WE ENGAGE COMMUNITIES ON A LEARNING JOURNEY IN HISTORY AND SCIENCE

4th-6th Grade Science Workshops

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

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.

No Brainer

4th-6th Grades

Date:May 21, 2022
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8.00
Get ready to explore the brain! As the command center for your body, the brain controls your breathing and helps you store memories. Learn the anatomy of your brain and which areas control thinking, sensing, and other functions.

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Past Workshops

Maker Lab: Jewelry Design

4th-6th Grades

Date:May 14, 2022
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $10.00
Be your own jewelry designer! Use a variety of techniques and materials to design, sculpt, and create beautiful pieces of jewelry.

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Beyond the Moon

4th-6th Grades

Date:April 30, 2022
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8.00
Have you ever wondered what is beyond the moon? Explore the planets, stars, and other mysterious objects found in the universe.

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Crack the Code

4th-6th Grades

Date:April 9, 2022
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8.00
Calling all math detectives! There are a series of math problems that need to be solved! Join us as we use our mathematical skills to crack the codes.

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Maker Lab Camp: Tinker and Test

4th-6th Grades

Date:March 28-30, 2022
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $65.00
Experience the “Maker Lab Camp: Tinker and Test” where you will build and discover how stuff works! Create new inventions out of old, explore how simple materials can create strong structures, and experiment with contraptions that fly, flutter, and free-fall. If our inventions flop, no need to stop. We will re-design and try again!

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Potato Power

4th-6th Grades

Date:March 26, 2022
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8.00
After learning the basics of electricity, create a circuit that powers a light bulb without using a battery. How many potatoes does it take to light one light, two lights, or three lights? Can you create parrel and series circuits using just potatoes?

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Pocket Poetry

4th-6th Grades

Date:March 12, 2022
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8.00
Discovery how powerful your words can be. Listen to poets that have inspired millions and help us paint images in our minds. Create your own poem and a beautiful piece of art work that depicts your ideas.

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Chem-Mystery

4th-6th Grades

Date:February 19, 2022
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8.00
Join us as we explore some exciting chem-mysteries. Combine substances to see if they fizz, bubble, change color, or more? You may want to dress down for this one – It’ll get a little messy!

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Up, Up and Away

4th-6th Grades

Date: September 11th
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
Have you ever wondered how birds, bats, and insects fly? Explore the secrets of nature’s best fliers as you build gliders, experiment with wing structures and discover the marvels of natural engineering! Imaginations will soar as you learn about flight through hands-on design challenges.

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Maker Lab: Marionettes

4th-6th Grades

Date: September 25th
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $10
Practice the art of story-telling as you design and create your own marionette. Think about motion as you decide where to attach strings to move the puppet you’ve created. What stories will you tell with your creations?

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Enlightening Electricity

4th-6th Grades

Date: October 2nd
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
The invention of electricity has been enlightening for people all over the world. How do we use it in our everyday lives? What did we do before it was invented? Do some people today still live without it? Let’s uncover the answers to these questions as we navigate and build our own intricate electric circuits.

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Maker Lab: Magnificent Machines-SOLD OUT

4th-6th Grades

Date: November 6th
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $10
You’re a problem-solving engineer as you plan, build, test, and re-design magnificent machine creations. Create a wonky wobble bot (and much more) in this engineering experience.

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Radical Reactions

4th-6th Grades

Date: November 13th
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
Let’s observe and recreate our own radical chemical reactions! Will these experiments change color? Give off a funny smell? Change temperature? Or maybe change into a different state of matter? Join us in this hands-on experience to find out.

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Finding a Fossil

4th-6th Grades

Date: December 4th
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
Hmm.. Finding a fossil may not be as easy as it sounds. You’ll explore fossil samples, try your luck at hunting for fossils in fossil-rich sediment, and create your own fossil model to take home. You’ll even hear from a guest speaker who just returned from a dig!

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Whiteout Winter Camp

4th-6th Grades

Date: December 28 - 30
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $65
Design and create your way through several winter-themed projects, activities, and engineering challenges. We’ll enjoy a nice, warm cup of hot cocoa on the last day of camp to celebrate our wintertime learning.

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What Makes Me, Me?

4th-6th Grades

Date:January 8, 2022
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8.00
Every human is made up of unique characteristics. Explore the science behind genetics. Match faces with their gene profile and create a gene bracelet that lets you share what makes you special!

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Maker Lab: Marionettes

4th-6th Grades

Date:January 22, 2022
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $10.00
Practice the art of story-telling as you design and create your own marionette. Think about motion as you decide where to attach strings to move the puppet you’ve created. What stories will you tell with your creations?

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