Final Super Saturday Classes Offered At Baylor April 28

April 25, 2001

by Lori Scott Fogleman

Registration is under way now for the final Super Saturday educational programs of the spring, sponsored by Baylor University's Center for Community Learning and Enrichment. The classes, which will be held Saturday, April 28, at various locations in Waco and on the Baylor campus, are designed to stimulate thinking and make learning fun for students in first through ninth grades.

First through third-grade students can have a sky-high time learning about "Rockets!" with rocket specialist and Baylor education lecturer Rick Strot. The class, in which students will learn about the inner workings of a rocket and launch one of their own, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Hillcrest Professional Development School, 4225 Pine Ave.

"Claymation" for fourth- and fifth-grade students will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the Draper 200 computer lab, located in the Draper Academic Building. Educator and technology specialist Teri Lloyd will show students how to make their clay figures come to life through the use of digital cameras, Spin Objects software and their imagination.

Sixth and seventh graders can create their own characters for a musical production to be performed in front of a live audience in "Lights, Camera, Action." Musician and theater director Belinda Honea will led the class from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Room 207 of the Draper Academic Building.

"The Art and Science of Food," which includes a meal prepared by eighth- and ninth-grade students, as well as kitchen safety, nutrition, food presentation and a brush-up on the dining code of behavior, will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in room 111 of the Mary Gibbs Jones Family and Consumer Sciences Building next to Collins Hall. The class will be led by Dr. Janelle Walter, associate professor of family and consumer sciences.

The cost for all sessions is $30, which includes lab, materials and facility fees.

For more information, call the Center for Community Learning and Enrichment at 710-2171.

Looking for more news from Baylor University?