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Use the orange menu to get the registration information. For more information, call 630 840-8259. Deadline for adventures is one week prior to the scheduled date, but registrations will continue until the adventure date if there is room. Be sure to bring a signed permission slip to each new class. Join our Science Adventures Facebook Group.
For summer classes, register students for classes with the grade level they have just completed. For example, a student completing grade 3 will not be eligible for a grades 4-6 class.

  
Chemistry at Your Fingertips
Audience:Students, Grades K - 2
Description: See colors and textures change before your very eyes! Begin the exciting exploration of chemical reactions. What can you make?
Fee:$25/person
Session 1:March 21, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Full
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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 11, 2015, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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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:April 25, 2015, 9:30 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 light can fool us sometimes. Can you become invisible like Harry Potter under his special invisible cloak?
Fee:$38/person
Session 1:April 18, 2015, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Full
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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:$27/person
Session 1:May 2, 2015, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Full
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