• UWA invites elementary students to Science Saturday

    Posted: April 09, 2012

    Author: Betsy Compton

    The University of West Alabama’s College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics invites elementary and middle school students in and around Sumter County to the next in its series of Science Saturdays on April 21 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Bibb Graves Hall on the UWA campus.

    Dr. Andrew Rindsberg, associate professor of biology at UWA, will present a colorful discussion about butterfly behavior and lead a nature walk around the UWA campus to help participants identify butterflies.

    Science Saturdays are designed to give young students early exposure to the world of science and mathematics. The sessions create excitement and enthusiasm that students need not only to learn the basics of science and math, but also gain the tools to further their studies in the field.

    The workshop is free and open to all children in third through eighth grades. The series is supported in part by the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Spaces are limited. For more information or to reserve a spot, please email Rosie Campbell (rmc@uwa.edu) or call 205-652-3414.
     
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