Thursday, September 16, 2010

Celebrate Science! is coming. Don't miss it!

Calling all Teachers, Librarians, and Parents in or near Vancouver
Celebrate Science! A BC Sciencefest for Teachers, Librarians and Parents in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum
Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010
8:30-a.m. to 12:30 noon.

The event supports the work of the Canadian Children's Book Centre, a not-for-profit organization devoted to promoting the reading of Canadian books for youth.
Keynote speaker is the amazing astronomer Dr. Jaymie Matthews! Learn more about science and about new science books for kids and teens from a stellar line up of BC science writers--Shar Levine and Leslie Johnstone, Cora Lee, Deborah Hodge, Adrienne Mason, Claire Eamer, Paula Johanson, Maggie Devries, Tanya Kyi, Avis Harley and Fiona Bayrock. You also welcome to visit the Canadian Children's Book Centre book collection found in the UBC Education Library.

Don't miss the opportunity to meet authors, learn about science and science books for kids & teens, and for an exclusive tour of the new Beaty Biodiversity Museum at the University of British Columbia which is home of the Blue Whale skeleton.
For more information, contact: Jo-Anne Naslund, Instructional Programs Librarian Education Library 2125 Main Mall Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4 Tel. 604-822-0940 FAX 604-822-5378

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