Examine • investigate • create • invent
For more information or to register, call 563-324-1054 ext. 266.
The registration deadline falls the Friday before each program.
2013 - 2014 Schedule
$12 per program • $9 (Putnam Members)
Season pricing: $40 • $32 (Putnam Members)
What Goes Up
Sunday, September 8 • 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
Our science season is certain to soar high in this workshop as we explore all things that go up and just what it takes to get off the ground in the first place. Kick off this explorers season with some high flying fun!
Sticky, Icky, Ooey, Gooey
Sunday, October 6 • 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
It oozes, it runs, it sticks… and it’s all for you to experience hands on! Prepare to get sticky when we explore amazing materials such as oobleck, flubber and even get close up on an oozing pumpkin.
Engineering in Reverse (gnireenigne)
Sunday, November 3 • 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
It might not be easy to spell but engineering in reverse is a lot of fun to do! Find out what goes on inside that makes those ticks, tocks and buzz sounds – and discover what you can create with all of those amazing parts.
If You Build It...
Sunday, December 8 • 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
Join in the fun as we explore design and construction using some of our favorite builders: Legos, K’nex and Keva’s! This workshop will delight every budding builder.
Mix it Up
Sunday, January 12 • 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
Break out the beakers as we delve into all things chemistry. You’ll learn to change the color of a liquid with just a shake, create a monster foam and much, much more!
Rockin’ Robotics Jr.
Sunday, February 2 • 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
Robots aren’t just cool – they ROCK! Join us for this jammin’ workshop filled with hands-on experiences with robots big and small where you can try your hand at designing, building and programming. Domo arigato Mr. Roboto!
Sunday, March 2 • 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
Join us this month as we use our powers of observation and deduction as well as some cooperation to solve puzzles and assemble clues. At the end of this sleuthing workshop, we’ll discover “who dunnit”!
Sunday, April 6 • 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
The Tennis Ball Launcher is just the start! Be the very first to “kid test” the Putnam’s NEW Science, Technology, Engineering and Math interactives. This memorable workshop is one not to miss!
Scholarships available thanks to funding provided by:
Doris & Victor Day Foundation, Rauch Family Foundation II, Inc.,
Rock Island Community Foundation