Second Saturdays, February – April
10:30am – 11:30am
Sequim Branch Library
The Second Saturday Science series—for ages 7 to 12—creates fun, hands-on opportunities for children to explore concepts related to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Each session is free to attend, but with class sizes limited, registration is required. All materials will be provided.
Saturday, February 9
Science Educator Heidi Larsen will introduce children to the science of music while students make music from marble runs, stomp pedals, PVC pipe instruments, and more. Twirl drums will be created to continue the fun at home!
Saturday, March 9
Marshmallow Astronauts: Air Pressure in Space
Registration begins February 1
Presenter Christine Spaulding will introduce children to the scientific concept of air pressure in space. Participants will design and test the safety of a space suit for a marshmallow astronaut, observing what happens when put in a vacuum chamber.
Saturday, April 13
The Bone Zone
Registration begins March 1
Presenters from the Pacific Science Center will work with children to assemble a mini skeleton and explore the location and function of bones and joints. Using what they learn from this activity, participants will look at X-rays and make a diagnosis.