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Program fees are $20/person per program. Fee includes the classroom program, an opportunity for reflection/discussion with an Explora educator, and a certificate of completion to verify 1.5 competency hours.
You will receive a signed certificate of completion and 1.5 competency hours in any of the following competency areas. You may choose one, or split the time among multiple competencies:
Competency 1: Child Growth, Development & Learning
Competency 5: Learning Environment & Curriculum Implementation
Competency 7: Professionalism
Saturday, May 4, 2013, 1:00–2:30 pm
Go with the Flow
Have you stopped to marvel at the wonders of the air around you? Explore Bernoulli’s Principle as you levitate balls and make an egg jump from one container to another to find out how airplanes fly and birds soar. Use the power of air to paint and more as you experiment with the science of fluid dynamics and discover more about the air that is everywhere!
Saturday, September 21, 2013, 1:00-2:30 pm
Looking Up Close
Use microscopes and magnifiers to discover the fascinating world of organisms and elements among us. Explore the structures and functions of a variety of interesting features among a micro-world of bugs, plants and rocks.
Saturday, January 18, 2014, 1:00-2:30
Playing Around with Polymers
Polymers are all around us from balloons to diapers. Find out what a polymer is. Do the properties of polymers change when they're made of different substances? Investigate the properties of this special material by making a number of different polymers and comparing their bounciness, stretchiness and more.
Use microscopes and loupes to examine a variety of rocks. Discover the main types of rocks, model the rock cycle, and perform a series of tests to unearth a mystery mineral. Create your own rock prints and examine crystals.