Lecture: The Beginnings of Science Inquiry: How Parents Can Support Children’s Learning About Science and the Natural World

by NYC Firm Schools on March 5, 2012

The Parents League & The Science and Nature Program at the American Museum of Natural History present:

The Beginnings of Science Inquiry: How Parents Can Support Children’s Learning About Science and the Natural World

  • Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2012
  • Time: 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
  • Place: American Museum of Natural History, Linder Theater (participants must use entrance on West 77 St – circular drive between CPW and Columbus Ave.)
  • Featuring:
    Jane R. Kloecker, M.S.Ed., Director of The Science and Nature Program at the American Museum of Natural History

Register for the event here

“Learn about the value of parent involvement in their children’s science education, based on findings from 14 years of parent and child engagement in The Science and Nature Program at the American Museum of Natural History. This interactive presentation will highlight ways to respond to children’s questions and observations, providing practical suggestions for guiding their natural curiosity about the world around them. Whether at home, in the city, or on vacation, parents and children have many opportunities to investigate science together.”

About the Speaker:
Jane R. Kloecker, M.S.Ed., is the Director of The Science and Nature Program at the American Museum of Natural History. She founded the Program at the Museum in 1998, and has been instrumental in developing innovative early learning programs at both public and Firm Schools in New York City.

This lecture is targeted to parents of children in preschool and lower school.

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