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Let the Learning Continue!


Due to popular demand, CILC will be continuing the Community of Learning into the summer. We will be offering a few programs in June and many more in July! We have partnered with the University of Pennsylvania for the Wednesday programs. Please continue to check in on this page for program updates.

Check our YouTube Channel for recordings of the programs you missed! These will only be available until May 22nd

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"We have thoroughly enjoyed every session! We’ve attended multiple times every week for the past month and we could not be more grateful to you for making such a diverse offering available." - Teacher 

 

 

 

MAY 2020


Jr. Astronaut Program by Roper Mountain Science Center - STEM

Students will join Roper Mountain Space Agency’s Junior Astronaut Team where they will learn more about our Sun, the Star of our Solar System, and how technology enhances our knowledge about the Earth and the galaxy.

Audience: Grades 3-6
Date: May 27, 2020
Time: 1pm EST


JUNE 2020


Let's Talk About Coins by Penn Museum

Coins can do more than make you wealthy! Discover more about the materials, symbols, and making process of coins to learn about the messages they carry. Participate in interactive conversations and discuss coins from your daily life. Assist our Museum educator in creating a ‘class coin’ and work on your own coin with a design that sends a message meant to be seen by the world!

Audience: School-aged and Families
Date: June 3, 2020
Time: 11am EST


Butterflies in Your Backyard by Butterfly Pavilion

Explore the diverse and incredible world of butterflies from the migratory Monarchs to the high-altitude Hairstreak! Learn about ways you can participate in Citizen Science and monitor the butterflies where you live as we answer the question, “What butterflies live in our backyard?”

Audience: Grades 2-6
Date: June 3, 2020
Time: 1pm EST


Marine Mammals of Alaska by Alaska SeaLife Center - SDGs

Observe some of Alaska's furriest marine mammals: seals, sea lions and sea otters! We'll learn about the animals' adaptations for survival in Alaska's chilly ocean waters.

Audience: Grades K-6
Date: June 5, 2020
Time: 1pm EST


Can You Match That X-Ray? by Penn Museum

Do you have the eye to preserve archaeological discoveries? Learn how scientists use technology and observation to reveal what lies under the wrappings of mummies! Then test your skills with a matching game that requires visitors closely study x-rays of animal mummies in the Penn Museum.

Audience: School-aged and Families
Date: June 10, 2020
Time: 11am EST


Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead): A Complex and Colorful Celebration of Life by Penn Museum

Learn about one of Mexico’s best know traditions - “The Day of the Dead.” See how the riches of the country’s geography connect to the deep meaning of this holiday’s traditional altars, while discovering the symbolism of each element. This workshop concludes with a craft activity, related to the festival, and a reading of poetry in Nahuatl, the language of the powerful Aztecs. Lesson Materials: Colored Tissue/Craft Paper, Scissors

Audience: School-aged and Families
Date: June 17, 2020
Time: 11am EST


Make a Lasting Impression by Penn Museum

Discover what life was like in ancient Mesopotamia through the study of cylinder seals. These tiny stone artifacts function as the earliest known signatures, with names and images that tell us about the identities of ancient people. Create your own cylinder seal registers using pictures to represent what makes them unique.

Audience: School-aged and Families
Date: June 24, 2020
Time: 11am EST

 


 
FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

Contact Tami Moehring, CILC Content Provider Liaison, 507-215-3705.

 

THANK  YOU

to CILC's Community of Learning content providers!