Pacific Science Center: Exploration Series

Join the Pacific Science Team for an exploration series in March. Target audience is 3rd – 6th graders
* Night Sky Tonight: Learn what can be seen each night & how to find constellations.
* Rovers on Mars: Create a simple rover capable of surviving your own drop test.
* Piece of Mind: Discover how the brain functions and see a real human brain specimen!
* Radical Reactions: Observe the explosive ways chemicals unite & react in this high energy show!
* Ecosystem Investigators: Work together to create a virtual ecosystem model.

Each week participants should have paper to write & draw on, a pencil, pens, colored pencils and/or markers.

March 11 Materials: For the Rover activity have these materials if possible: tape, scissors, glue, pens, markers, and/or hole punch. Optional materials can include string or yarn, paper, fabric, cardboard tubes, plastic bags to help you create your rover.
March 25 Materials: For the Radical Reactions activity have these materials if possible: 2 paper coffee filters (bathroom tissue or a paper towel will work too), 2 pencils, 2 cups half filled with water, scissors, tape and a water-soluble marker (Black ink that will smear when it gets wet works best)

Presenters: Holly Duskin & Fatima Kamal
Dates: Thursdays, March 4, 11, 18, 25 & April 1     5 sessions
Time: 3:00 pm Pacific Time

Holly Duskin

Holly Duskin has 8 years of experience in informal science education sparking curiosity and inspiring stewardship in learners from ages 4 to 94. She holds a Bachelors degree in Cognitive Psychology and is pursuing a Masters in Conservation Biology Education. Holly has taught in outdoor science schools, summer adventure programs, youth conservation corps, after school programs before joining Pacific Science Center.

Fatima Kamal

Fatima Kamal joined the Pacific Science Center team in 2019 as a supervisor for science interpretation programming. Since then, she has been busy supporting many of the education programs offered by PacSci including onsite field trips, summer camps, and now virtual programming. Before joining the museum, she previously worked in literacy intervention and served as an English language instructor. She loves having the opportunity to combine her passion for storytelling with developing exciting STEM programs.

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