Wild About Wildlife and Wild About Winter Grades 1 – 3

Two six-week sessions of After School Classes for students in grades one to three will be held at Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center.

4 to 5:30 p.m., Mondays–Wild About Wildlife (Grades 1 to 3)–Jan. 27 to March 3.
4 to 5:30 p.m., Thursdays–Wild About Winter (Grades1 to 3)–Jan. 30 to March 6.

Open to 20 students per session. Register ASAP, accepted on first come basis. Cost: $75 per session or $150 for both sessions

Mondays: Wild About Wildlife
Hands-on lessons on wildlife habitat, bird adaptations, track and scat identification, owl pellets, food webs, and a closer look at insects—oh, my!
Instructor: Gwen Jacobsen, Forestry MS Student, Peace Corps International.

Thursdays: Wild About Winter
Design a package to keep an ice cube frozen indoors, inspect snowflake crystals, dig a snow pit, build a tiny quinzee, design a snowshoe, and more!
Instructors: Betsy Tahtinen, Forestry MS Graduate, and Erica Thompson, Western UP Center staff.

Transportation: Houghton school bus will transport students to GLRC by 4 p.m. (Optional)
Register online: Registration Form. Pay via credit card by calling cashier: 487-2247 (your child is not registered until payment is received). Please call the center at 487-3341 for any questions you may have.

From Tech Today.

Joan Chadde is the K-12 Education & Outreach Program Coordinator
Center for Science and Environmental Outreach