July 1st – Ride the Waves: See the WLUC TV video news story
See the Ride the Waves Photo Gallery
The program is scheduled for 6-9 pm, Tuesday, July 1, and will begin at the Library. Participants will ride the Agassiz to the Great Lakes Research Center where they’ll visit a laboratory to use microscopes to peer at the water and dissect a fish stomach to find out what they eat! At the completion of the lab, students & adults will travel by MTU van back to the library where there will be more to do!
Station 1: Library Book activity (all ages) – Library staff Community Room of Library
Station 2: Remotely-Operated Vehicle (all ages) – Dollar Bay High School SOAR Outside on dock
Station 3: Scientific Excursion on Agassiz (7 & up; 14 youth & adults) Board at dock by Library
Agassiz departure times (arrive 15 min. early): 6:00, 6:45, 7:30, 8:15 pm
OR Boat-Making at library (all ages) – Library staff Swimming pool on lawn outside
Station 4: Visit to MTU Great Lakes Research Center Lab to view plankton w/ microscope; dissect fish stomachs; sediment/Diporeia) Agassiz will drop off youth & adults at the Lab. Lab participants will return to library via MTU van (12-passenger van + 7-passenger mini-van).
OR Make A Great Lakes Mural along library windows – Library staff
Reserve a space on the Agassiz by calling the Portage District Library at 482-4570, or sign up at library checkout desk. First come, first served.
For more information, contact: Joan Chadde at 487-3341 at the Great Lakes Research Center or Chris Alquist at 482-4570 at the Portage Lake District Library.
This program is funded by General Motors and the Portage District Library.