Electricity and magnetism is the topic of Oct. 3 Discovery Days at the Sitka Sound Science Center

Electricity and MagnetismElectricity and magnetism is the topic for the Discovery Days program from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sitka Sound Science Center.

The free Discovery Days education program is for annual pass holders and takes place on various Saturdays (usually alternate Saturdays). This is a family event and open to learners of all ages.

Sprouts_flyerfinal_2015The Discovery Days program launched in November 2013 and previous programs have been about kitchen chemistry, electricity, fossils, birds, ice, animal tracks, plants, herring, plankton, amphibians, everyday scientists, and hearts, plus there was an overnight aquarium sleepover for kids and parents. The group also has hosted a booth at the annual Family Science Day at Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School.

In addition, don’t forget the Sitka Sound Science Center also runs a program called, “Sitka Sprouts: Planting the Seeds of Science in the Next Generation,” for kids ages 3-5. Sitka Sprouts takes place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Sitka Sound Science Center. The program features stories, activities and crafts, and the kids are encouraged to dress for the weather.

For more information, contact the Sitka Sound Science Center at 747-8878.

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