Events


S. E. E. D

15th Annual Science Education Enrichment Day

Saturday, October 21, 2000

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

University of South Carolina Aiken

Planetarium tickets for sale in front of the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center

Adults $2 / Senior Adults, Children, Students $1


Family Night Under the Stars

November 4, 2000

The Augusta Astronomy Club, the Dupont Planetarium, and the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center will host the annual Fall Star Party on November 4, 2000. The planetarium shows, "More Than Meets the Eye" and "Larry Cat In Space" will be available for viewing. Activities will begin at 6:00 PM and will continue until about 11:00 PM. Activities will include planetarium shows, viewing of stellar objects through telescopes, and lectures on astronomy. The viewing and lectures are free, but there will be a charge for the planetarium shows. Planetarium shows will be offered on a first come first served basis. The shows will begin on the hour with the first show at 6:00 PM. "Larry Cat in Space" will be shown at 6:00 and 7:00. "More Than Meets the Eye" will be shown at 8:00 and 9:00. The free astronomy lectures will begin on the hour as well. The lectures will begin at 7:00 PM with the last one beginning at 9:00 PM.

The star party will be held rain or shine at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center at USC Aiken. Free refreshments will be available. Plan to bring friends and your whole family to a fun-filled evening under the stars.


Conference Dates to Remember

Ed Tech Conference Charleston, SC September 27-28

SCCTM Myrtle Beach, SC October 5-6

SC2 Myrtle Beach, SC November 1-3

NSTA St. Louis, MO March 20-23

NCTM (National) Orlando, FL April 4-7


August 2000 RPSEC Newsletter Index

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The Ruth Patrick Science Education Center Newsletter is a publication of the RPSEC for educators. The Center encompasses the CSRA HUB, CEET, Dupont Planetarium, and NRSMEEP. If you have any information that would be beneficical to the audience of this newsletter, or would like to be added to the mailing list, please contact Cindy Sparling, Editor,at (803) 641-3594. Deadline for submission in the next newsletter is Nov. 5, 2000

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Ruth Patrick Science Education Center
Center of Excellence in Educational Technology
University of South Carolina Aiken
471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801
803-641-3313

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