the places and things you’d least expect. Lets discover it together! Cost: $12 for non-members and $10 for members.
July 11 - 12 9 a.m. - noon
The Dark Side: Who or what likes to live in the dark and in caves? Is light ever needed for their lives? Grow rock candy crystals. Cost: $27.50 for non-members and $25 for members. Material Fee: $5.
Wednesday, July 17 10 a.m. - noon
Common Sense of Science: Let’s get under animals' skins and behind their eyes to see the world the way they do. Cost: $12 for non-members and $10 for members.
July 18 - 19 9 a.m. - noon
Science Olympiad: You probably like water balloons. Let’s use them to have fun with physics! Cost: $27.50 for non-members and $25 for members.
July 25 - 26 9 a.m. - noon
Spidermania: Spiderlings and draglines, harvestmen, tarantulas, stinging arachnids. What are these creatures? Cost: $27.50 for non-members and $25 for members.
August 1 - 2 9 a.m. - noon
Jaws: Get to know the shark. Discover details by dissecting one. Cost: $27.50 for non-members and $25 for members. Material Fee: $5.
August 8 - 9 9 a.m. - noon
Weather to Play Outside or Not: The water cycle is the key factor in the Earth’s weather. Make clouds and raindrops. Find out what happens when two air masses meet. Cost: $27.50 for non-members and $25 for members.
Wednesday, August 14 10 a.m. - noon
Insect World: Learn how bugs live, eat, and communicate with each other. Cost: $12 for non-members and $10 for members.
August 15 - 16 9 a.m. - noon
Eat your Way Through Science: No need to explain. Come and eat and drink what you make. Learn the secrets of soda pop and candy. Cost: $27.50 for non-members and $25 for members. Material Fee: $5.
August 21 - 22 9 a.m. - noon
Magnetism: Push and pull with us as we experience the play of forces. Cost: $27.50 for non-members and $25 for members.
The Children’s Science Center is an outreach service of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
Call 394-6996 for more information.
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