Come join us for the 4-H Science Experiment Series, being held Tuesdays, October 2nd – November 6th, starting at 4:00 p.m. at the Patten Free Library in Bath, ME.
October 2nd – Join in the 2012 National Science Experiment 4-H Eco-Bot Challenge, and explore how robots can be used to preserve and protect the environment, while taking a glimpse into the future of science, technology, engineering and math
October 9th – Think Like a Scientist and participate in a secret egg carrying mission
October 16th – Discover Form and Function and practice your engineering skills.
October 23rd – Engineer and design in this exciting Catapult Building Challenge
October 30th – Sense of Balance – Use the skills from building a catapult to build your own balance beams
November 6th – Arm in Arm Building – build a robotic arm.
The 4-H Science Experiment Series is:
- Open to youth ages 5-18 years old (youth ages 5-10 must be accompanied by an adult to participate)
- Geared to all levels so no prior robot experience is needed
- Free and materials for the experiment will be provided
Pre-register with Carol at the Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street, in Bath.
For more information about the experiment, contact Sarah Sparks or call (207) 353-5550 or (800) 287-1458 (in Maine), TDD: 1-800-287-8957. Information is also available at the UMaine Extension Events Calendar.
UMaine Extension programs are open and accessible to all in accordance with program goals. Any person with a disability who needs accommodations for this program should contact Sarah Sparks at 1-800-287-1458 to discuss their needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least ten days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be accepted.