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
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
5200 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-5400
Contact: Ms. Monica Medina
Phone: (619) 594-7152
2601 Mariposa Street
San Francisco, CA 94110-1400
Contact: Mr. David Shaw
Director of Communications
Phone: (415) 553-2216
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
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
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
Phone: (619) 263-2302
San Diego Natural History Museum
PO Box 1390
San Diego, CA 92112
Contact: Ms. Dee Norton
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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