So, You Want to Host a Family Science Night?by: Cynthia Lundeen

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From recruiting volunteers to selecting activities and everything in between, this article offers tips on organizing a successful family science event at your school. It includes discrepant event activity examples, meant to probe, challenge, and clarify observers' current ideas.

Grades
  • Elementary
  • Middle
Publication Date
7/1/2005

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  • on Mon Jun 06, 2011 5:19 PM

This article is about one way to organize a Family Science Night. I was surprised at the way this was organized, as I had been trained to be a Family Science Night presenter by the Foundation for Family Science many years ago and this is not the format they use. However, this is a very interesting way to go about doing a Family Science Night and it hits many of the same topics in a different way. Both seek to encourage parents to participate in their children's education and to show an interest in science. I thought the $10 budget was a little low, but other than that, it did a good job of outlining an efficient method to bring parents to school!

Tina Harris  (Fairmount, IN)
Tina Harris (Fairmount, IN)


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