Science Time

SCIENCE PATROL
Saturdays, 10:30-11:30 am 
Ages 3-6 with an adult. Parents, here’s a fun way to experience science with your child. Please register for each class.

February 24 – Marble run:
We’ll learn about the law of motion while making a group maze with paper towel tubes and pool noodles.

MAKER CLUB
Mondays, March 5, 19, April 9, 23, May 7, 6:30-8:30 pm
All ages (age 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult). Led by Ryan Brock, create your own techbased project and learn about
microcontrollers, soldering, wiring, and programming. Participants do not need to attend every session but must come to the first session in order to choose a project. Most projects will take multiple sessions. Limited to 20. There will be a fee for some supplies after projects are chosen.

ROBOTICS WORKSHOP
Monday, March 12, 26, April 30, May 14, 6:30-8:30 pm
Grades 4-12. Have fun solving a monthly challenge with a LEGO Mindstorms robot. You must have attended the Basics class or a previous Robotics Workshop (a summer robotics clinic doesn’t qualify). Register for each class.

SCIENCE PATROL
Saturdays, 10:30-11:30 am
Ages 3-6 with an adult. Please register for each class.

March 24 – Walking on Eggs: Have you heard the expression “walking on eggshells?” Well, let’s find out if we can walk on eggs! Learn about shapes and physics.

April 28 – Simple Catapults: What will make a marshmallow fly the farthest? We’ll make an observation then predict force and distance.

May 26 – Oobleck: Wait, is it a solid or a liquid? Prepare to roll up your sleeves for a fun and gooey mess!

WIRED FOR SCIENCE
Tuesday, April 3, 5-6 pm
Grades 4-5.
We’ll build a giant geodesic dome out of newspaper triangles.

ASTRONOMY SOLAR DAY
Saturday, April 28, 1-4 pm
The Northwest Suburban Astronomers return with their telescopes to offer you a glimpse of the Sun and other deep sky objects. Telescopes will be set up in the front parking lot.