Inspire future scientists! McClure seeks scientists to present at Science Career Day

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by Laura Fonda

McClure Middle School is hosting a Science Career Day on Thursday, April 10th, and they need guest speakers to inspire kids and answer their questions on what it’s like to be a scientist.

If you have a cool science career or know someone who does and would be a great speaker, this is a great opportunity to make Science Career Day a success, and inspire future scientists. The school is hoping for at least 13 guest speakers, and it needs your help!

In addition to speaking at Science Career Day, the school is also interested in field trips to real-life scientist work locations – a great opportunity for students to learn even more about what it’s like to work in a scientific field.

McClure teaches the following subjects, and is especially interested in guest speakers for these areas:

  • 6th grade – Chemistry, Biology, Genetics, Human Body
  • 7th grade – Chemistry, Physics, Catastrophic Events
  • 8th grade  – Astronomy, Physics, Catastrophic Events, Human Body

For interested speakers, McClure Middle School is at 1915 1st Ave W and the school day starts 7:50am and finishes at 2:20pm. McClure has 3 time blocks for Guest Speakers to share their expertise with students, presenting to 2-3 classrooms for 30 minutes. If you or your nominated speaker needs more or less time, just ask!

  • Block 1 – 7:30 am – 10am
  • Block 2 – 9:30 am  – 12noon
  • Block 3 – 12noon – 2:30 pm

If you’re interested in inspiring future scientists, contact Sandra Katsoolis via email or at 206-512-0440.

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