SENECA FALLS – The Seneca Falls Library is inviting kids to explore the universe inside the STARLAB Portable Planetarium on Saturday, July 14th at the Seneca Falls Community Center. Award-winning science educator Steve Tomecek will introduce kids to the solar system during this interactive program inside the planetarium!
There will be a session for preschoolers and kindergarteners at 10:00 am and sessions for first graders and older at 10:45 am and 11:30 am. Space in the STARLAB is limited, so children must register at the library’s circulation desk in person or by calling 568-8265. Please note that depending on the number of participants, parents may not be able to accompany children inside the STARLAB.
Stephen M. Tomecek, Executive Director and founder of Science Plus, Inc., is a scientist, science educator and author. He served as the Associate Director for the Science Museum of Long Island and as the Science Program Supervisor for the New York Hall of Science. He currently serves as a writer and science consultant for the National Geographic Society, Scholastic, Inc. and Chelsea House.
For eight years Tomecek was the on-air host for the New York Kids show on WNYC radio in New York City and was the writer and star of Dr. Dad’s Ph-3, an Emmy-award-winning television series broadcast on PBS stations across the country. Tomecek’s television credits also include serving as the Science Educational Consultant for 3-2-1 Classroom Contact and as a curriculum writer for both Newton’s Apple and Scholastic’s Magic School Bus.
Tomecek has written more than 45 nonfiction books for both teachers and kids. His very first book, Bouncing & Bending Light, won the 1996 American Institute of Physics science writing award, and he has written 6 books for National Geographic’s highly acclaimed Jump Into Science series.
This event is sponsored by the Nelson B. Delavan Foundation.
For more information or to request/suggest a program, contact Nickie Marquis at 315-568-8265 ext. 4 or email@example.com.
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