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Calling all Junior Scientists – Putnam Explorers Jr.!

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

New this year, our Putnam Explorers Jr. program will take your young scientist on an adventure in science through stories, songs and exciting hands-on activities that are sure to spark curiosity and imagination. Each month we'll dabble in a different dimension to bring science to life with engaging experiments, fun activities, games and fun surprises!

Putnam Explorers Jr. is a once-a-month science club for kids Pre-K through 1st Grade (must be age 4 by September 30, 2012). We'll meet one Saturday each month from 9 – 10:30 a.m., October through April. Purchase the fall season package of three classes for $22 ($15/Putnam Members) or the spring season package of four classes for $28 ($20/Putnam Members). Individual class sessions may be purchased for $8 ($6/Putnam Members).

FALL SEASON

October 6: Weather Workx Jr.

It's not your typical forecast! Get ready to twist, rumble and get wet as learn all about how weather workx in our world.

November 3: Animation Exploration Jr.

Cartoons are cool! Learn how artists make our favorite animated shows and movies come alive with their talents in both science and art – and of course make your own piece too!

December 1: The Element of FUN Jr.

We're wearing lab coats and safety glasses because this good time is not magic-It's science! Potions that change color, gel that flows UP… anything can happen in this laboratory of FUN!

SPRING SEASON

January 5: Build it Bash! Jr.

We hope you join this engineering party! Building is great – but this party is also about the BASH. Learn how the things we build can be strong – or not – with lots of hands on fun!

February 2: Blast Off! Jr.

Come to our out-of-this-world workshop today and explore space. We'll rocket through the morning with exciting activities about planets, our universe and of course, rockets!

March 2: The Universe Within! Jr.

Your body is an amazing machine! Discover what we look like on the inside and how doctors and others help keep us healthy.

April 6: Eggstravaganza Jr.

Join us for tons of fun with this symbol of new life and spring. Egg anatomy, eggs-periments, and eggy creations. It'll be an eggs-ellent adventure!

For more information or to register, call 563-324-1054 ext. 266.