|January 24, 2008
WHO: Middle school students who are eligible for the free-lunch program
WHAT: Can have the $10 fee waived for admission to Science Alive! at Gavilan College. Science Alive is an annual conference for middles schoolers featuring hands-on activities that make science fun. Science Alive!, it's seventh consecutive year, now draws over 300 middle schoolers from around the Bay Area.
This year's program includes:
* Workshops for students with hands-on math, science and computer enrichment activities/demonstrations.
* Parent workshops on education, financing the cost of college, and more!
* Keynote Address and demonstration
* Science Fair
* Raffle, prizes, and more!
Students can choose among 20 different workshops, including Crystal Growing, String Art, GavTV, Slime Time, The Secret Life of Strawberries, Is it Going To Rain?, A Cow's Eye View, First Aid for Kids, CSI, and more. Parents are invited to participate in: Financial Aid: Money For College, Preparation for High School and College - What Parents Should Know, Living With Your Adolescent, Help Your Child Succeed in Math and Science, and Yoga.
Bus transportation will be available from Hollister.
WHEN: Saturday, February 2, 2008
7:30-8:50 a.m. Check In: Gavilan College Student Center
9:00-10:00 a.m. Workshop I
10:10-11:10 a.m. Workshop II
11:10-11:25 a.m. Snack Break
11:30-12:30 a.m. Workshop III
12:30-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00-3:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Chabot Science Center, Science Fair
3:00-3:30 p.m. Raffle, Prizes, Conference ends
WHERE: Gavilan College Gilroy Campus: 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd., Gilroy
WHY: Science Alive! is presented by the Gavilan College Math Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA) program, The Gavilan College Math Department, and the Gavilan College Educational Foundation. Science Alive helps young students to connect with science, and also gain exposure to a college campus. Parent workshops are designed to help parents better support their students' interests and educational goals.
HOW: Register online at http://www.gavilan.edu/sciencealive/ or call Hope Jukl at (408) 846-4947.