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Science Resource Fair - March 15-16, 1996

The Teacher Resource Center and the Demonstration Site for the Mathematics and Science Consortia of North Central Regional Education Laboratory will hold its Second Annual Science Resource Fair on March 15-16, 1996.

The feature author of this year's Fair will be Janice VanCleave, nationally known author of science activity books. Janice will do a Hands-on Keynote Session, "Making Classroom Science Awesome!" in the Fermilab Wilson Hall, Ramsey Auditorium on Friday and a workshop for teachers on Saturday morning.

Educators may register to attend the Resource Fair which is designed to be an indepth sampling of resources for teaching mathematics, science and technology in the K-12 classroom. Participants will select from several 90-minute sessions.

· Try CD-I (Compact Disk Interactive) technology.

· Experience activities from nationally recognized programs that include hands-on science methods and STS (science-technology and society) connections.

· Use the Internet as an professional development and educational tool.· Sample new CD-Rom products and see new tradebooks.

· Learn what other area science resources such as the Brookfield Zoo, Adler Planetarium and Chicago Academy of Science have to offer the classroom teacher.

· Receive materials for National Science and Technology Week.

· More sessions to be confirmed.


Registration forms will be mailed in January 1996. Cost is $15.00 per person/day. Call Brenda Czarapata or Gayle Stephens at 708-840-8258 to be added to the registration mailing list.