Science Matters in Philadephia, PA

In 3 days, the National Conference on Science Education comes to Philadelphia, March 18-21. You know that Discovery will be there, along with many DEN STAR asnd GURUs, but Governor Edward G. Rendell is going to be there too for an old-fashioned Town Hall Meeting. From the DEN National blog, Rendell is

going to be part of the first-ever Science Matters National Town Hall Meeting on Science Education on Friday, March 19, at the Millennium Hall in the Loews Hotel. At this National Town Hall, science educators, school administrators, and other invited guests will engage with Governor Rendell and other panel members about the state of science education. They will also address key initiatives that are helping teachers to prepare students for the challenges of the 21st century.

To register for the conference and attend the town hall, visit

But that’s not all. NSTA and DEN are providing 3 FABULOUS days loaded with special events for which Discovery is renowned. If you registered in time, you will be attending these wonderful events.

Wednesday, March 17
Pre-conference Dinner with our STARs
City Tavern
5:30-8:00 PM
RSVP to Brad Fountain (

lifeThursday, March 18
LIFE Screening – the landmark sequel to the award-winning series PLANET EARTH, narrated by Oprah Winfrey

Where – The Franklin Institute
When – Doors open at 5:45 PM, Screening begins at 6:15 PM
Reception to follow.

hubble.jpgFriday, March 19
IMAX(R) presents two exclusive screenings of HUBBLE
Pick up your FREE TICKETS at the Discovery Education Booth # 1025 starting Thursday, March 18th.
Tickets and seating available on FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis!
Where – The Franklin Institute
When – First screening at 6 PM, Second screening at 8 PM.

Hope to see you in Philadelphia.

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