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Pro-D Celebrate Science & Canadian Books for Young People – UBC Sept. 25th

Attention All Teachers, Librarians, and Parents

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

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.

Keynote speaker is the amazing astronomer 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 may also want to visit the Canadian Children’s Book Centre book collection found in the UBC Education Library.

If you’d like further information please contact Jo-Anne Naslund
from the UBC Education library and the Canadian Children’s Book Centre, jnaslund@interchange.ubc.ca.

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