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Fermilab's Batavia site is currently closed to the general public.

 
  As a precautionary measure related to COVID-19, the entire Fermilab site in Batavia is closed to the general public. This includes all tours, events, activities, classes, buildings, as well as access to the walking/bicycling paths. All public events and tours are cancelled or postponed through the end of April. Updates will be posted on this page. We appreciate your understanding.

Additional information on Fermilab's precautions regarding COVID-19 is located at: www.fnal.gov/covid19

 
     

Science Adventures: Find Classes for Children and Families


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Use the orange menu to get the registration information. For more information, call 630 840-8259. Deadline for adventures is one week prior to the scheduled date, but registrations will continue until the adventure date if there is room. Be sure to bring a signed permission slip to each new class. Join our Science Adventures Facebook Group.
For summer classes, register students for classes with the grade level they have just completed. For example, a student completing grade 3 will not be eligible for a grades 4-6 class.

  
Fireflies, Sea Monsters and Glow Sticks
Audience: Students, Grades 3 - 5
Description: Light is important to life, but what is light and how is it different than other things around us? What makes fireflies and underwater creatures glow even in the dark? Learn about light and why it can fool us sometimes. Can you become invisible like Harry Potter under his special invisible cloak?
Fee:$38/person
Session 1:May 9, 2020, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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CANCELED Wild and Wonderful Weather
Audience: Students, Grades 3 - 5
Description: Play with wind, create a tornado, watch dew magically appear and make it rain! Student scientists experiment with concepts of weather during this fun filled morning.
Fee:$35/person
Session 1:April 18, 2020, 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
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