Lam Research Foundation
Science at the Library

 Math Science Nucleus
2014-2015

Fremont Main Library
 
Fukaya Room. Stevenson Ave and Paseo Padre


 There are 4 activities at each presentation after a show presentation. Parents work with their children to learn about science.  Recommended  for elementary age children. Families are encouraged to attend.  Limited seating. 
Funding provided by Lam Research Foundation and free.

register for each event for reminder
, you do not need to bring ticket


Sept 16, Tues
7-7:45 pm
Growing Up Ohlone
The Native American in the Fremont area were able to survive on the native trees and animals.  Learn about tule plants by making a doll and explore the seeds that they were able to eat.  Look at some of the arrowheads that they used nature to survive.
Reading: Growing Up Ohlone
Eventbrite - Lam Library - Growing Up Ohlone
October 21, Tues
7-7:45 pm
Electrons and Electricity
Ken Miller will treat us with his different machines that generate electricity.  Families will be entertained to learn about the wonders of electricity.
Reading:  Night without Light
Eventbrite - Lam Library - Electrons and Electricity
Nov 18, Tues
7-7:45 pm
Fall Colors
Learn about why leaves change their color. Explore the different types of plants and why some do not change color.  Compare different types of trees in Fremont.
Reading:  The Colors of Fall
Eventbrite - Lam Library - Fall Colors
Jan 20, Tues
7-7:45 pm
Rocks and Fossils
The Fremont area is known for its Ice Age fossils, but there are also other fossils that help geologist determine our past.  Learn about the Hayward Fault and how it moves these rocks through time.
Reading:  Mammoth Mary
Eventbrite - Lam Library - Rocks and Fossils

March  17, Tues
7-7:45 pm

Light Magic
Electromagnetic waves produce a spectrum of radiation, including visible light.  Learn about why a rainbow produces colors as well as a specific order.  Learn about optical illusions and how light can play tricks with our eyes.  Learn what a laser actually stands for.
Reading:  Light Magic
Eventbrite - Lam Library - Light Magic
May 19, Tues
7-7:45 pm
Chemistry of Water
Without water we could not survive.  Learn about how this mysterious molecule of H2O is such a miracle and the reason why. Explore the strength of the molecule through various solutions.
Reading: Dr. Drippy, Give Water a Second Chance
Eventbrite - Lam Library - Chemistry of Water

Math/Science Nucleus
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