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Friday Night Science

Exploring the science of severe weather and light, experiencing real space artifacts and creating fantastic Lego contraptions are just a few ways local youth can learn the basics of science at West Kentucky Community and Technical College beginning Friday, February 15.

Children ages six to twelve can learn fun and exciting science concepts by attending Friday Night Science taught by Hooked on Sciences Jason Lindsey. This event will be held during February and March.

The class schedule is as follows:

  • February 15 Lego Science
    Spend the evening playing with more than 6,000 Legos. Kids will practice their speed building by creating their best Lego contraptions and more. Each student will receive a FREE mini Lego.
  • February 22 Ice Cold Science
    From making ice cream to creating snow, kids will learn all about the science behind ice that is 109.3 degrees below zero.
  • March 1 Grossology
    Ewwww! Thats is so gross! From eating bugs to dissecting owl vomit, kids will explore some of the most disgusting topics in science.
  • March 7 Storm Chaser 101: Junior Storm Academy
    How do tornadoes form? How hot is lightening? From creating your own tornado to making a cloud, kids will explore the science of severe weather.
  • March 22 Space Adventure
    Kids will experience a part of American history. From original insulator pieces flown in space on the 20th flight of space shuttle Atlantis to a piece of space tile insulation, kids will touch space shuttle artifacts. Plus, kids will build rockets and plant space-exposed seeds.
  • March 29 Laser Pegs
    Using Laser Pegs 3D Light Board, kids design structures and discover the science behind light.

Friday Night Science will be held at WKCTCs Emerging Technology Center from 5:00-7:00 p.m. each night. The cost is $20 for each class. Participants who sign up for all six sessions will receive a ten percent discount.

To register, call 270-534-3335 or register online.