Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Astronomy Departments Teach Fifth Graders About Science

Fifth graders from Snow Elementary School in Middletown toured Wesleyan’s astronomy, biology, chemistry, and physics departments on June 8.

Brian Northrop, assistant professor of chemistry, and Snow School students watch chemistry in action during their visit to Wesleyan. This annual program allows local fifth graders to see how science can be exciting as well as educational.

Brian Northrop, assistant professor of chemistry, and Snow School students watch chemistry in action during their visit to Wesleyan. This annual program allows local fifth graders to see how science can be exciting as well as educational.

Brian Stewart, professor of physics and professor of environmental studies shows students the wonders of electricity and the effects of liquid nitrogen on a rose.

Brian Stewart, professor of physics and professor of environmental studies shows students the wonders of electricity and the effects of liquid nitrogen on a flower.

Snow School students learn

Snow School students learned about caterpillars and butterflies in a Biology lab.