News Archive

Friday Science Night Fun For Local Youth at WKCTC

Exploring the science of creating snow, creating robots with a toothbrush and participating in a simulated frog dissection are just a few ways local youth can learn the basics of science at West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) beginning October 3.

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 from October-December.

The class schedule is as follows:

October 3 - Toothbrush Robots
People typically use a toothbrush to clean our teeth, but students will learn a new use for a toothbrush by turning it into a robot.

October 24 - Spooky Science
From putting a ghost in a bubble to creating giant spooky clouds, students will discover the science behind Halloween.

November 14 - Inside a Frog
Students will discover how a frog works, inside out, with a simulated frog dissection model. Then, Jason Lindsey aka Mr. Science will dissect a real frog and show students what it really looks like inside a frog.

November 21 - Thanksgiving Science
From the Thanksgiving egg drop to pulling the tablecloth from underneath a Thanksgiving feast, students will do some amazing Thanksgiving science experiments.

December 5 - Ice Cold Science
Students will learn how to make ice cream and create snow with spectacular
ice cold science experiments.

December 12 - Holiday Science
Students will explore the science behind Christmas lights and learn to make a science ornament with holiday science experiments.

Friday Night Science will be held at WKCTCs Emerging Technology Center, Room 140 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. each night. The cost is $25 for each class.
Light snacks will be served each night.

To register, call 270-534-3335 or go online at http://ws.kctcs.edu/westkentucky/category/category.aspx?C=amp;S=4.