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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.

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For Teachers:

NURTURES 2015 Summer Institute

For Families:

Sci-FUN Event Registration

Sci-Fun Activities

NURTURES YouTube Channel

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WGTE Learning Segment

Jr. Zoologist


Sci-FUN Activity

Toledo Zoo Sci-FUN Activity Animal Habitats | Animal Habitat Materials (zip file)