Michigan Tech’s Western UP Center for Science, Math and Environmental Education is inviting children in grades 1-7 to spend six Monday afternoons after school learning about science and engineering.
Classes for grades 1-3 begin Monday, Oct. 14 and run through Monday, Nov. 18. Children will design and build wind turbines and engineer animal sounds. The instructor is Betsy Tahtinen, who has a master of science in applied ecology and forest management.
Students in grades 4-7 will meet Nov. 11 through Dec. 16. They will learn 3D printing, video game design and robotics.
Classes will meet from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC) on campus. Houghton school buses will drop off participants at the GLRC.
Each six-week session costs $75 per student. Advance registration is required. Register online:
Oct 14 – Nov 18 After School Class for Gr. 1-3 at MTU’s NEW Great Lakes Research Center! Go to the online registration link
To pay by credit card, call the Michigan Tech cashier at 7-2247. For more information on the classes, contact the WUP Center at 7-3341.