TURN UP THE SOUND ON SCIENCE

The DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation Invites you to Turning Up the Sound on Science: A Culminating Event of the DCIBL Project and STEM Resource Exchange Powered by a grant from the American Honda Foundation When: Thursday, May 24th, 2012 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – STEM Resource Fair 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – DCIBL Presentations Where: Carnegie Institution for Science 1530 P Street, NW, Washington, DC How do I get there? The beautiful and historic Carnegie Institution is located on the southeast corner of 16th and P Streets NW -- and can be reached by car, bus or Metro. There is both metered and unmetered street parking throughout the general neighborhood. There is also a pay, underground Colonial Parking garage on the south side of P Street between 16th and 17th streets – just a block away. The closest Metro stops are Farragut North and Dupont Circle, both on the Red Line. G-2 busses run on P Street and S-1,S-2,S-4, and S-9 busses run on 16th Street. Why Join Us? Network with national and local providers of free and low-cost STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) resources that YOU can use with youth to engage young minds! Take home a list of some of the very best STEM websites that exist on the internet! Meet teams of young science explorers from five community-based organizations around the District as they present their experiences in designing and implementing their own experiments! What is the DCIBL Project? The DCIBL (DC Inquiry-Based Learning) Project is a pilot program make more young people and youth development practitioners comfortable with and engaged in STEM after school. What is the Turning up the Sound on Science Event and Resource Fair? An intrepid band of young people and youth workers representing a cohort of five community-based organizations are concluding a six-month journey into hands-on science exploration with DCIBL. The first two phases of their exploration – hands-on experimenting with forces and motion and using the same inquiry principles in creating their own experiments – are now culminating in a celebration of what they’ve learned and a gathering place where other youth-serving organizations can connect with exciting STEM resources and opportunities.
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