Thursday, November 19, 2009

Join Us at Paul Sereno's Live Presentation

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Please join Project Exploration, in conjunction with C2ST (Chicago Council on Science & Technology) and National Geographic, as they present an afternoon with Paul Sereno, speaking about all-things-crocodilian (ancient and modern) at this exclusive film screening and post-show Q & A opportunity. This event is open to the public for a $5.00 suggested donation.  Registration for general admission tickets is required through the C2ST Website:
The Details:

Sunday, December 6, 2009
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Northwestern University’s Chicago Campus
Rubloff Building – Thorne Auditorium
375 East Chicago Avenue (@ Lake Shore Drive)

Monday, November 16, 2009

Watch Paleontologist Paul Sereno's Crocodile Show this Saturday Night

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As part of National Geographic’s “Expedition Week” cable series, Paul Sereno brings prehistoric crocodiles back to life – such as the 40-foot-long, 110-million-year-old “SuperCroc” – by examining their contemporary counterparts on Saturday night, November 21st, at 8 pm!

Friday, November 13, 2009

Success in Binghamton!

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Stories continue to pour in from Read for the Record events across the world.  In Binghamton, New York, Pearson people from the Kirkwood Distribution Center read to 435 children at the Binghamton University Nature Preserve, as volunteers led various arts and crafts activities, passed out refreshments, and joined the children during a reading by Star Latronica, Director of the Four County Library System. Binghamton University Environmental Studies students, with support of Pearson volunteers and Fran Corea, led the children on a guided tour of the nature preserve, where they observed many species including frogs, geese, salamanders, and (fittingly) caterpillars, as well as a true beaver dam and beaver lodge.

New York State Senator Tom Libous issued a proclamation declaring October 8, 2009, “Read for the Record Day” in the 52nd Senate District.

Watch the Binghampton Event in Action:


Thursday, November 5, 2009

Family Book Night Comes to Austin

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Volunteers from the Pearson office in Austin, Texas - organized by Krista Whitley, Pearson HR Manager, Assessment and Information - will be facilitating a Pearson Foundation Family Book Night for 650 Pre-K and Kindergarten children and their families at the Lucy Read Center on November 23rd and 24th!  If you're in the area, please join us.

For more information - call 512.414.9400.

To learn more about Family Book Nights, visit: http://www.pearsonfoundation.org/pg3.2.html