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Title:
Science and Afterschool: Explore the Possibilities
When:
Friday, March 18 2011 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Category:
Immersion

Description

Join colleagues from the region to learn creative ways to bring Science to your After School Program.

Presenters:

Katie Cubina, Vice President of the Immersion Learning program at Mystic Aquarium.  Immersion Learning is a fun, hands-on, science enrichment program for kids ages 9-14 based on real ocean research and exploration. Learn about how you can use Immersion activities in your afterschool or summer camp programs, and try your hand at a sample activity that you can conduct with youth.

Dale McCreedy, Ph.D., Director of Gender and Family Learning Programs at The Franklin Institute.  Learn effective strategies for engaging children in collaborative, creative, hands-on science activities and obtain resources for encouraging intergenerational learning, linking home and afterschool.

Location: Kitchings Classroom at Mystic Aquarium

Registration Fee: $5

To Register: Contact Dina Sears-Graves at United Way at 860.464.3322 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Advanced payment only - Cash or check accepted. Please make check out to United Way of Southeastern Connecticut and mail to: P.O. Box  375, Gales Ferry, CT 06335

Questions? Contact Deb Stewart at the Youth Dev. Training and Resource Center at 203.789.7645 x 192; Linda Fecteau at  COFY at 860.287.4760; or Katie Cubina 860.572.5955 x267 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it