NURTURES Sci-Fun family event

It was an evening of learning Thursday during the NURTURES Sci-Fun Family event at the Toledo Botanical Gardens. Children from six Toledo elementary schools were invited, with their families, to participate in a number of educational games at various stations throughout the park. NURTURES, or Networking Urban Resources with Teachers and University enRich Early Childhood Science, is a program of the University of Toledo and funded in part by a grant from the National Science Foundation. Click on any image to enlarge photo, start slideshow. Toledo Blade [Full Story] | [Photo Gallery]

UT receives $10 million grant to improve science education for children

NURTURES Launch Event Nurturing a young child’s natural curiosity and developing an interest in discovery and science are important, but often overlooked in early childhood education.

The new NURTURES program led by The University of Toledo will transform the way preschool through third-grade science is taught in the greater Toledo area by engaging young students and their parents and teachers. [Full Story

Toledo Blade: UT set to launch early-grades science program with $10M grant

In the next five years, about 11,000 Toledo-area youngsters will benefit from a $10 million grant geared toward changing the way science is taught to preschoolers through third graders by nurturing curiosity and developing an interest in discovery. [Page 1 | Page 2]

Toledo Reads: UT ‘Nurturing’ Young Minds with Grant-Funded Science Program

A young child’s mind is often filled with wonder and with the right education that youthful curiosity can lead to great accomplishments. It’s with that sentiment in mind that The University of Toledo recently announced the launch of its NURTURES program at Apple Tree Nursery School, located in the UT Childcare Center on Main Campus. [Full Story]

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