Celebrate Science! A BC Sciencefest (September 25, 2010)

Join us to learn about science and science books for kids and teens! Experience an exclusive tour of the new Beaty Biodiversity Museum at the University of British Columbia which is home of the Blue Whale skeleton. This 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.

Not in BC? Unable to attend yourself?
Then register anyways for $20.00 and designate your registration be used for a Student teacher or Student librarian so they can be selected to attend on your behalf. All the writers and museum staff have donated their time – so please help us support this fundraising event.

Event Details
Celebrate Science! A BC Sciencefest for Teachers, Librarians and Parents in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum (University of British Columbia)
Saturday, September 25, 2010
8:30-a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Our keynote speaker is the amazing astronomer Jaymie Matthews! Hear from a stellar line up of BC science writers for kids and teens – Shar Levine and Leslie Johnstone, Cora Lee, Deborah Hodge, Adrienne Mason, Claire Eamer, Paula Johanson, Maggie de Vries, Tanya Kyi, Avis Harley and Fiona Bayrock. You’ll receive a flash drive with some of our favorite science experiments and activities, plus a Science Swag Bag with treats from Science World, Orca Book Publishers and more! As well, you will also want to stop by the UBC Education Library to check out the Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s book collection.

Register using the registration form. Or call Jo-Anne Naslund at 604-822-0940 for more details.