Science in the Summer:at Delaware County Libraries

Delaware County Libraries Welcome GlaxoSmithKline’s Science in the Summer:
Elementary School Students to Discover the Wonders of Bioscience

Registration Begins May 1 – Space is Limited

WhoDelaware County students entering second through sixth grade are invited to register and attend GlaxoSmithKline’s Science in the Summer. This free and fun experiment-oriented program is taught by certified teachers to groups of 16 students in two age groups: children entering second and third grades (Level I) and children entering fourth through sixth grades (Level II). GSK’s Science in the Summer is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in partnership with The Franklin Institute and local libraries.

WhatGSK’s Science in the Summer program will teach Delaware County students about Bioscience,where they will explore the world of living things.  Students will examine plant and animal cells using microscopes, dissect flowers and learn about bacteria.

GSK’s Science in the Summer program consists of four 45-minute classes given over the course of a week. Sessions for four-day classes are offered in the morning (Level I: 10 - 10:45 a.m., Level II: 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.) and in the afternoon (Level I: 2:00 - 2:45 p.m., Level II: 3:00 - 3:45 p.m.). Some libraries offer two-day sessions, consisting of 2 two-hour classes. These classes are offered in the morning (Level I: 10:00 a.m. – noon) and in the afternoon (Level 2: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.).  See below for course dates.

Registration Information
Parents must register in person at the library they wish their child to attend. Students are selected to participate through a lottery.  

Registration for all Delaware County Libraries is open May 1, 2013 – May 31, 2013.

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