Hands-on science fun on August 2, 2014

Published July 30, 2014

Benton, IL- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Rend Lake invites you to attend this week’s Environmental Science Series program to be held in the Rend Lake Visitor Center on Saturday August 2nd . “Hands-on Science Fun” will be presented by The Science Center of Southern Illinois. Join us at 11:00 a.m. when we will be investigating volcanoes. We will be making a volcano and then watch as we make it erupt! At 2:00 p.m. we will be having some fun with “messy science!” Be sure to wear appropriate clothing as we make our own version of slime. 

     “Hands-on Science Fun” is another of the programs in the continuing, summer-long Environmental Science Series programs. These programs are held each Saturday from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, are presented free of charge, and are suitable for all ages.

      For more information call the Rend Lake Project Office and Visitor Center at 618-724-2493.

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