Academic & Online Programs for Youth and Teens INTRODUCTION TO CHEMISTRY (GRADES 7-8) Get a head start on high school chemistry with this introduction to the basics. Learn about the factorlabel method as it applies to quantities (a number and a unit). Compare and contrast the properties of solids, liquids and gases. And find out about the workings of significant digits. This preparatory class lays the groundwork that will help you better understand high school chemistry. Tuition includes the $5 materials fee for the (safe) experiments and activities.
STORY MAKER: CREATIVE WRITING & LANGUAGE ARTS (GRADES 7-8) Through guidance and encouragement, young writers will learn to enhance their creativity. Using character sheets, background sketches and plot outlines, students will blend these fundamentals into an engaging story. Class includes instruction on sentence structure and grammar. Those who’ve already written a short story — in need of improvement — are encouraged to work on it in class. When each student’s story is completed, they will be combined into a booklet to highlight accomplishments. Additional keepsake booklets for friends and family are available for $5 each. Class limited to 10 participants.
Grayslake Campus 3398 CSCC 2-001 Meets Saturdays, October 15-November 5 9 a.m.-10:20 a.m. $70 DiPrima Room A111
4162 CEXP 27-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturday, October 15 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $70 Leonard Room A156
INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS (GRADES 7-8) Familiarize yourself with some of the basic concepts of physics, such as gravity and light. Learn the relationship of space and matter; the properties of mass, velocity and time; and the effects of energy. This preparatory class lays the groundwork to help you better understand high school physics. Tuition includes the $5 materials fee for the (safe) experiments and activities.
Online Classes for Youth
3404 CSCC 1-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturdays, September 17-October 8 9 a.m.-10:20 a.m. $70 DiPrima Room A111
STEM—SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATH (GRADES 6-9) Get hands-on experience in science, technology and engineering as you perform experiments and demonstrations. You’ll participate in highly interactive projects on physics, chemistry, biology and engineering and apply related math. You’ll also build bridges and towers and compete with classmates. 4139 CEXP 68-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturdays, October 29-November 19 9 a.m.-11 a.m. $89 Froelich Room E125
Test Preparation IMPROVE YOUR ACT SCORE (GRADES 6-12) Learn secrets to finish ACT tests quicker and score higher in this four-day class. You will learn how to avoid common mistakes and how to pick the best answer when taking the reading, English, math and science sections of the ACT. Each class will focus on one subject and experienced teachers will present lessons from the Barron’s ACT book. The class does not offer the actual ACT exam. However, it will prepare you for the Oct. 22 and Dec. 10 test dates in your area.
Writing WRITE A STORY & PUBLISH YOUR WORK (GRADES 7-8) Perhaps you have composed a story and want to improve it. Or perhaps you have some exciting ideas that would make a great story once you put them on paper. Meet with other young writers once a month on Monday nights to improve writing skills. Your instructor will help you write and illustrate your work. You can draw your characters and write a story around them or you can write your tale and then illustrate it. Writers can be beginners or experienced. If you wish, you can practice what you learn during the weeks between classes. Your manuscript will be made into a booklet for you to keep. Extra booklets for friends and family are available for $5 each. Class dates: 9/19, 10/17, 11/21, 12/12.
COMPUTERS ONLINE – MICROSOFT OFFICE (AGES 13-17) Students aged 13-17: Enjoy online convenience and learn your way at your time and your place. Visit www.ed2go.com/clcyouth for a complete list of online classes and REGISTER and PAY in one spot. No need to register through CLC. For REGISTRATION assistance call (847) 543-2022. Note: Fall ed2go online classes begin August 17, September 21, October 19, November 9 and December 14, 2011. $99 each • INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS 7 • KEYBOARDING ONLINE • MICROSOFT ACCESS • MICROSOFT EXCEL • MICROSOFT OUTLOOK • MICROSOFT POWERPOINT • MICROSOFT PROJECT • MICROSOFT PUBLISHER
4160 CEXP 27-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Mondays, September 19-December 12 6:45 p.m.-8:45 p.m. $70 Courtright Room E124
4133 CEXP 50-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturdays, September 24-October 15 9 a.m.-12 p.m. $169 Staff Room D130 WWW.CLCILLINOIS.EDU/NONCREDIT