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Flutter Like a Butterfly
Audience:Students, Grades K - 2
Description: In Mariana Becomes a Butterfly, Mariana wonders why her plants don't have many berries. What happened and can she do anything about it? Through role-play and hands-on activities, learn how bees and insects help plants produce the food we need. Without bees and butterflies helping to pollinate plants, our natural world would be dull indeed!
Fee:$35/per person
Session 1:April 15, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Primary Physical Science
Audience:Students, Grades 1 - 2
Description: For students completing grades 1-2. Create your own volcano. Construct test equipment to measure peanut butter adhesion. Generate an electric current with the help of a lemon using two different metals.
Fee:$26/person
Session 1:April 29, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Kid Inventors
Audience:Students, Grades 1 - 4
Description: Have you ever used something and thought you could make it better? Do you have ideas for something that doesn't exist yet? Use your ideas to invent new gizmos and gadgets. Make, adapt and test rocket launchers, bridges, a new sport or your own idea. Now what? If one of your inventions is new, unusual and not obvious, you may just get a patent for your invention.
Fee:$36/per person
Session 1:March 11, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Full
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The Bugs are Back!
Audience:Students, Grades 2 - 4
Description: Come join us as we welcome back the insects. Where were they over the winter? Why are we so pleased to have them back? Come explore these questions and others as we spend time in the field and in the lab learning about our friends.
Fee:$32/person
Session 1:May 13, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Fireflies, Sea Monsters and Glow Sticks
Audience:Students, Grades 3 - 5
Description: Light is important to life, but what is light and how is it different than other things around us? What makes fireflies and underwater creatures glow even in the dark? Learn about light and why it can fool us sometimes. Can you become invisible like Harry Potter under his special invisible cloak?
Fee:$38/person
Session 1:April 8, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Wild and Wonderful Weather
Audience:Students, Grades 3 - 5
Description: Play with wind, create a tornado, watch dew magically appear and make it rain! Student scientists experiment with concepts of weather during this fun filled morning.
Fee:$35/person
Session 1:May 6, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Flight and Fashion
Audience:Students, Grades 4 - 8
Description: Are you a designer? You will design, build and fly a long flying airplane. Then you will design a spectacular fashion item that has the elements of flight. How are the two designs related? Think of lift, drag, thrust and gravity. Join us for a flying contest and design show.
Fee:$32/per person
Session 1:April 22, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Junior Prairie Rangers - Prairie Pin Session 2
Audience:Students, Grades 4 - 6
Description: Learn about Fermilab's animal population. What roles do they play in their different habitats? Explore animal sites.

Learn how you can become a certified Junior Prairie Ranger and have fun as a steward of the land! The $15 registration fee is for all 5 sessions. Sessions meet: January 21, March 18, May 20, June 10 and August 19 More information
Fee:$15/person (covers any or all pin sessions)
Session 1:March 18, 2017, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Junior Prairie Rangers - Prairie Pin Session 3
Audience:Students, Grades 4 - 6
Description: Explore the geology of Fermilab. Examine rocks, look for fossils and make your own collection.

Learn how you can become a certified Junior Prairie Ranger and have fun as a steward of the land! The $15 registration fee is for all 5 sessions. Sessions meet: January 21, March 18, May 20, June 10 and August 19. More information
Fee:$15/person (covers any or all pin sessions)
Session 1:May 20, 2017, 9:30 AM -12:30 PM
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Lego Engineering
Audience:Students, Grades 6 - 8
Description: For students completing Grades 6 - 8. As your Lego building skills expand, are you curious about why things work as they do? You can always learn something new or try a new challenge. Use Lego to continue to explore engineering concepts from basic to more complex. Construct a motorized vehicle or explore bridge design. Use PICO software to program your projects to move on their own.
Fee:$35/person
Session 1:April 1, 2017, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Full
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