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Feel free to contact these organizations about their plans for A Science Odyssey.

San Diego Public Library
820 E. Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Contact: Ms. Jean Stewart
Supervisor, Children's Room

Phone: (619) 236-5865
Email: dzp@library.sannet.gov

The San Diego Public Library will be presenting workshops relating to the Science Odyssey series throughout the winter and spring. Workshop are free and open to the public. Below are just two, contact the Library about a complete list of upcoming programs.

Wednesday, January 28 at 10:30am "Mad Science"
A 40-minute, fun, and interactive presentation on the mysteries of science. Age: Grades 1-5

Wednesday, March 25 at 10:30am "Trekking the Stars" Attention all trekkies, Jedis, and X-files aficionados! Mysteries of extraterrestrial life will be addressed by various speakers. Age: Grades 1-5


Woodland Park Middle School

1220 Rock Spring Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
Contact: Ms. Debra Brice

Phone: (760) 743-4544
Email: mbbrice@aol.com


KPBS

5200 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-5400
Contact: Ms. Monica Medina
Outreach Coordinator

Phone: (619) 594-7152
Email: medina1@mail.sdsu.edu


KQED

2601 Mariposa Street
San Francisco, CA 94110-1400
Contact: Mr. David Shaw
Director of Communications

Phone: (415) 553-2216
Email: David_Shaw@qm.kqed.org

On January 1, 1998, KQED and the Tech Museum of Innovation start the year with a day-long exploration of science. Included in the day's events are a screening of highlights from A Science Odyssey, hands-on science activities, presentations by local scientists, distribution of materials to educators, and computer access to scientists in the Bay Area through the Ask-a-Scientist program. Admission is free for teachers and for children accompanied by an adult.

On January 10, 1998, KQED and Lawrence Hall of Science host a second day-long exploration of science. Included in the day's events are a screening of highlights from A Science Odyssey, hands-on science activities, presentations by local scientists, two teacher training sessions, and computer access to scientists in the Bay Area. Admission to the museum will be free for teachers and for children accompanied by an adult.

From January 12 to 16, KQED 88.5FM's program FORUM will interview scientist throughout the Bay Area regarding the history and future of science efforts in the five topic areas covered by the Science Odyssey series. FORUM airs daily 9-11am and repeats at 10pm-11pm.

Also available from KQED are Bay Area Science Resource Guides. This resource contains a guide to local science education centers, a calendar covering Bay Area science events from January to March, 1998, and a brief history of science and technology in the Bay Area through the twentieth century. Please contact KQED about receiving a copy.


Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club

200 North Quebec Street
San Mateo, CA 94401
Contact: Ms. Carrie Schartenberg
Development Director

Phone: (415) 347-9891


San Dieguito Boys & Girls Clubs

P.O. Box 615
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Contact: Mr. Duncan Smith
Director, Programs and Outreach

Phone: (619) 755-9371
Email: kay@bngc.solsource.net


Christ United Presbyterian Church

3025 Fir Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Contact: Dr. Kevin Clark

Phone: (619) 239-2346


Elementary Institute of Science

608 51st Street
San Diego, CA 92114-2201
Contact: Ms. Doris Anderson
Executive Director

Phone: (619) 263-2302


San Diego Natural History Museum

PO Box 1390
San Diego, CA 92112
Contact: Ms. Dee Norton
Program Coordinator

Phone: (619)232-3821 x204

On January 23, 1998, one hundred campers from the area will participate in the national Science Odyssey Camp-in.

On March 9, 1998, the Museum is hosting a Science Odyssey Camp-in for families. Contact the Museum about participating.

On January 9, 1998, 6-9pm, science educators are invited to the Museum for a Teacher Workshop. (Cost $15.00.) Come to the museum and learn about the Science Odyssey materials and engage in hands-on activities with fellow educators and scientists from Scripps Institute.




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