Science programs for school-age children will be provided by Imagine Children’s Museum at 19 Sno-Isle Libraries community libraries in December and January.
Schools may take a winter break, but science marches on at Sno-Isle Libraries.
There will be seven subject areas, including: Creature Features, a look at wild mammals of the Pacific Northwest; Fossilology, examining fossils and how to learn their origins; I Can’t Believe My Eyes, the science behind optical illusions; Rockin’ Rollercoasters, engineer your own roller-coaster model and learn about kinetic energy; Solids, Liquids and Chemical Creations, all about the properties of matter and experimenting with non-Newtonian substances; Topsy Turvy, the physics behind and the use of tops; Tree Treasures, exploring the anatomy and environmental significance of trees.The Imagine Children’s Museum is providing programs for school-age children at 19 community libraries from Dec. 19-30 and at Darrington Library on Jan. 11.
Space may be limited and registration is suggested at sno-isle.org/events.
Imagine Children’s Museum is a community-based organization that promotes learning and growing through play for children ages 1-12.
Sno-Isle Libraries values literacy and learning and hosts classes and programs such those provided by Imagine Children’s Museum as part its strategic focus to build literate communities and coordinate programs addressing community needs and interests.
The Imagine Children’s Museum science programs include:
Investigate Pacific Northwest wild mammals and their habitats. Discover the unique features that help animals thrive in their environment.
- Marysville Library – Thursday, Dec. 29, 11 a.m.-noon
Examine how fossils form, decipher different types of fossils, and use clues to investigate their origins.
- Arlington Library – Monday, Dec. 19, 10-11 a.m.
- Oak Harbor – Wednesday, Dec. 21, 10-11 a.m.
I Can’t Believe My Eyes
Learn the science behind optical illusions and experience the tricks our brains can play on us.
- Camano Island Library – Monday Dec. 19, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
- Lynnwood Library – Thursday Dec. 22, 10-11 a.m.
Learn about potential and kinetic energy as you engineer a rollercoaster model!
- Mukilteo Library – Thursday, Dec. 22, 2-3 p.m.
- Coupeville – Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2-3pm
- Snohomish Library – Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2-3 p.m.
- Stanwood Library – Thursday, 29, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
- Edmonds Library – Friday, Dec. 30, 2-3 p.m.
- Darrington Library – Wednesday, Jan. 11, 1-2 p.m.
Solids, Liquids and Chemical Creations
Investigate the properties of matter and experiment with non-Newtonian substances.
- Granite Falls Library – Monday, Dec. 19, 2-3 p.m.
- Lake Stevens Library – Wednesday, Dec. 28, 10-11 a.m.
- Brier Library – Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2-3 p.m.
Learn the cultural, historical and scientific significance of tops, and use them to test balance, motion, gravity and energy.
- Mountlake Terrace Library – Wednesday Dec. 21, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
- Langley Library – Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2-3 p.m.
- Sultan Library – Wednesday, Dec. 28, 10-11 a.m.
Explore the cultural and environmental significance of trees and their many surprising by-products, investigate the anatomy of a tree, and create your own treasure.
- Monroe Library – Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2-3 p.m.
- Freeland Library – Thursday, Dec. 29, 2-3 p.m.
About Sno-Isle Libraries
Sno-Isle Libraries serves 728,745 residents in Snohomish and Island counties through 21 community libraries, online services and Library on Wheels.
For more information
- Dawn Rutherford, Sno-Isle Libraries Teen Services Coordinator, 360-651-7069, [email protected]
- Jim Hills, Sno-Isle Libraries Public Information Manager, 360-651-7050, [email protected]
This release is posted online at http://www.sno-isle.org/news-releases/?nid=319