The Center for Children's Literature and Culture at the University of Florida, The France-Florida Research Institute, Florida Museum of Natural History, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida with the support of the Alachua County Library District, The Howe Society and the The Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature present:
Transforming Encounters II: Children and Science, Imagination and Inquiry
A colloquium to explore a range of innovative approaches, new and traditional, historical and contemporary, for bringing science into children's lives.
Date: February 18-19, 2005
Location: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Free and Open to the Public. Seating is Limited--Register Early.
Other presenters and participants will include:
- John Cech, Professor of English, and the Director of the Center for Children's Literature and Culture at the University of Florida
- Betty Dunckel, Program Director/Associate Scientist, Informal Science Education & Outreach, Florida Museum of Natural History
- Shari Ellis, Project Director of MESS, Florida Museum of Natural History
- Kenneth Kidd, Associate Professor of English and the Associate Director of the Center for Children's Literature and Culture
- Mary Jo Koroly, Associate Scientist, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Director of the University of Florida Center for Precollegiate Education and Training (UF CPET)
- Linda Leonard Lamme, Professor of Education, University of Florida
- Roseanne Russo, Manager of Youth Services, Alachua County Library District
- Rita Smith, Curator of the Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature
- Martin Vala, Professor of Chemistry, University of Florida