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2009 Spotlight on Science Festival

2009 Spotlight on Science FestivalKids of all ages are invited to participate in exciting science themed activities.WHEN:     Wednesday, April 1, 2009               4:00 to 8:00 p.m. WHERE:    Cal State San Marcos  WHAT:     Free science festival for kids of all ages Have you ever wondered about the shape of water or if animals can communicate with one another?  Have you been curious about rockets or how climate change is affecting our world?  What about the complexities of the human mind and the inner workings of the brain?  Meet with leading Cal State San Marcos scientists, professors, and students at the 2009 Spotlight on Science in the Valley of Discovery as they provide lectures, demonstrations, hands-on activities, and exhibits that will showcase and illuminate the many wonders of our world!  Visit www.csusm.edu/sciencefestival/events.html for a listing of events.  The 2009 Spotlight on Science at Cal State San Marcos in the Valley of Discovery is held in conjunction with the San Diego Science Festival, which is partnering with more than 125 collaborators county wide.  Inspired by international science festivals that currently draw crowds in the hundreds of thousands, the goal of the San Diego Science Festival is to increase community awareness of science and inspire our nation's youth to consider entering science-related careers.  At the same time, the festival will unite our community, inspire educational dialogue within participating families, and showcase the amazing science and innovation taking place in San Diego. A fitting location, San Diego is on the forefront of scientific research and development and is home to many top scientific corporations.For more information regarding the 2009 Spotlight on Science at Cal State San Marcos in the Valley of Discovery, please email sciencefest@csusm.edu.  If you would like to receive regular updates about the festival, please type "subscribe" in the subject line.