In 2022, GSK Science in the Summer™ students at sites across the country will learn to Be A Biologist! GSK Science in the Summer is a free science education program that helps elementary school children “grow into science.” Through classes held in public schools other community-based organizations, the program gets kids excited about learning science with hands-on experiments. 

The Be A Biologist content invites children in grades 2 – 6 to explore the role of science, technology, engineering and math play a role in an biologist’s everyday life. Through active, hands on learning, students will discover new ways to solve real world problems for a variety of individuals and organizations. 

Students will:

    • Use pH strips to test different bodies of water
    • Explore the biodiversity of plant in your own backyard
    • Examine different ways to make a bird feeder for hummingbirds
    • Observe different fossils and make connections about where they might have come from
    • Discover that there are many different branches of biology and each of them is unique

Cost: Free!

The GSK Science in the Summer™ National Program is sponsored by GSK and administered by The Franklin Institute, a global leader in science education. Students must bring a sack lunch with them.

Ages: Entering Grades 2 – 6 

Locations:

Eisenhower Elementary – Wellington
Wednesday, May 25
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
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Washington Elementary – Wellington
Friday, May 27
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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Kyle Trueblood Elementary – Conway Springs
Monday, June 6
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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Benson Elementary – Dodge City
Tuesday, June 7
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
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Oxford Elementary
Wednesday, June 8
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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Inman Elementary
Tuesday, June 14
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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Mulvane Grade School
Thursday, June 16
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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Jay Johnson Public Library (Quinter)
Monday, June 20
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
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Stockton Elementary
Thursday, June 23
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
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