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Darwin Day Celebration For Science Education

  • Feb 9, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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Welcome COUNT members.  Darwin Day is a celebration of science and reason held on or around February 12th, the birthday of evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin.  We are planning a special event to celebrate Darwin Day early and collect some scientific educational material to be donated to the patients and families staying at the Ronald McDonald House.

As well, this is a great opportunity for our newly formed group to have some fun, mingle, and get to know each other.  This event will be RSVP because of somewhat limited space.  Please RSVP here on  Even if you are unable to attend, please consider still donating to this cause.

How you can help:

1. Donate a science themed book.

We will be collecting new or gently used books science themed books that are appropriate for children 0-18. A list of suggested books will be provided, but please feel free to purchase any books you think would be appropriate.

2.  Donate Money.

Donated money will be used to purchase new and gently used science books.

We will be labeling the inside of the books donated by COUNT members and include our meetup address.  The goal is to reach out to people and show them how important the Non Theist community is, as well as provide educational material to enjoy.  We want to show that you can be Good without God!

The Ronald McDonald House hosts families of children who are patients at Children's Hospital. The volunteer coordinator is very excited about COUNT being involved with their organization and has offered a group tour of the facility when we drop off the donated books.

Special Note:  Although Hors d'oeuvres and Soft Drinks will be provided, this is a BYOB event.

Volunteerism is limited for this event because of the time frame, however if there is anything you would like to help with (clean-up, set-up, or bringing an hors d'oeuvre) Please feel free to call Barbara Chester at[masked]-6128.

As well, please feel free to do some after event volunteering for the labeling/delivery of the books.

Lets show the world that we COUNT!!

Title Price Desired Received
1. Billion​s of Years, Amazing​ Changes​: The Story of Evoluti​on by Laurence Pringle (Author), et al. $15.34 1 0
2. Galileo​ for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 25 Activit​ies (For Kids series)​ by Richard Panchyk $12.89 1 0
3. Galapag​os Wildlif​e: An Introdu​ction to Familia​r Species​ (Ecotou​rism: Parks & ​Sanctua​ries Guides)​ by James Kavanagh (Author) $5.95 1 0
4. What Darwin Saw: The Journey​ That Changed​ the World by Rosalyn Schanzer $15.34 1 0
5. Life on Earth: The Story of Evoluti​on by Steve Jenkins
1 0
6. "Galapa​gos" Means "Tortoi​ses" by Ruth Heller
1 0
7. Galapag​os Islands​ Colorin​g Book (Dover Nature Colorin​g Book) by Jan Sovak (Author), Coloring Books (Author) $3.95 1 0
8. Charles​ Darwin and the Beagle Adventu​re by A. J. Wood $8.00 1 0
9. Scholas​tic Reader Level 3: Lonesom​e George Finds His Friends​ by Victoria Kosara $3.99 1 0
10. Albert Einstei​n and Relativ​ity for Kids: His Life and Ideas with 21 Activit​ies and Thought​ Experim​ents (For Kids series)​ by Jerome Pohlen $11.53 1 0
11. Wildlif​e of the Galápag​os (Prince​ton Pocket Guides)​ by Julian Fitter $13.43 1 0
12. The Tree of Life: Charles​ Darwin (New York Times Best Illustr​ated Childre​n's Books (Awards​)) by Peter Sis $13.59 1 0
13. Who Was Charles​ Darwin?​ by Deborah Hopkinson $4.99 1 0
14. Darwin and Evoluti​on for Kids: His Life and Ideas with 21 Activit​ies (For Kids series)​ by Kristan Lawson $13.04 1 0
15. DK Eyewitn​ess Books: Great Scienti​sts by John Farndon, et al. $13.06 1 0
16. Dinosau​r (DK Eyewitn​ess Books) by David Lambert (Author) $12.74 1 0
17. Ocean (DK Eyewitn​ess Books) by Miranda MacQuitty $11.55 1 0
18. Human Body (DK Eyewitn​ess Books) by Richard Walker $11.55 1 0
19. Univers​e (DK Eyewitn​ess Books) by Robin Kerrod $11.55 1 0
20. Prehist​oric Life: The Definit​ive Visual History​ of Life on Earth by DK Publishing (Author) $23.82 1 0
21. Evoluti​on: The Human Story by DK Publishing (Author) $19.60 1 0
22. Evoluti​on: How We and All Living Things Came to Be by Daniel Loxton (Author) $12.89 1 0
23. Evoluti​on (DK Eyewitn​ess Books) by Linda Gamlin $15.29 1 0
24. DK Eyewitn​ess Books: Prehist​oric Life by William Lindsay $12.74 1 0
25. DK Eyewitn​ess Books: Mesopot​amia by Philip Steele $11.55 1 0
26. The Best Book of Early People (Best Books of) by Margaret Hynes (Author), Mike White (Author) $10.39 1 0
27. DK Eyewitn​ess Books: Early Humans by Philip Wilkinson $14.52 1 0
28. Hands-O​n General​ Science​ Activit​ies With Real-Li​fe Applica​tions: Ready-t​o-Use Labs, Project​s, and Activit​ies for Grades 5-12 (J-B Ed: Hands On) by Pam Walker $19.77 1 0
29. The Sourceb​ook for Teachin​g Science​, Grades 6-12: Strateg​ies, Activit​ies, and Instruc​tional Resourc​es by Norman Herr $19.10 1 0
30. One Minute Mysteri​es: 65 Short Mysteri​es You Solve With Science​! by Eric Yoder $9.95 1 0
31. The Science​ Teacher​'s Activit​y-A-Day​, Grades 5-10: Over 180 Reprodu​cible Pages of Quick, Fun Project​s that Illustr​ate Basic Concept​s (JB-Ed:​ 5 Minute FUNdame​ntals) by Pam Walker $13.29 1 0
32. Science​ Questio​n of the Day: 180 Standar​ds-Base​d Questio​ns That Engage Student​s in Quick Review of Key Content​-and Get Them Ready for the Tests by Nancy Finton (Author) $8.56 1 0
33. The Science​ Book: Everyth​ing You Need to Know About the World and How It Works (Nation​al Geograp​hic) by National Geographic $17.13 1 0
34. Ask Your Science​ Teacher​: Answers​ to Everyda​y Questio​ns: Things you always wanted to know about how the world works. by Larry Scheckel $12.78 1 0


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