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Session 4:  This session kicks off with exploring the many ways in which we measure things every day, including time, temperature and weight.  They will balance mini teddy bears on a real scale, and they'll be introduced to length using a big "foot" that they can take home to keep measuring.  IN week two, we'll show your energetic preschooler all about...ENERGY!  Using springs, wind-up toys, and tube racers, they'll discover that energy can be stored and learn the basics about motion!  Week 3 will bring us face to face with our Animal Friends!  Children will listen to the sounds that animals make; feel some fur, scale, skin, and feather samples, and make animal footprints!  Week 4 will have us singing "Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes" as we learn all about our bodies!  Participants will learn about their hearts, blood, skin, and bones with hands-on activities to engage their minds.  IN week 5, we will shape the outlook of your little one as we combine shapes to make 2-D and 3-D structures using felt boards and magnatiles.  They'll build and take home their very own structure made of marshmallows, toothpicks, and a little creativity!  The last week will definitely not be dry as we turn on the Water Works and learn what floats, what sinks, and why!  Each child will go home with a shimmering water tube!

Session 5:  Themes include the Power of Air, Lasers and Light, Listen Closely, Space, Observation Station, and Weather.  Throughout the session, children will make Loop de Loop Flyers that soar through the air, experience the effects of black lights, see and feel the vibrations that generate sound, explore the wonders of our solar system, use magnifying glasses, mirror and microscopes, and take home their very own wind socks so they can check wind direction at home!

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  • Early Resident Savings –(ERS) Northampton Residents registering at least one week prior to the start date of the program will pay the Early Resident Savings Fee (ERS). The ERS fee is not listed below, but will appear during the checkout process. Mail in registrations must be postmarked at least one week prior to the start of the class in order to receive this savings.
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Mad Science Session 4 
3 - 6  N/A  Th  03/07/2019 - 04/11/2019
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Recreation Center - Party Room
$129.00 R, $147.00 NR
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Mad Science Session 5 
3 - 6  N/A  Th  05/02/2019 - 06/06/2019
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Recreation Center - Party Room
$129.00 R, $147.00 NR
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