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Young Scientists’ Day!

Thunderbird parents: It’s time to get seriously into science because soon it will be ….

8th Annual Young Scientists’ Day!!! Thursday, November 14, 2013

We need a few more Scientist Presenters to speak to our 3rd – 5th grade students in groups of about 20 (you present the same material/activity to two different groups). Are you a Pharmacist? Veterinarian? Doctor? Chemist? Astronomer? Geographer? We want you to be a speaker or volunteer to help others that day! We also need a Co-Chair for this Committee starting fall of 2014. If you love science and want to help continue a strong T.H.E. tradition, please contact Ashley McLain ( or Michelle Canning ( preferably by September 20th please.

Schedule for November 14th

8:00 Welcome Coffee for Scientists (Library)

8:30 Kick-off Assembly in the Gym

9-9:45 First Presentation Session

10-10:45 Second Presentation Session

11-12:00 PTA Appreciation Lunch for Scientists/Volunteers
In past years, we have learned about:

The Human Heart * Electricity * Cancer Research * Salamanders * Video Game
Design * Archeology * Psychology/the Brain * Climate Change * Backyard Wildlife * Tiny Insects * Forensics * Pharmacy * Green Architecture * Astronomy * Watersheds * Digestion

….just to name a few great topics!
Please join us for an exciting event – volunteer today!