Outreach

Slime
Slime
The Physical Science outreach program, created by Donna Benson(Geology Faculty) and currently  led by Kelli Wakefield (Geology Faculty), has grown from educating 50-100 students a year to educating over 1,000 students a year.

The targeted schools are title 1 schools with little or no science content. This program allows K-6th graders the opportunity to learn about Geology, Physics, Astronomy, Engineering, and Chemistry through hands-on activities, including creating slime, digging for fossils, making comets and experiencing volcanic eruptions.  The program has become a great success with volunteer help from the Physical Science faculty, staff and MCC students.

For more information on our Outreach program, please contact Kelli Wakefield @ (480) 461-7054.