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Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 482-6767
Fax: (541) 482-5716
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2011 Earth Week Celebration

ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum has turned Earth Day into Earth Week, April 19th to 23rd, with five days of activities and speakers, all culminating with the 10th anniversary celebration of Rogue Valley Earth Day on April 23rd. There will be hands-on exhibits teaching about protecting our earth, and each night a dynamic speaker will present the latest information on green businesses, technologies, and homes, as well as alternative wave energy, plans for our national parks and corporations that promote sustainability.

ScienceWorks’ Earth Week speaker events are free to ScienceWorks members and SOU students with valid ID and $5 for non members. All presentations begin at 7 p.m. in the ScienceWorks’ SciTheater.  Click on the file links below to learn more about the speakers.

Earth Day Special!
As a 1% for the Planet non-profit partner, ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum works every day on behalf of the planet we all call home. This Earth Day, we want to thank you for your support with the gift of free music. Download and enjoy 1% for the Planet: The Music, Vol. 1, a benefit compilation featuring 41 rare and exclusive tracks from artists like Jackson Browne, Josh Ritter, Grace Potter, and Jack Johnson—simply visit http://music.onepercentfortheplanet.org/redeem/  and enter code EARTHDAY11.

Once you’ve had a chance to enjoy the music, consider giving back. Any donation, large or small, will help us to continue our work in support of the environment. Thank you for thinking of us on Earth Day!

 

Sean Smith Tuesday, April 19: Sean Smith, policy director of the National Parks Conservation Association and former Yellowstone Park Ranger, shares his perspective on the value of conserving land and future plans for National Parks, particularly those in our area.
Jason Busch

Wednesday, April 20: Jason Busch, executive director of Oregon Wave Energy Trust, teaches about wave energy as an alternative energy source and its impacts on our future.

 

Michael Kanellos

Thursday, April 21: Michael Kanellos, the engaging editor-in-chief of Greentech Media, talks about “The Future of Green Technology."

Steve Schein Friday, April 22: Steve Schein, Mr. Schein, senior instructor at SOU's School of Business, has traveled the world to interview top corporate leaders who are integrating sustainability into their leadership, strategies and culture. Learn how this is changing the face of business.
Jen Coleman Saturday, April 23: Jen Coleman of the Oregon Environmental Council explains how a home checkup can reduce toxics and protect our health and waterways.
2011 Rogue Valley Earth Day

Saturday, April 23 11am - 4pm: 10th anniversary Rogue Valley Earth Day with more than 70 exhibits teaching about energy conservation, solid waste reduction, local food and farms, green products and building materials, renewable electricity sources, transportation alternatives and more.




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