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NURTURES is a partnership between the University of Toledo (education, engineering, and natural sciences disciplines), Toledo Public Schools, local daycare centers and nursery schools, informal science centers, and community resources, working together to create a complementary, integrated system of science education for preschool through third grade in the Toledo area. The NURTURES program offers teacher professional development, classroom extension activities and family learning opportunities in the Toledo area.

2016 NURTURES Summer Institute July 11- 22, 2016

2016 Summer Institute Application

In an effort to promote family engagement with science, NURTURES has partnered with various community resources to develop FREE community events. Click Here

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For Teachers:

NURTURES 2016 Summer Institute

NURTURES Recruitment Brochure

For Families:

Sci-FUN Event Registration

Sci-Fun Activities

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WGTE Learning Segment

Build a Terrarium


Sci-FUN Activity