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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.

Wondering Why?
Audience: Students, Grades 1 - 3
Description: For students completing grades 1-3. Can you put your hand into water without it getting wet? What is quicksand and why does it behave as it does? These are just a few of the fun, funky and creative experiments you'll investigate during "Wondering Why?"
Fee:$100/per person
Session 1:August 5-8, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Full
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Making Waves with Medical Imaging
Audience: Students, Grades 4 - 6
Description: For students completing Grades 4-6. How can waves tell doctors what they need to know about things they can’t see inside our bodies? You’ll explore advanced technologies such as MRI, PET and X-Ray imaging. Do hands-on activities to help you learn how waves are used in these technologies so doctors can get pictures of the inside our bodies. Learn about careers in this field. Students over 10 will visit the Fermilab Neutron Therapy Facility. Bring your lunch.
Fee:$60/per person
Session 1:July 20, 2019, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Problem Solving through Coding - Summer Edition
Audience: Students, Grades 6 - 8
Description: For students completing grades 6-8. More time for technology! Using Legos, Sphero, Ozobots and more you’ll solve problems using cool tech tools and dabble with various methods of coding. Bring a lunch.
Fee:$58/per person
Session 1:August 10, 2019, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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