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GRADES K-12

Come to the Science Center for some hands-on S.T.E.M. education combining critical thinking and problem-solving skills with key science and math concepts. S.T.E.M. sessions are 90 minutes in length and will be offered throughout the school year, and are divided into sessions for grades K-2, 3-5 and Middle and High School. Each session will include a topic related exhibit challenge to encourage families to learn together.

Cost: $8.00 per Member Student; $12.00 per Non-Member Student; free for one accompanying adult; $5.00 for each additional adult


Advanced registration is required and can be booked below or by calling 502-561-6100

 

GRADES K-5

FEBRUARY 6, 2017
ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

Understand the real-world applications of electromagnetism by getting hands-on experience and investigate the effects of magnetic forces on various objects.

FEBRUARY 20, 2017
LIGHT AND SOUND

Explore the differences between light and sound and how they travel. Learn new ways to communicate using all of the senses.

MARCH 6, 2017
ORGANISMS AND ECOSYSTEMS

Focusing on how different animals and habitats adapt and survive. Students discover how plants and animals contribute to different ecosystems.

MARCH 20, 2017
WHOSE DNA

Step into a forensics lab to analyze DNA from a hypothetical crime scene. Learn micro-pipetting skills to run DNA samples using gel electrophoresis to find out which suspect committed the crime.

APRIL 17, 2017
COMPUTER PROGRAMING

How do computerized machines work with information on a daily basis? Learn about the way we communicate with computers and how computers interact with the world.

MAY 8, 2017
MICRO AND NANO SCALE

Look at the world in a different scale. See how the science and technology of the very, very small are creating new materials and providing incredible results.

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

FEBRUARY 9, 2017

ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Understand the real-world applications of electromagnetism by getting hands-on experience and investigate the effects of magnetic forces on various objects.

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FEBRUARY 23, 2017

LIGHT AND SOUND

10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Explore the differences between light and sound and how they travel. Learn new ways to communicate using all of the senses.

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MARCH 9, 2017

ORGANISMS AND ECOSYSTEMS

10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Focusing on how different animals and habitats adapt and survive. Students discover how plants and animals contribute to different ecosystems.

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MARCH 23, 2017

WHOSE DNA

10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Step into a forensics lab to analyze DNA from a hypothetical crime scene. Learn micro-pipetting skills to run DNA samples using gel electrophoresis to find out which suspect committed the crime.

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APRIL 20, 2017

COMPUTER PROGRAMING

10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

How do computerized machines work with information on a daily basis? Learn about the way we communicate with computers and how computers interact with the world.

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MAY 11, 2017

MICRO AND NANO SCALE

10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Look at the world in a different scale. See how the science and technology of the very, very small are creating new materials and providing incredible results.

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