Super Saturdays Wrap Up With Final Sessions April 27

April 22, 2002

by Lori Scott Fogleman

Baylor University's Center for Community Learning and Enrichment will wrap up this year's Super Saturdays on April 27 with sessions focusing on science and art topics for preschool through high school students.

"Chicks, Ducklings and Bunnies, Oh My!" will thrill 3-year-olds through kindergartners from 9 to 11:30 a.m.at the Piper Center, 315 Washington Ave. Child development teacher Connie Kassner will lead students in reading, singing and writing about the excitement surrounding the birth of baby animals.

First through third graders will conduct physics and chemistry experiments in "Exploration in Science" from 9 a.m. to noon in room 215 of the Draper Academic Building. Students will conduct hands-on science experiments from start to finish under the guidance of educational psychology doctoral student Majka Mitchell.

"Pale Puzzles" will teach fourth and fifth graders dinosaur do's and don'ts from 9 a.m. to noon in Draper 108. Dr. Mary Nied Phillips will help students prepare their paleontology field kits and build a five-foot tall apatosaurus as they solve challenging dino dilemmas.

Sixth and seventh graders will make creative gifts for friends and family in "Picture Frame Making" from 9 a.m. to noon in Draper 129. Waco Montessori teacher Betty Myers will lead students in creative fun making picture frames to keep or give away.

Eighth through 10th graders will learn more about "Exploring DNA Fingerprinting" from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the CORD Roney Teaching Center at 324 Kelly. CORD biology specialist Bonnie Rinard will teach students the techniques of gel electrophoresis and how they apply in areas such as forensics, criminology and agriculture.

All classes are $30, which includes all lab, materials and facilities fees. For more information, call (254) 710-2171 or visit www.baylor.edu/SOE/CCLE.

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