Friday, March 11, 2005

The Science After School enrichment program at Fairmont State, taught by elementary preservice teachers under the direction of Dr. Deb Hemler and Jo Ellen Snider, begins Monday, March 21.

Two course sections will be offered this semester. The Monday evening elementary (K-6) section runs from 6-7 p.m. March 21 and 28 and April 4 and 11. The theme for this program is "Cool Cave Science." Students will investigate cave formation and conditions.

The Wednesday evening elementary section (K-6) runs from 6-7 p.m. March 23 and 30 and April 6 and 13. The theme for this program is "Lewis and Clark Explorations." Students will investigate the science of the Lewis and Clark expedition and experience StarLab.

The elementary (K-6) evening sessions will be divided into to groups: primary and intermediate classes. The primary classes (K-2) will be taught in Room 302 and the intermediate classes (3-6) in Room 104 of Hunt Haught Hall on the Fairmont State campus.

The cost is $25 for each section, and students may enroll in both sections. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. An application form from a parent or guardian is required. For more information, call Dolly Loughery at FS at (304) 367-4642.