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December 30, 2009 > Science for kids

Science for kids

By Meenu Gupta

Young inquisitive minds can have a myriad of questions about their environment. Science classes at Math Science Nucleus (MSN), a non-profit organization seek to answer these queries. Beginning in January, MSN will hold a Saturday Science Academy and After School Science Classes for K-3rd Graders and 3rd to 6th Graders. "We will also have a Spring Break Camp coming up in April," said Education Coordinator, Math Science Nucleus, Laurey Hemenway. "Registration is going now for all of these classes."

Exploring concepts through exciting, educational and hands-on projects, Saturday Science Academy students will experience their environment in a stimulating manner . All classes will be held either at the Math Science Nucleus or Tule Ponds. Each child will be provided with a snack and all materials for "make and take" projects.

Registration fee for members is $30 per session and $35 for non-members. Classes begin Saturday, January 9 and cover a variety of subjects including weather, organisms of wetlands and lessons on gravity, optics, magnetism to name a few. Students will have access to a planetarium as they explore the universe and learn about water pollution while touring Tule Ponds.

For more information contact the Math/Science Nucleus at (510) 790-6284 or write to For registration form and details on all the classes their timings and venue, visit and click "Local Events."

Saturday lecture series
Starting Saturday, January 9
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Math Science Nucleus
4074 Eggers Dr., Fremont

Tule Ponds at Tyson Lagoon
1999 Walnut Ave., Fremont

(510) 790-6284

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