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Vail Valley students can discover ‘inner scientist’

Vail Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL VALLEY – Eagle County’s Gifted Education Team is inviting all middle school students to discover their “inner scientist” at a free Vail Valley science lab being held Jan. 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Battle Mountain High School in Edwards.

Although “Forensics Night” is a free event, space is limited to the first 30 students that register. Registrations are being taken through Jan. 26 at lauren.wilson.2009@gmail.com.

Forensics will be the focus of the science lab, and will feature an interactive exercise on the “Case of the Lost Skull.”

“We are so very excited to bring this program to Eagle County’s middle school students,” said Anne Dunlevie, president and founder of the Gifted Education Team. “Our elementary student science programs have filled to capacity and so we decided to expand our offerings to older students.”

High school students will serve as mentors to participants of this program.

An informational meeting for parents will be held during the lab to discuss the upcoming Legislative Day at the State Capitol. This event, offered by the Colorado Association of Gifted and Talented, is allows students in grades 8 through 12 to shadow a legislator for a day. Younger middle school students are encouraged to participate in a small group activity tour. More information about this program and application deadlines can be found at coloradogifted.org.

The United Way of Eagle River Valley is a community partner and sponsor of this event as a part of the Gifted Education Team’s speaker series and student programs. For more information visit http://www.giftedteam.org.


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