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We now provide an ITV Listserv where we send notices of content available over the ITV Network. We provide free access to Science Spectrum Virtual Field trips to ITV Consortium members and there are other many other sources of content that are both free and fee based.
Science Spectrum’s Fall 2017 ITV Schedule

 Regular Program Days and Times
Wednesdays and Thursdays:      9:15am     10:15am     1:00pm

*Gobble day Science Days and Times*
*Fri. (Nov. 17): 9:15am 10:15am 1:00pm*

Please contact Matt Davis at Region 17 to schedule ITV programs: Please make all reservations and cancellations at least 24 hours in advance

For any questions or comments about program content, please contact Eloralee Todd at the Science Spectrum:

New this year: There will be a Science Spectrum ITV Facebook page for extra content. Please contact Eloralee Todd or Matt Davis for more information!

October 4 & 5 (W/Th)
Lab Safety & Combustion

Learn the principles of lab safety while discovering the exciting world of chemistry. We’ll talk about chemical changes vs. physical changes, the science of fire, and fire safety. Don’t try this at home! 
October 11 & 12 (W/Th)
Super Cold States of Matter

What’s the matter? Everything’s the matter! Everything around us is made of matter and takes up space. Learn the states of matter while exploring super cold temperatures! We will observe how matter changes from liquid to solid to gas in a matter of seconds.

October 18 & 19 (W/Th)
Physical Properties

Does it sink, does it float, is it magnetic, and does it dissolve? Why or why not? What does it mean to classify something? We will ponder these questions and more as we explore physical properties.
October 25 & 26 (W/Th) 
Spooky Science

We will have some fun while looking at Halloween themed science experiments- including some ooey gooey and spooky chemistry projects you can try at home!

November 1 & 2 (W/Th)

You can’t create it, and you can’t destroy it – It’s energy! What is energy, and where does it come from? Learn about different forms of energy, their uses, and how we can help conserve energy resources.

November 8 & 9 (W/Th)
Force & Motion 

Have you ever wondered why a ball stops rolling, how chairs hold you up, or why what goes up must come down? Discover the world of physics as we discuss force, motion, gravity, and more! 

November 15 & 16 (W/Th)

Explore the world of electricity! Using machines like the Tesla Coil and the Van de Graaf generator, we will journey through the principles of electricity and learn how electricity gets into our homes to power lights, microwaves, and even video game systems.

*November 17  (Fri)*
*Gobble Day Science*

We will talk about Thanksgiving science-including why leaves change colors, the science of cooking, parade balloons, and why being thankful is good for your body. Impress your family at the dinner table with some of these experiments!

November 29 & December 30 (W/Th)
Earth’s Slow Changes

We will explore how the earth changes slooooowly through weathering, erosion and deposition. 

December 6 & 7 (W/Th)
Winter Wonderland

We will do winter and holiday themed science experiments that you can try at home during the holiday break. Do you want to build a snowman? You don’t have to have snow!
The Region 17 ITV Scheduling Software lets you see currently scheduled events. From here you may see the events you are scheduled for or may join events already in the calendar. Contact Matt Davis (mdavis@esc if you would like a username and password. You may login as "Guest" at any time.
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