SCIENCE SATURDAYS WITH LEARNING OPTIONS
Now in TWO locations! 
MARION COUNTY WORKSHOPS
HARRISON COUNTY WORKSHOPS

ABOUT SCI/SAT

NOW IN ITS EIGHTH YEAR, SCIENCE SATURDAYS ARE INTERACTIVE,

HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS DESIGNED TO SPARK STUDENTS' INTERESTS 

IN VARIOUS STEM FIELDS. 

 

WORKSHOPS GEARED FOR AGES 8 - 14

 

SECOND & FOURTH SATURDAYS OF THE MONTH*/ FEBRUARY - JUNE 2019,  9 AM - 12 NOON

 

WORKSHOPS ARE $25 EACH OR $100 FOR FIVE* 

 

WORKSHOPS HELD AT LEARNING OPTIONS, INC. IN FAIRMONT, WV AND HARRISON COUNTY SCHOOLS STEAM ANNEX IN CLARKSBURG, WV

 

*MAY WORKSHOP FOR HARRISON COUNTY IS THIRD SATURDAY DUE TO HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

*MUST PURCHASE 5 CLASSES AT ONCE TO RECEIVE DISCOUNT - MAY MIX AND MATCH BETWEEN LOCATIONS.

 

 

ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST PRE-REGISTER USING THE ABOVE LINK.

REGISTRATION IS CONSIDERED COMPLETE WHEN TUITION IS PAID IN FULL, INVOICES ARE SENT AFTER REGISTRATION IS RECEIVED

ALL CLASSES CONDITIONAL UPON SUFFICIENT ENROLLMENT

CLASS SIZES ARE LIMITED

PARTICIPANTS MAY BE DROPPED OFF FOR THE DURATION OF THE CLASS BUT MUST

BE PICKED UP PROMPTLY AT 12 NOON ON WORKSHOP DAYS,

UNLESS ENROLLED IN THE 1PM ARTS LIFE WORKSHOP*

 

 Science Saturdays Workshops 2018

 

February 10 – A MATTER OF PATTERN *Marion County

Instructor: Beth Thompson, BS Chemistry

Explore, design, and build your own colorful pattern projects. Then determine how to describe your patterns for others to accurately recreate them. 

 

February 24 – A MATTER OF PATTERN *Harrison County

*see above description

 

March 10 – HOW TO CATCH A THIEF *Marion County

Instructor: Connor Sweeney, Pillar Consulting 

You have been given the task of protecting a valued treasure.  Set up motion sensors hooked to a Raspberry Pi, and see if your design and programming skills can capture an intruder. 

 

March 24 – OZOBOT ADVENTURES *Harrison County

Instructor: Martina Bachlechner, Ph.D. Technical Physics

Can you help Ozobot find its way home through the forest and across the ravine?  Learn Ozobot’s colorful language so you can guide this cute little robot and help it use special talents along the way.

 

April 14  - WHAT HAPPENS IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM-AND HOW TO AVOID IT *Marion County 

Instructor: Patricia LeBlanc, RN 

Join an RN with 40 years of nursing experience, mostly in critical care, for a hands-on session on how to make the initial assessment of patients when they are brought into a rural emergency room.  Learn about common accidents, illnesses, and triage measures as you take turns role-playing the healthcare provider and the patient.

 

April 28  - WHAT HAPPENS IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM-AND HOW TO AVOID IT *Harrison County 

*see above description

 

May 12 -  CLINICAL CHEMISTRY CHALLENGE:  What is wrong with the patient?  *Marion County     

Instructor: Stephanie Jordan, BS, MLS (ASCP)CM

Our bodies are amazing, but how do we find out what is wrong when a person is sick?  Learn how clinical chemists analyze color changes in samples to detect disease.  Can you mix, measure, observe and graph carefully enough to help diagnose the patient?

 

May 19 -  CLINICAL CHEMISTRY CHALLENGE:  What is wrong with the patient?  *Harrison County

Instructor: Stephanie Jordan, BS, MLS (ASCP)CM

*see above description

 

June 9  - INCREDIBLE FLEXIBLE FOAMS *Marion County 

Instructor:  Lorenzo Garcia & Gabi Hamner, Stockmeier Urethanes

Learn how polymer scientists design materials for special purposes, like firefighter helmets and memory foam mattresses.  You will make a solid foam and do some testing on real polyurethane samples.

 

June 23  - INCREDIBLE FLEXIBLE FOAMS *Harrison County 

Instructor:  Lorenzo Garcia & Gabi Hamner, Stockmeier Urethanes

*see above description

 

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