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Preschool Gears Workshop

This morning in the Curve, preschoolers got to build with gears, test out 3-D glasses, learn about the science of movies and make their own sound effects with props, plus create a spinning thaumatrope take-home craft! Check out the slideshow below, … Continue reading

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Nitro Joe: Air in Action

Check out this slideshow of photos and video clips from Nitro Joe: Air in Action, a special summer program that explores the science of air pressure, with a bit of magic and fun thrown in!

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Freetown Village Reports!

Students from Freetown Village visited the Learning Curve to learn about the library, program robots, and tell us about the books they found. Click play on the podcast player below to hear their reports!

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Animalia Presents “Watch Out! There Are Animals About!”

Dogs and ferrets and owls, oh my! Today in the Curve, Animalia presented a special program with live animals, including some Dachshund dogs, some cats, ferrets, blue-tongued skinks, and a barn owl! We learned all about these critters and got … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Kickoff Photo Booth

Ever wonder what you would look like as a scientist? These kids and families tried it on at our summer reading kickoff photo booth, June 2nd, in the Learning Curve. Take a look here!

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Marble Track Wall – this summer at the LC!

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Animalia – City Critters

Today at the Learning Curve Animalia presented their City Critters program which included live Chinchillas and Rats!

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Day One of Summer Reading Program!

On Saturday at the Learning Curve, we kicked off this year’s Summer Reading Program, Gear Up For Good, with popsicle stick bombs, marble tracks, Pivot animations, a photo booth with props, and Purdue University’s own Rube Goldberg machine! See a … Continue reading

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Official Science Notebook

Throughout the summer, we collected some finished projects and science activities to showcase in our Official Science Notebook. Check out the slideshow below to see pages displaying Field Guide to Monsters, Insect-inspired art, Science Cinquains, and Diary of a Bug Observations and … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Legos!

Make a car at the Learning Curve’s Lego table!  First, assemble 4 wheels, 2 axles, lego blocks, motor, and gears.   Next, connect a crank to make your car go.  Click the “Play Now” link below to see examples.  Let’s … Continue reading

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