Monday, April 30, 2012
The Art of Science May Programs: Paper Project
It’s in any décor,
Easy and frugal.
Art made from paper –
A favorite of all.
Participants will have the opportunity to create their own special project using paper.
The Art of Science is a grant-funded after-school program conducted by Elinor and Winfield Burks at six Birmingham Public Library branches: Avondale, East Lake, Five Points West, Ensley, Powderly, and Springville Road. The program will run nine months—from September 2011 through December 2012—and will cover the science of nutrition, geometry, sound, plants, optics, recycling, and materials engineering in a hands-on atmosphere. Each program will begin with a science principle and end with a craft or group project. Supplies for the crafts are provided.
At each session, the library will showcase books and videos about the program’s topic, and introduce age-appropriate databases for children to further explore what they learned at each program.
The Art of Science is made possible by the Kresge Arts in Birmingham, a partnership with the Cultural Alliance of Greater Birmingham.
Five Points West Regional Library, May 8, 4:00 p.m.
Ensley Branch Library, May 10, 3:15 p.m.
East Lake Branch Library, May 15, 3:30 p.m.
Springville Road Regional Library, May 16, 4:00 p.m.
Avondale Regional Library, May 18, 3:15 p.m.
Powderly Branch Library, May 22, 4:00 p.m.
By Tressa at April 30, 2012
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