WE ENGAGE COMMUNITIES ON A LEARNING JOURNEY IN HISTORY AND SCIENCE

Mask policy: as of March 1, 2022, masks are respected but not expected or required.

1st-3rd Grade Science Workshops

STEM exploration through fun, skill-building activities


Member Discount: $1 off all workshops

Safety Highlights
Hygiene: Program spaces and furniture will be sanitized before each program. Supplies (scissors, glue sticks, etc.) will be sanitized before use and will not be shared.
Masks: Masks are respected but not expected or required, effective March 1, 2022.

Emergency Contact Form
We will hold all forms electronically to minimize contact touch with educators.
● The Emergency Contact Form can be printed off at home, signed, scanned, and emailed in.
● If you do not have access to a computer or printer, you can request to have a form mailed to your home. Please request printed forms by email at education@sloanlongway.org. You can also request forms by phone at 810‐237‐3409.
● If you mail in or drop off your signed form to Longway Planetarium, we will scan forms into our system.

If you have any questions, please call 810-237-3409.

Past Workshops

Garden Investigation

1st-3rd Grades

Date: May 21, 2022
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8.00
Explore the Longway Planetarium Garden. Discover what plants are growing, what insects are visiting, and learn about the life cycle of living things

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Maker Lab: Busy Builder

1st-3rd Grades

Date: May 14, 2022
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8.00
We supply, you design. Let your imagination run wild as you tinker, build, and decorate your own creations using a variety of open-ended materials.

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The Great Space Exploration

1st-3rd Grades

Date: April 30, 2022
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8.00
Look up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no it’s a spaceship. Lean about the moon, mars, and other objects astronauts have explored in space.

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Mathematic Gamemasters

1st-3rd Grades

Date: April 9, 2022
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8.00
Discover fun ways to add, subtract, and multiply your way through learning. Knock down numbers as you play and graph a bowling game, develop your own numbers-based activity, and more. You’re the gamemaster...What will you create?

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Spectacular Spring Camp

1st-3rd Grades

Date: March 28 – 30, 2022
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $65.00
Explore all things STEM in this 3-day Spring Break Camp. Learn about life cycles, navigate engineering-based challenges, and much more!

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Gummy Bear Challenge

1st-3rd Grades

Date: March 26, 2022
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8.00
A group of Gummy Bears have been hiding out in the Longway Planetarium. Can you help them escape and survive a series of engineering challenges and make it out of the building?

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Rewrite a Classic

1st-3rd Grades

Date: March 12, 2022
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8.00
Uh-Oh! Characters from a storybook classic need your help. Use your engineering skills to plan, design, and build structures to help them along their journey. How will you rewrite the ending to their story?

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Chemistry Surprise!

1st-3rd Grades

Date: February 19, 2022
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8.00
Let’s grab goggles and explore some surprising chemistry. Will the substances fizz, bubble, or change color? Join us to find out. You may want to dress down for this one – It’ll get a little messy!

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Look Out Below

1st-3rd Grades

Date: September 11th
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
What goes up, must come down! But what if we could slow down the descent to the ground? Learn about motion and gravity as you engage in a variety of hands-on activities.

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Maker Lab: Puppets

1st-3rd Grades

Date: September 25th
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $10
We supply, and you design, create, and decorate your own puppet pal. Then use your story-telling imagination to put on a puppet play.

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Simply Electrifying

1st-3rd Grades

Date: October 2nd
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
What is electricity? How do we use it in our everyday lives? What did people do before it was invented? Discover the answers to these questions as you explore and build your own electric circuits.

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Maker Lab: Creative Creations

1st-3rd Grades

Date: November 6th
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $10
Put your creative engineering talents to the test as you plan, design, test, and re-design various creations. What will your imagination come up with? Join us to find out!

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Crazy Chemistry - SOLD OUT

1st-3rd Grades

Date: November 13th
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
Observe crazy chemical reactions as they occur right in front of your eyes! Will these experiments change color? Give off a funny smell? Change temperature? Or maybe change into a different state of matter?

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Stone Stories

1st-3rd Grades

Date: December 4th
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
Every stone has a story. Learn about sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks as you explore the rock cycle. Examine and observe real fossils and their models, too.

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Winter Wonderland Camp

1st-3rd Grades

Date: December 28 - 30, 2021
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $65
Science is all around us during the winter season. Let’s celebrate the snowy season as we investigate how the states of matter change with temperature, mix-up some hot cocoa science, create our way through winter-themed engineering challenges, and much more!

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How Does It Happen?

1st-3rd Grades

Date: January 8, 2022
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8.00
What is lighter than air? What floats on water? How can we make something move without touching it? Discover the answers to these questions, and more, as we explore interesting STEM phenomena.

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Maker Lab: Build-A-Bot

1st-3rd Grades

Date: January 22, 2022
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8.00
Use a combination of recycled and open-ended materials to build your own junkbot! Will you make it big or small, short or tall? Round or square, or give it hair? Let’s see what you create!

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