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Mini Docents at the California Academy of Sciences – Power of the 10 year olds!

Photo: Lucia Eames In yesterday’s San Francisco Chronicle, there was a wonderful article about 4th graders from Town School teaching visitors at the California Academy of Sciences about the importance of the rain forest by being docents at the museum. “The academy’s program… provides teachers with classroom kits that include lesson plans and items such [...]

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Map of Powers of 10 events – Exploratorium

The Exploratorium is having an exciting celebration of 10/10/10 in San Francisco on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday, October 9, 2010 2 p.m. A screening of short films by Charles & Ray Eames including Eames Lounge Chair (1956, 2 minutes), Mathematical Peep Show (1961, 10 minutes), Two Baroque Churches (1955, 11 minutes), Bread (1953, 6 minutes), [...]

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Taking a minute to wonder

Yesterday I attended the celebration for what will be the future space for Children’s Museum of Sonoma County in Santa Rosa (next to the Schulz Museum).  In founder Collette Michaud’s speech, she cited the statistic that today a child’s area of exploration in his or her neighborhood has been reduced to 1/9 of what it [...]

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