Tuesday, February 28, 2017

S.T.E.A.M. Winter 2017

We had a guest presenter for our program this month. The DPNC (Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center) visited for a hands-on presentation of The Science of Snowflakes. The DPNC is one of our regular visitors for summer programming so it only made sense for them to come in the winter too!

After reading one of my favorite non-fiction picture books:

The kids got to see some slides on the projector screen of actual snowflakes under a microscope.

Then, they made crystal snowflakes to take home, like this:

Then, because we live in New England, it was 60 degrees the next day. The end. ;)