After School Programs

After School Classes at the Great Lakes Research Center


Winter 2018 Classes now Open for Registration

January 22nd – Febuary 26th, 2018, 6 sessions ~ 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Hands-on explorations for Gr. 1-2, Gr. 3-5 and Gr. 6-8 students taught by Michigan Tech science & engineering students and staff


Gr. 1-2 Amazing Animals on Tuesdays

Join us on an animal adventure! Explore the world of animals from insects to mammals. Learn about their habitats and how they interact with each other and the environment.

Gr. 3-5 Blast Off!! All About Rockets on Mondays

 Come learn how rockets achieve lift and steer while designing and testing your very own rockets! Students will explore the physics of lift propulsion and design their own non combustible powered rockets each week.

Gr. 6-8 An Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Wednesdays 

Students will gain invaluable skills using computers to solve real world problems and make maps to visually represent data. This class will introduce students to how GIS is used and how to make a webmap for use on a webpage! This fast growing technology is used in career fields such as natural resource management, engineering and land use.

Cost:Gr. 1-5 $75/student. Gr.6-8 $90/student Click here to register!