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In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we're recognizing five dedicated teachers who inspire students and nurture their passions for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Each educator will receive a free workshop of their choice at Discovery Place Education Studio.

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we're recognizing five dedicated teachers who inspire students and nurture their passions for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

These educators were nominated by parents, colleagues and students to receive a free workshop of their choice at Discovery Place Education Studio.

One winning teacher will be announced on the Education Studio blog each day through May 8.

Meet the Teacher Appreciation Week giveaway winners.…

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We're looking for dedicated teachers who inspire students and nurture their passions for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Five educators will be selected to receive a free course of their choice at Discovery Place Education Studio.

Is there an outstanding educator in your life who deserves a special gift?

Nominate your favorite teacher to win a gift of education!

We're looking for dedicated teachers who inspire students and nurture their passions for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

Five educators will be selected to receive a free content workshop or technology workshop of their choice at Discovery Place Education Studio. 

Nominations must be submitted by Friday, May 1. One winning teacher will be announced each day of Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4 - 8.

Nominees may be Pre K - 12 teach… Keep reading.

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Volunteer Gloria Kirk shares her passion for animals in the Explore More Life and Explore More Collections labs at Discovery Place. She is among more than 300 volunteers who have generously given their time, talent and energy to bringing science, technology and nature to life at our Museums.

April 12-18 is National Volunteer Week!

In the past year, more than 300 volunteers have generously given their time, talent and energy to bringing science and nature to life at our Museums.

This week, we’re spotlighting one of our youngest volunteers, Gloria Kirk, who joined Discovery Place’s Apprentice Leadership Program in the fall of 2014.

The Apprentice Leadership Program provides students ages 12-17 with the opportunity to build critical thinking and leadership skills and gain knowledge of science and education while working closely with Museum professionals. These dedicated teen… Keep reading.

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Lab manager Juliann Chavez, center, meets with education partners in the Explore More Life lab. She recently was awarded a community engagement award from Miami University.

Discovery Place lab manager Juliann Chavez, a graduate student in the Global Field Program (GFP) from Miami University's Project Dragonfly, has been awarded a Community Engagement badge from the university for making a difference in human and ecological communities.

As part of the GFP, students like Chavez apply the tools of conservation science and advance the tenets central to the master's degree: inquiry, community and voice.

Through her conservation science and community course project entitled "Charlotte Creeks: Mapping the Health of Reedy Creek," Juliann created awareness for the … Keep reading.

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From rocket launches to fossil records, Discovery Place Summer Camps are offering a host of new and exciting subjects for kids to explore.

Summer Camps are back! We’ve got several new and exciting topics we’ll be exploring this year, from Natural Wonders to Paleohistory to Sounds of Summer.

This summer’s featured exhibition is Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World, and I hope campers are ready to rock with our brand new camp, Sounds of Summer. It’s an introduction to all things audio, both natural and manmade, for rising 4th and 5th graders. Audiophiles will explore the exhibition, study and tinker with instrument making and learn about sound waves, vibration and more during this week-long camp.

Our 3- and 4-year-old… Keep reading.

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Dianne Chipps Bailey, vice chair of the Board of Trustees for Discovery Place, and Charlotte Ballet's Jordan Leeper will perform Saturday, March 7, in Dancing with the Stars of Charlotte. Dianne is dancing to raise money for the Museum's new Welcome program, which provides low-cost access to families with EBT or WIC cards.

Dianne Chipps Bailey, vice chair of the Board of Trustees for Discovery Place, is setting aside her fear of dancing to raise money for the Museum's new Welcome program.

Dianne will perform Saturday, March 7, in Dancing with the Stars of Charlotte, Charlotte Ballet's annual gala. The fundraiser pairs local celebrities with the professional dancers of Charlotte Ballet to raise funds for the ballet company and for each local celebrity's chosen charity.

Launched in December, the Welcome program provides low-cost access to families with EBT or WIC cards. Parents or caregivers who present thei… Keep reading.

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