Summer Science Camps

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Thursday, August 31, 2017 9:00am to 4:00pm

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Summer Elementary School Science Camp 2017

Students Entering Grades 1-6

Register Online: 2017 Summer Camp Registration

Registration DEADLINEJune 5, 2017

Late Summer Camp: Tues ‐ Wed ‐ Thurs, August 29 ‐ 31, 9 am to 4 pm

FULL! New Registrants will be put on Waiting List

Topic: Science & Engineering for Sustainability - students will explore environmentally sustainable approaches to energy, water, waste, and healthy ecosystems. They will make solar cookers, garbage pizzas, home-made paper, wind turbines, and more; as well as identify invasive species versus native species, measure healthy aquatic ecosystems, and assess forest biodiversity!

Grades 1‐6: Science & Engineering for Sustainability at Nara Nature Center!

Cost: $105 per student for each session. 
Pay by credit card: MTU Cashier @ 487‐2247 ~ Space not reserved until payment received.

Instructors: Brian Doughty and Erika Vye, staff, MTU Center for Science & Environmental Outreach
Students bring their own lunch and snacks.
Questions? Call 487‐3341

3 Days (Tues.‐Wed.‐Thurs), June 13‐15, 9 am to 4 pm

Grades 1-2: Be A Scientist!
Students collect weather data, sample insects, collect frogs, investigate what lives in a tree, birdwatch and look at survival of ground-nesters. Meet at Nara Nature Center along US-41.

Grades 3-5: iPads, Microscopes and Movies
Investigate pond, stream & lake organisms, and other fascinating outdoor treasures, and use the Ipad to make your own movies! Meet at MTU-GLRC.

3 Days (Tues.‐Wed.‐Thurs), June 20‐22, 9 am to 4 pm

Grades 1-2: Making, Tinkering and Inventing
Design baby bear’s chair, a pet carrier, a house for the three little pigs, a bird nest, and much more. Meet at MTU Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC).

Grades 3-5: Nature at Nara
Explore the outdoors as you investigate streams, wetlands, woods and the crittters and plants that live there. Meet at Nara Nature Center along US-41.

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