Student Programs

Catalog of Student Programs for 1998/99 School Year

to be Mailed - April 15, 1998

Be on the lookout!! The Student Programs offerings for the 1998/99 school year will be mailed to Principals, Math Department Chairs, and Science Department Chairs in CSRA schools around April 15. All student programs have been correlated to the South Carolina Academic Achievement Standards in Math and Science. These are included in the programs booklet and may be helpful when planning your visit. Reservations must be made in writing on the registration forms provided. Use one form per visit. For more information on RPSEC student programs or to register on line, visit: Maximum - 30 students per class; 60 students per visit.

Construction of the addition to the Center is scheduled to begin this summer. We do not expect any interruption to our 98-99 student programs schedule. However, we reserve the right to reschedule any programs that will be affected by the construction work. Sufficient advanced notice will be given.


We are looking forward to the new year and are adding new programs to our list.

Larry Cat in Space (Planetarium K-5)

Young Entomologist (Life Science 4-8)

Digging for Gold: Mining and Mineral Identification (Earth Science 4-12)

(TEMS) Technology to Enrich Mathematics and Science (See article on page 7)

Case of the Green Feathers (Environmental Science K-3)

Let's Go Fishing (Integrated Math and Science 4-8)

Fibonacci Numbers in Nature (Mathematics 6-9)

More than Meets the Eye (Planetarium 6-12)

More than Meets the Eye (Planetarium 6-12)

How Obscura (Physics 3-12)


Reservation Time Line

April 15

Program booklets will be mailed to principals, math and science chairs at each school

April 15-June 30

Reservation forms accepted for student programs

July 1-August 1

Scheduling of programs

August 15

Tentative schedule mailed to secretaries at schools Confirmations mailed to teachers

August 15-September 15

Adjustments made if necessary

September 15

Final confirmations sent to teachers. Student programs begin

Teacher Orientation - Student Program Previews


We will offer a Teacher Orientation Workshop on Wednesday, May 20, 1998 from 3:45-5:00 in the classroom at the RPSEC. The purpose is to provide a preview of activities from some of our new programs and to offer assistance with student program registration for 98/99 school year. Please call Ms. Angela Taylor at (803)641-3313 or from Augusta 278-1967 (ext. 3313) if you plan to attend.