Ivy Tech to host Super Science Saturday this weekend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 11, 2013

Ivy Tech to host Super Science Saturday this weekend

Ivy Tech Community College is hosting Super Science Saturday on November 16 at the Indiana Center for the Life Sciences. Families are invited to drop in between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm for fun, hands-on science activities for grades K-12. The first 50 families to attend will receive one free admission to the WonderLab Museum.

Families and students can make ice cream, build and eat candy DNA, make necklaces out of DNA, check out fossils, work with magic color changing cabbage, make “elephant toothpaste,” and enjoy many other fun activities.

The Indiana Center for the Life Sciences is located at 501 N. Profile Parkway in Bloomington.  For questions, call the Indiana Center for the Life Sciences at 812-330-6245 or contact Sarah Cote at scote@ivytech.edu.

About the Indiana Center for the Life Sciences

The Indiana Center for the Life Sciences is a result of a partnership between Monroe County Government, Ivy Tech Community College – Bloomington and regional life science companies. This state-of-the-art facility houses education and training programs to prepare individuals for careers in the life sciences industry. Specifically, Ivy Tech partners with area businesses to use the ICLS facility space for industry-specific training and certification. Ivy Tech holds its biotechnology and chemistry degree program courses at the ICLS. The center was constructed by the county using TIF funding on land owned by the campus.

About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College (www.ivytech.edu) is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually.  Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its communities.  In addition, its courses and programs transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.

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