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Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and Thank You

posted Dec 26, 2011, 4:45 AM by Stephen Schmidt

Dear Friends,

Merry Christmas!


It is with heartfelt thankfulness that I write to you this holiday season.  Snapshot Science has had a wonderful first full year, with many successes thanks to the support of you and yours.  Here are a few of the 2011 highlights:


v  Completion of the first ever Current Science Seminar for High School Students

v  Contract with Newman Catholic Schools to use Science Lab and equipment

v  Collaborated with Peter Barbella Mathematics to meet families from around the state at the Wisconsin Parent’s Association Annual Home Educators conference in May

v  Science Lab Open House at Newman Catholic High School in May

v  Second Current Science Seminar group started in October

v  First LEGO Series class for grades 5-7 held in October in the NCHS Science Lab

v  Taught science lessons to students ages 4-14 of the Wausau Area Catholic Homeschool Coop

v  First Snapshot Science Club of 20 students—an after school science enrichment program for  K-5 students at Newman Catholic Elementary School – St. Anne in November and December

v  Tutored several individual students in chemistry, writing, and ACT Science Test Prep


Plans for Spring 2012…

Ø  Lego Series – Renewable Energy Labs for grades 5-7 (1 or 2 sections in Wausau; 1 section on Washington Island)

Ø  Teach students of the Wausau Area Catholic Homeschool coop (WACH)

Ø  Snapshot Science Club at NCES – St. Mark

Ø  ACT Science Workshop


And Beyond…

Ø  Continue to develop lab science opportunities for families that homeschool, local homeschool cooperatives, and Bridges to Learn in Merrill

Ø  Aquatic Sciences Summer Camp for High School Students

Ø  Snapshot Science Club for several more schools and other groups

Ø  Develop programming for Virtual School students


Once again, thank you for your support of Snapshot Science this past year and into the future. 


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Happy New Year!

 Stephen H Schmidt, MS

Snapshot Science, LLC