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Written by Jenna Smith
Friday, 05 October 2012 09:23
Calling all Junior Scientists! New this year, our Putnam Explorers Jr. program will take your young scientist on an adventure in science through stories, songs and exciting hands-on activities that are sure to spark curiosity and imagination. Each month we'll dabble in a different dimension to bring science to life with engaging experiments, fun activities, games and fun surprises!
Putnam Explorers Jr. is a once-a-month science club for kids Pre-K through 1st Grade (must be age 4 by September 30, 2012). We'll meet one Saturday each month from 9 – 10:30 a.m., October through April.
Purchase the fall season package of three classes for $22 ($15/Putnam Members) or the spring season package of four classes for $28 ($20/Putnam Members). Individual class sessions may be purchased for $8 ($6/Putnam Members). For more information or to register, call 563-324-1054 ext. 266.
October 6: Weather Workx Jr.
It’s not your typical forecast! Get ready to twist, rumble and get wet as learn all about how weather workx in our world.
November 3: Animation Exploration Jr.
Cartoons are cool! Learn how artists make our favorite animated shows and movies come alive with their talents in both science and art – and of course make your own piece too!
December 1: The Element of FUN Jr.
We’re wearing lab coats and safety glasses because this good time is not magic-It’s science! Potions that change color, gel that flows UP… anything can happen in this laboratory of FUN!
January 5: Build it Bash! Jr.
We hope you join this engineering party! Building is great – but this party is also about the BASH. Learn how the things we build can be strong – or not – with lots of hands on fun!
February 2: Blast Off! Jr.
Come to our out-of-this-world workshop today and explore space. We’ll rocket through the morning with exciting activities about planets, our universe and of course, rockets!
March 2: The Universe Within! Jr.
Your body is an amazing machine! Discover what we look like on the inside and how doctors and others help keep us healthy.
April 6: Eggstravaganza Jr.
Join us for tons of fun with this symbol of new life and spring. Egg anatomy, eggs-periments, and eggy creations. It'll be an eggs-ellent adventure!