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January 14, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual event
Menlo Park, CA 94025
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STEAM Class: Light Explorations

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Grab a flashlight (and just a few other things), and join us for a special class from the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, for students in Grades 1-3.

Light Explorations is examining light (or the lack of light), and how humans perceive it. Learn about how our eyes work and how we can utilize light in different ways.

Gather a few simple objects from around your home and join us!

You’ll Need
  • Sheet of binder paper or similar
  • Flashlight
  • Mirror (small make-up ok too)
  • Wax or parchment paper
  • Saran wrap/cling film or Ziploc bag
  • Metal (shiny) spoon/teaspoon/serving spoon
  • Transparent cup
  • Water
  • Pen/pencil/marker
  • Magnifying glass
  • Small (not clear) bowl
  • Coin or small object
This class is for students in Grades 1-3

This free event received partial funding support from the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.