Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Saturday Science Offered for Elementary Schoolers

Please sign up your children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, or young friends for Saturday Science Sept. 24, Oct. 1 and Oct. 22.

UWG employees can take $5 off the price of each one and pay just $20.

Support this university outreach program and share this information with friends and neighbors. These courses will be taught by Shadra Tomei, who has earned her graduate and undergraduate degrees at UWG, and currently teaches 4th grade in Douglas County.

Sept. 24 10am-12:30pm
Fossil Dig – Come to the West Georgia campus and dig like a paleontologist in our fossil pit. Discover what originally came from a mine in Georgia and take it back to the science lab for closer examination. Take home a shark tooth fossil of your own to keep.
Grades 3-5 $25

Oct. 1 10am-12:30pm
Space Place – Where will astronauts go in the future? Explore the planets in our solar system and the science behind what keeps them in motion. Fun activities including stomp rockets and a human solar system model will make this a memorable morning.
Grades 2-5 $25

Oct. 22 10am-12:30pm
Shocking Science – Have a hair raising experience with a generator, build a circuit and make your own flashlight to take home. Find out the science behind what lights up your home, and impress your parents with your knowledge of electric circuits and static electricity.
Grades 3-5 $25

Saturday Science is held in Science Lab room 119 in the Education Center on UWG's Carrollton campus.
Register soon! Contact to get more information.

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