Dr. Brent Friesen, a professor at Dominican University, made artificial snow from sodium polyacrylate (the material inside disposable diapers).
Whittier, Longfellow, and Holmes students saw simple machines in action
Adult LEGO builders faced off in two challenges – build a car and build a landmark – and the competition was fierce (but friendly)!
Nearly 90 Oak Park area children joined us for Arboretum Adventures, our first ever BASE Camp on the Columbus Day holiday.
Oak Park Education Foundation is excited to introduce BASE Camp’s newest offering, Arboretum Adventures.
Art Start artist Guillermo Delgado just completed this year’s residency with kids in the classes of Ms. Nelson, Mrs. Druckmiller, and Ms. Dunn.
Dr. David Kupperman, a physicist who spent 37 years with Argonne National Labs, said, “When it comes to gravity, the force is always with you.”
After learning about the structure of bacteria, “good” vs. harmful types, and the presence of bacteria throughout Earth’s history, kids set up experiments.