Browsing Archive: December, 2011

Global Education, Multiculturalism - Whatever You Call It, It's a Small World After All

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Saturday, December 31, 2011,

One of my greatest passions is traveling, so I enjoy sharing my travel adventures with my students.  Enthusiasm is catching, so my students pick up on my enthusiasm when I share something I'm passionate about.  Although many students have not left the state (except to go to Disney World), I find that they are extremely interested to hear & learn about the foreign places they've only read about in books (both fiction & non-fiction).

 

 

This TripAdvisor Travel Map has pins in all of th...


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Siemen's We Can Change The World Competition

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, December 21, 2011,
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Have a Holly, Jolly GREEN Holiday with the 
Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge!

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The 2011 grand prize winning middle school team from Kapaau, Hawaii, started a battery recycling program.

Top prizes include:
  • A $50,000 scholarship
  • Discovery adventure trips 
  • Grants for your school
  • Assemblies featuring Discovery Channel talent
  • And more
Visit wecanchange.com and click on your grade band to learn more.

Applications are due March 15, 2012, so there is still plenty of time to get started! 

This holiday se...


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Penn State Astrobiology Citizen Science Project

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, December 21, 2011,

Pilot Citizen Science Study of Distributed Domestic Water Heater Microbiology Diversity

The Project
Presently, there is a growing interest in the biogeography of microorganisms. By looking at the genetic differences from isolates of similar microbes from across the globe, researchers are currently trying to understand the degree to which populations of microbes are isolated and whether this isolation suggests an allopatric speciation model for prokaryotes.

We propose to conduct a citizen science...


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FREE! Multimedia Classroom CD Rom Lesson FDR: A Presidency Revealed

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Saturday, December 17, 2011,
A Special Offer from History.com.  FREE! Multimedia Classroom CD Rom Lesson FDR: A Presidency Revealed

An excellent resource for teaching about Pearl Harbor, this program explores the character of the man who stood at the epicenter of American politics for 12 of the most turbulent years in the nation's history. This comprehensive lesson is correlated to individual state and national curriculum standards and contains the following:

• Short video segments for each learning objective
• Printabl...

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The Real Story of Christmas

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Saturday, December 17, 2011,

The Real Story of Christmas on the History Channel
Tuesday, December 20th at 11/10c


A religious celebration as well as a cultural phenomenon, Christmas has many meanings throughout the world. The Real Story of Christmas provides an insightful tour through the history of this holiday and traces the origins of its enduring traditions. Few students may know that celebrating Christmas was against the law in some parts of America in the 17th and 18th centuries, for example, or that the holiday has b...


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Brooklyn Museum Teacher Leadership Program Event

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, December 14, 2011,



Join us for Teacher Leadership Program!






Brooklyn Museum


Teacher Leadership
Program at the
Brooklyn Museum


Thursday,

January 12, 2012
4:30–6:30 p.m.
Education Gallery,
1st Floor


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Lan Tuazon drawing

Join us for an exclusive artist talk and art-making workshop with Lan Tuazon, a featured artist in Raw/Cooked, a series of exhibitions highlighting under-the-radar Brooklyn-based artists. Discover the ...

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