FREE Educational Workshops at the Science Museum of Virginia
Saturday, March 10, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)
The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Passport to Education initiative has partnered with the Science Museum of Virginia for a Family Cultural Saturday on March 10th, 11:30a.m-5:00 p.m. celebrating diversity through food in conjunction with The exhibit ‘RACE’: Are we so different? The educational goal of the Race project is to help individuals of all ages better understand the origins and manifestations of Race and racism in everyday life by investigating Race and human variation through the framework of science. This cultural event will provide an excellent opportunity to bring educational resources to the Hispanic community, and also celebrates cultural heritage through food.
12:00pm-1:00pm State Council for Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) on "Kindergarten to College" in the Discovery Room.
1:00pm-2:00pm Great Aspirations Scholarship program (GRASP) in the Discovery Room.
2:00pm-2:45pm Elizabeth Williamson, Educational Specialist for the U.S. Department of Education.
3:00pm-4:00pm Demonstrations by two Colombian scientists from Dupont, who will demonstrate materials that Dupont makes on the Live Science Stage.
At the Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 West Broad Street Richmond, Va. 23220
For more information, call the VAHCC State headquarters at (804) 378-4099.
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The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (VAHCC) provides consulting, networking, education and promotion to Members seeking to do better business, from and with the Hispanic community. With hundreds of events per year throughout Virginia, the VAHCC is "Building Bridges" to bridge the gap between your business and its growth potential.
Visit VAHCC.com to view a complete calendar and apply to become a VAHCC Member today.