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Try Science On For Size This Spring Break

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DETROIT (CBS Detroit) – Your kids could watch TV all spring break long — or they could check out something more exciting at the Michigan Science Center.

Starting on Monday, April 1 through Friday, April 5, the Michigan Science Center (Mi-Sci) is inviting students to spend the week participating in cool experiments and discovering how science can be fun.

First- through third-graders can participate in Science Extravaganza which is a program packed full of geology, biology, and health-related investigations.  The  fourth- through sixth-grade students can drive into Science Splash! and explore the depths of environmental science. Lunch and snacks will be provided each day and each day and weekly camp options will have new activities.

The activities will begin at 9 a.m. and finish at 4 p.m.

The Mi-Sci is located on 5020 John R St. in Detroit, MI 48202.

To register, call 313-577-8400, option 5.  For camp prices and extended care hours, visit www.Mi-Sci.org

The Michigan Science Center is a hands-on museum that inspires children and their families to discover, explore and appreciate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in a creative, dynamic learning environment. The Science Center has five theaters, including Michigan’s largest screen at the Chrysler IMAX® Dome Theatre; the Dassault Systèmes Planetarium; the Toyota Engineering Theater; the DTE Energy Sparks Theater;and the Chrysler Science Stage.  Mi-Sci also has a 9,800 square-foot Traveling Science Hall for special exhibits, hands-on exhibit galleries focused on space, life and physical science, Kids Town just for pint-size scientists, along with education and outreaching programs.

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