Science in the Summer

"Grow into science" this summer!

Science in the Summer is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline and organizations in the Washington Metro Area.  ElectricityThis fun science program helps elementary-school children "grow into science." Through classes held in community sites and taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about studying science with hands-on experiments.  Classes are small with 15 students each, so be sure to register early!

This summer, come learn about the world of physical science and electricity:

  • Learn how magnets work
  • Explore magnetic force fields and electricity through experiments
  • Create a compass, electromagnet, and build circuits with batteries and bulbs
  • Experience the power of static electricity

All children must be pre-registered to attend Science in the Summer classes and be able to commit to attending all four sessions on the following dates:

June 24-27
Level 1 (rising 2nd-3rd graders): 1-2 p.m.
Level 2 (rising 4th-6th graders): 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 20 and is on a first come, first served basis. To register, please see staff in the Mt. Pleasant Children's room.

Need more information?
Please call the library at 202-671-3125.

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