Science Saturdays for ages 9-12

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Repeats every month on February, March, April, May on the fourth Saturday until Sat May 26 2018 .
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
The fourth Saturday of every month, the Brandon Public Library is thrilled to offer SCIENCE SATURDAYS: hands-on science programming for children ages 5 - 12. Facilitated by Brandon University's Let's Talk Science team, Science Saturdays are entirely free, entirely hands-on, and entirely fun.
 
Ages 9-12 will meet from 11:30 - 12:30 in the Library Program Room. Registration is required.
 
For more information or to register, please visit the Children's Services Desk, or phone 204-727-6648.
 
 
 
January 27 - Chemistry: 
 
What are particles? Chemicals? Compounds? Learn this and more. Assemble molecules, and explode plastic bags!
 
 
 
February 24 - DNA:
 
Use marshmallows to model DNA, the building blocks of life. Learn how DNA programs us to look the way we do.
 
 
March 24 - Physics:
 
How do unseen forces like gravity work? Explore the mysteries of physics with super powerful magnets.
 
 
April 28 - Astronomy:
 
Planets, stars, asteroids...Follow a scavenger hunt around the library to learn about the scale of the solar system.
 
 
May 26 - Geology:
 
Rocks, minerals, metals...what is the Earth made of, and how did it get this way? Volcanoes, earthquakes, and fossils are only part of the story.
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