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STEAM: Recording Observations of Nature

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe

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Location:
Glencoe, Suburbs
1000 Lake Cook Road
Btwn Edens Exprsswy/Rt 41 & Green Bay Rd
Chicago, Illinois 60022
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Classroom 9, Learning Center
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 5 - 13 years old
Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this kids science class:

Discover ways science and art activities complement each other while supporting the NGSS. We will investigate methods for observing and documenting patterns and structures in nature through scientific drawings, model making, photography, and more. 

This workshop emphasizes how science and art communicate ideas, and is suitable for a range of age levels and artistic abilities.


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Refund Policy

Refund requests must be submitted to [email protected] 24 hours prior to the program’s start date and time. The registration fee will be refunded less a 10 percent processing charge. A refund is issued in the form of a credit on file (to be used for future programs).

No refunds for cooking classes or supply-heavy horticulture and art classes will be made within 48 hours prior to the class date and time.

Fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable on and after the program’s start date. We cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.


Registration fees for courses grouped and priced as a series will be considered one program and subject to all of the above guidelines. A refund request must be received prior to the start date of the series' first class session and will subsequently cancel your registration in every session of the series. If you choose to re-register for other sessions in the series, the special discount does not apply.

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Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden opened a little more than 40 years ago as a beautiful place to visit, and it has matured into one of the world's great living museums and conservation science centers. In 2013, one million people visited the Garden's 26 gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on...

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