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Artsy Math or Math & Art
Gr 3-4 or 5-6

Do you enjoy art? Do you enjoy math? This class is designed for both! Students will create using math concepts like symmetry, tessellation, geometry and measurement. No artistic skill necessary—if you can measure color, and draw a straight line (maybe with a ruler) - you can create art and learn about math.
Anna Craft, Immaculate Conception School, Monmouth

Build Your Own Business
Gr. 4-6

From start to finish, you are in charge. Found your own company and identify the product or service that your company will provide. Create your own advertising and marketing plan. Pitch your product at the end of class and your fellow business leaders will decide what product they want to buy with their “fun money.”
Wendine Bolon, Department of Political Economy and Commerce, Monmouth College

Geometry Junkyard
Gr. 3-4 or 5-8

The Japanese art of paper folding is obviously geometrical in nature. Origami can be used to construct various geometrical designs not possible with compass and straightedge constructions. Get your creative thoughts and fingers ready and learn how to construct geometric figures from paper.
Jo Eary, Department of Computer Science and Mathematics, Monmouth College

Secrets of Success – NEW CLASS
Gr. 5-8

Have you ever wondered how the rich get richer and the poor get poorer? Do you want to learn what it takes to become financially successful? In this class, you will discover how to budget, write checks, pay bills and shop smart. Thru simulations and hands-on activities you will be able to make great college decisions. It’s never too early to get a head start on financial success.
Kari Caldwell, Galesburg Schools

Virtual Field Trip
Gr. 3-4 or 5-8

Pack your suitcase and get ready for a trip! Well, maybe just bring your imagination and a list of places you want to visit. In this class you will take virtual field trips and virtual tours on the computer each day! We’ll go to the top of a tower, a mountain, a roller coaster, and lots more. The best part is our favorite trips will be added to a CFK website so you can go and visit again and again. Bring your headphones to you can listen too!
Leanne Hinton, Galesburg School District

What are the Chances – NEW CLASS
Gr. 4-8

Come and explore the amazing world of probability through jet toy cars, M & M’s, coins, dice games, a Barbie bungie jump and lots of great hands–on activities.
Sarah Hall, Monmouth-Roseville Schools