HCCSC parents, teachers and students invited to “Investigation Celebration”

FOR RELEASE
2004-02-26
Huntington, Ind.— Huntington College will host “Investigation Celebration,” a community event for Huntington County Community School Corporation (HCCSC) parents, teachers and students. The upcoming event will take place on Tuesday, March 9, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., in Huntington College’s Science Hall.

Beginning at 4:30 p.m., HC education students in the Elementary Science Methods and Materials class will lead a seminar on how to use the scientific method to complete investigations. This seminar will be open to adults only. HCCSC teachers and parents, as well as local homeschool parents, are cordially invited to attend.

Following the seminar at 5:30 p.m., there will be open exhibits of over 20 completed investigations, exciting demonstrations of “Whiz-Bang Science” presented by chemistry professors and students, refreshments, door prizes and resource tables available. Elementary students are invited and welcome to participate in the open exhibits and other activities from 5:30-6:30 p.m. All HCCSC elementary teachers are invited to participate as well along with HCCSC students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

This community event is intended to help prepare teachers, parents and students for the upcoming Science Fair, which is currently held in the district biannually.

“Investigation Celebration” is the collaboration of several HC professors, students, departments and HCCSC including Susie Burson of the education department, Bill Bordeaux and Ruth Nalliah of the chemistry department, Matt Webb of admissions, Trace Hinesly of HCCSC and Huntington College elementary education and chemistry students.

Adults must register for the seminar portion of the event. To register or for more information, contact Susie Burson at (260) 359-4150 or by email at sburson@huntington.edu. Admission to the event is free.

Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. USNews & World Report ranks Huntington among the top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana. The College is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).

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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
260.359.4129
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284