Miscellaneous Information


Creative Program Planners Donation

Special thanks to Anita Hanna and Creative Program Planners of Aiken. Their contribution of hands on teaching materials will help to enhance many of our programs at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center. This is another great partnership in education for CSRA children!

The 12th Annual Conference of the SC Marine Educators Association and the Environmental Education Association of South Carolina

March 30-April 2, 2000

The conference titled, "Working Together...Naturally" will be held at the Penn Center on St. Helena Island, near Beaufort, SC. Come join marine and environmental educators from throughout South Carolina as they come together to collaborate and promote awareness and appreciation of the State's bountiful environmental resources. Highlights include inspiring educational concurrent sessions, hands-on workshops, keynote addresses on the interconnectedness of resources and the identification of important strategic alliances, exhibits, round table forums, extraordinary Lowcountry dinners (including a cookout/oyster roast), the annual Auction and Marine Meringue, and fantastic field trips!

Welcome Dr. Alba Frascarelli

Dr. Alba Frascarelli is our visiting Archaeologist from Aiken's Sister City, Orvieto, Italy. She is spending her time at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center working with area school children who are doing simulated Archaeological digs. The children and teachers all enjoy learning about our past and how we learn from it.

Congratulations Dale Smith!

Dale Smith of Chukker Creek Elementary has been named Aiken County Teacher of the Year. Thank you for all your dedication and hard work. Good luck on South Carolina Teacher of the Year!

Student Programs Registration!

Keep your eyes open for the 2000-2001 Student Programs Booklet and registration form. We will be mailing a copy to each school's Principal, Science Department Chairperson and Math Department Chairperson around April 15th. You will be able to find the information on our website at http://rpsec.usca.sc.edu/ by that date. We've added some great new programs!

March 2000 Newsletter Index

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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