• Friday, January 18, 2019 — PGCPS — Code Orange: PGCPS schools and offices will open with a two-hour delay.

    EMERGENCY PERSONNEL must report to work on time and are not eligible for liberal leave.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to 12 noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center, JA Finance Park, and William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt)
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast.


    Viernes, el 18 de enero — PGCPS— Código naranja: Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal.

    El personal de emergencia no es eligible para tomar licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • No habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes no deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día, ni en los Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC), o ni los Programas de Educación Especial. Programas del día completo empezaran dos horas demoradas.
    • Todo programa escolar que requiera transporte antes del mediodía NO lo tendrá, incluido el Centro de Ciencias Howard B. Owens, el JA Finance Park y el Centro William S. Schmidt (Campamento Schmidt)..
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno
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    Susie snowflake
    Grade K
    Susie's Snowflake (Planetarium)

    We don’t always have a white winter, but it always snows in the planetarium! “Susie’s Snowflake” is a delightful story about a little girl and her experiences investigating snowflakes and stars. In addition, there is a lively interactive demonstration of the amazing properties of air. Read more!

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    Tiny Trekkers 1
    Grade 1 & 2
    Tiny Trekkers
    3-2-1 Lift Off! Imagine being an astronaut and taking a trip to space! Tiny Trekkers put on their “uniforms”, then tour and launch inside our Challenger simulator. After, they experience hands-on NGSS based stations that are just like those of real astronauts! Come join our crew! Grade 1 Read More!  Grade 2 Read More!

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    Zip Zap Zoink
    Grade 4
    Zip, Zap, Zoink
    Visiting 4th Grade students and teachers will have fun conducting hands-on activities to support claims and provided evidenced explanations of how electrical energy is transferred and transformed in the context of investigation real-world energy phenomenon. Read more!

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    heroes 1
    Grade 4
    Heroes of the Sky (Planetarium)
    Walk through the doors of the planetarium, and the transformation is complete: you are now a demigod. Come learn about your relatives in the sky using a Reader’s Theater format, and train using your newly discovered demigod skills! Read more!

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    Astro Blast Part 1 image 1
    Grade 5
    Astronomy Blast! - Part 1 Stars and Constellations (Planetarium)
    Fifth grade and MISA are full of fun astronomy concepts! Come immerse yourself under the planetarium sky and engage in interactive activities to explore star magnitudes, constellations through the seasons, and MORE! Read more!


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    charged up 3
    Grade 5
    Charged Up
    Jump start your fifth graders ‘know how’ - before testing takes over and detains students school-side, with this lab experience! Your students team up with a classmate to test the conductivity of electrical charges in dry, liquid and mixed substances in our lab. Read more!

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    rocket launchers 1
    Grade 5
    Rocket Launchers
    Launch into rocket design and engineering with this engaging 4 hour STEM program! Read more!
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    orchids
    Grade 6
    Oh My Orchids!
    Become a scientist for day and participate in this research based program to join the efforts in Orchid conservation as part of the Million Orchid Project! Read more!


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    wind power
    Grade 6
    Wind Power
    Students get the power to use renewable energy to make electricity, look inside of a generator, and discuss why Prince George’s County doesn’t produce wind power. Read more!

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    waters 1
    Grade 6
    Waters of Life and Death
    I’ve heard you don’t drink that nasty tap water! Come compare it to pure water and bottled water. Let’s see what’s in it, how it got there, and whether it’s actually good for you. Read more!

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    waters
    Grade 7-8
    Waters of Life and Death
     What’s in your tap water? How did it get there? Is tap water unsafe, and bottled water more trustworthy? Learn how invertebrates partner with us as water cleaners and monitors. Read more!

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    Expedition Mars1Mars 2
    Grades 6-8 & 9-12
    Expedition Mars
    Your student crew is searching for signs of life on Mars, when a rogue asteroid comes barreling out of the sky, headed right for Mars Base! Can the rovers carry the crew to safety? Can the crew build a remote rover in time to complete the mission? Read more!

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    AP Bio
    Grades 11-12

    AP Bioenergetics
    Can cells in seemingly dead dry seeds and shredded leaves perform life functions? What is Bioenergetics? In this 4-hour AP Bio lab, let’s answer those questions and manipulate conditions that affect biochemistry. Read more!