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52 Weeks of Science–Barrio Logan

Big changes taking place in Barrio Logan!

We are excited to partner with the Barrio Logan College Institute, the Logan Heights Branch Library and many local businesses to continue to bring you 52 Weeks of Science! We are hard at work developing a program that is by and for the community. 


 

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Exploring the Science of Harry Potter

Exploring the Science of Harry Potter

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
4:30–7 p.m.
Logan Heights Branch Library
567 S 28th St., San Diego, CA 92113

Science is integrated in each of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books, which is just one of the reasons the magic is so real. In this class, students will explore the science and magic of the world of Harry Potter through video clips, presentations, discussions and group play-acting. Topics include genetics and trait prediction (parseltongue, giants, squibs), acid/base chemistry (Marauder’s Map), fantastic beasts and herbology.

Level: Middle School (6th – 8th Grade)
4:30–7 p.m.
Logan Heights Branch Library
567 S 28th St., San Diego, CA 92113
 
 
 
 
 
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Physics of Fidget Spinners

Physics of Fidget Spinners

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
4:30–7 p.m.
Logan Heights Branch Library
567 S 28th St., San Diego, CA 92113

Ever wonder why some fidget spinners spin longer or hum louder than others? You will discover answers to these questions and much more as we learn about motion, tension, gravity and other fantastic phenomena related to fidget spinners and the world at large.

Level: Middle School (6th – 8th Grade)

 

4:30–7 p.m.
Logan Heights Branch Library
567 S 28th St., San Diego, CA 92113
 
 
 
 
 

 

Funders:

The 52 Weeks of Science program is made possible thanks to generous funding from:
cox Cable The Parker Foundation
Union Bank
McCarthy Family Foundation The Thomas C. Ackerman Foundation Viterbi Family Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation The JW Sefton Foundation

 

52 Weeks of Science is created by San Diego's science cultural and educational institutions and individuals and organized by the

Fleet Science Center

Partners:

AWIS BAME Barrio Logan College Institute Boys & Girls Clubs CaliBaja CPKelco
Historic Barrio Distric It Starts with a Seed Life Sciences Summer Institute MAAC
Mad Science Mars Society Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement Perkins Project Wildlife Radio Pulso Salk
San Diego Archaeological Center San Diego Astronomy Association San Diego City College San Diego Coastkeeper lSan Diego Festival of Science & Engineering San Diego Humane Society San Diego Public Library
Sherman Academy Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Southwest Robotic in Science Education UCSD Create Shaping the Future of Aerospace Musica Caice: Center for Aerosol Impacts on Climate and the Environment
         

 

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