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Subaru & AAAS hold special events to highlight the importance of science education at annual meeting

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Raising the visibility of science education is more vital now then ever before. To showcase some of the most powerful voices and tools in science education today for children and young adults, Subaru and AAAS' Science Books and Films (SB&F) will hold four events this week. In its 12th year, this partnership and its outreach efforts are flourishing. We hope you will join us.

1. Talk and Book Signing with Hope Jahren bestselling author of Lab Girl.

Where: Sheraton Boston, Hampton Room, 39 Dalton St.

When: Wednesday February 15, 2017, 5:00 - 6:30

Details: Open to the general public

2. Second Chance to meet Hope Jahren.

Thursday February 16th at the Hynes Convention Center, Level 3 Hallway, 4:00 - 5:00 PM (Open to meeting attendees only).

3. Bringing Cool Science to a Boston K-8 School

Who: WGBH producers Ari Daniel (winner of a 2016 Gold AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award for Radio) and Greg Kestin, a NOVA producer.

What: Both producers will share their adventures with two eighth grade classes at the Winter Hill Community Innovation School in Somerville, MA.

When: February 16, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Where: Winter Hill Community Innovation School, 115 Sycamore St., Somerville, MA 02145

Details: If interested in attending please contact Aimee Stern.

4. Honoring the Best Science Books of the Year and their Authors

What: 2017 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize Award Ceremony and Reception

When: Sat. February 18, 6:30-8:00

Where: Sheraton Boston Hotel, Liberty Ballroom, 39 Dalton St. Boston, MA 02199

Details: Please stop by to meet the prize-winning authors who write about identifying mammals' teeth, the intelligence of crows, the study of plants, and answering the questions about how changes to terrain affect wildlife?



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