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Library course ‘generates’ curiosity in science | Native


Mar 18, 2023

Normally spring break means no lessons for college students, however a handful of children got here to the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library on Tuesday to place collectively a mini-generator.

Led by librarian Heather Heilman, who additionally has an curiosity in all issues science, every youngster was given a package that included tiny plastic gears, wood items, some {hardware} and electrical wire and a miniature gentle bulb.

“That is enjoyable,” stated 7-year-old Sydney Henderson. Her 4-year-old sister, Scarlett, gave her an enormous smile as mother Samantha loved the time they might spend collectively.

By way of the detailed instruction sheet, and plenty of teaching by mother and father or companions who may lend one other hand, every ‘pupil’ managed to place collectively small hand-cranked turbines.

Powered with a little bit elbow grease, each produced a flicker of sunshine because the gears and deal with went round and round.

Gabriel Hernandez, 10, and his dad, Daniel, labored collectively diligently till all of the items had been match collectively excellent.

“We did it,” Gabriel stated.

The science time program is only one of many supplied on the library.

All applications are listed on the library’s Fb web page or might be obtained by calling the library at 254-953-5491.