13 Sunday / September 13, 2020

Fusing 101

12:00 pm to 03:00 pm on Sep 20
Bloomington Creative Glass Center

In this 2 week class you will be introduced to the fundamentals of glass fusing. We will teach/ introduce you to:

glass safety
glass hand tools
basic glass cutting
types of glass and glass compatibility
kiln overview
arranging glass for fusing
how heat affects glass
firing schedule fundamentals
In particular we will focus on arranging glass for flat fusing – the first step towards many more advanced techniques. You will make a pendant and a set of 2 coasters or small dishes.

Class limit: 6 students/6 family units

Ages: 18 and up

Tuition: $80

Prerequisite: none

Instructor: Anne Brahaum


13 Sunday / September 13, 2020

STEM Sundays for Families – Sun Experiments

03:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Virtual Event

Join WonderLab educators for a family STEM project! This week will be learning about the sun and creating experiments you can try on a sunny day! We will look at a DIY sundial, making rainbow crayons (or s’mores) with a DIY solar oven, and a sunscreen experiment. Supplies needed for the activities can vary, but include a paper plate (or paper), marker, aluminum foil, paper cups, crayons (or s’mores ingredients), a cardboard box, paper, and sunscreen. creating bubble wands out of everyday materials. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore the engineering design process. All welcome. This program is made possible through funding from Cook Medical and CFC Properties.

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