Museum L-A, Rockets Will Help Make Enrichment A Blast At Lewiston Adult Education
Children and families can blast off air-propelled rockets and visit Museum L-A as part of Lewiston Adult Education's summer enrichment classes.
The classes feature partnerships with local and state non-profit organizations to help children stay interested in science and humanities-related topics during summer vacation. The summer 0f 2018 will mark the third year Lewiston Adult Education has offered an enrichment program.
The newest partner helping out during the summer the is Museum L-A, which is located on 35 Canal St. in Lewiston. The museum's hands-on event about spinning and weaving and how they connect to local history will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at 6 p.m. Carol Thomas will be the teacher.
The first event of the season will be "The Night Sky" at Ladd Planetarium in the Carnegie Science Center on 44 Campus Ave. at Bates College in Lewiston. It will be held on Monday, June 25, at 7 p.m. Nicole Hastings, an assistant in instruction in physics at Bates College, will teach the class.
Laura Personette of 4-H will teach how to make a glider in "Will It Fly?" which is set for Thursday, July 12 at 6 p.m. at Lewiston High School.
Chris Dorman, a STEM specialist for the Maine State Library, shall teach an air-propelled rockets class on Wednesday, July 18 at 6 p.m. at Lewiston High School.
Laura Personette will also teach "Will It Float?" on Thursday, July 19 at 6 p.m. at Lewiston High School and "Will It Stand?" on Thursday, July 26, at 6 p.m. at Lewiston High School. Participants in "Will It Stand?" shall try to create miniature bridges in the last 4-H engineering challenge.
The classes are free, but parents or guardians must sign up themselves and children. Call Lewiston Adult Education at 207-795-4141 to register.
by Michael Reagan
on June 15, 2018
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