A great documentary about oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle's campaign to save the ocean is available on Netflix called Mission Blue.
The Hunt for Life is a documentary about paleontologist Dr. Mary Schweitzer discovering blood cells in a dinosaur fossil for the first time and her discovery of being able to identifty that a dinosaur fossil was female.
GIRLS AND SCIENCE
Denver Nature and Science, throughout the Museum
Saturday, March 4, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
All ages welcome, with activities targeted to ages 8-13
Included with a general admission ticket
Be inspired by women in science! The Denver Museum of Nature & Science and CBS4 are excited to host the third annual Girls and Science event on Saturday, March 4, 2017.
Explore a variety of Science Clubhouses, where girls (and boys!) and their families will meet women scientists and experience the many diverse opportunities a future in science, technology, engineering, art, and math can bring. This day is all about igniting a passion for science—so try it on, test it out, and play!
Ages 2-18: $4 general Museum admission
SNAP Access: Free, just show your EBT card at Ticketing
Military (current, reservist, and National Guard members): Free
Organized Youth Groups: Free, with advanced reservations at 303-370-6000
College students and 12th graders, Ayn Rand Novels is looking for your opinion about the book, Atlas Shrugged. Write a solid essay of 800 through 1,600 words on one of three topics to enter the Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest and you could win one of 84 cash prizes worth between $50 and $20,000. Last day to enter April 28th.
To encourage early readers, each spring and fall we offer the Give Me 20 Challenge to our teachers and parents. The goal of the challenge is to build reading-readiness skills and develop an at-home reading routine over an eight-week period. The challenge is open to anyone who has a preschooler-it can be done individually or in the classroom-no restrictions.
Dates: March 6 – April 28, 2017Strictly No Elephants, written by Liza Mantchev and illustrated by Taeeun Yoo is the featured partner for the spring challenge. Read this book and more to your class or child(ren) twenty minutes a day, five days per week during the eight-week challenge, and you'll be entered for a chance to win one of fifty prize packs that includes a copy of Strictly No Elephants, an elephant plush and a Pizza Hut gift card. Official Rules.To sign up, click here
Denver Unschoolers a group in the Denver metro area for all homeschoolers regardless of their homeschooling philosophy or spiritual beliefs. We hope to help provide support, friendship and group activities.