Subject: Remote Instrumentation & Data Visualizations Working Group
Register Today for the 2016 Alex's Virtual Lemonade Stand Project
- From: Jennifer Oxenford <>
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- Subject: Register Today for the 2016 Alex's Virtual Lemonade Stand Project
- Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 13:31:49 -0400
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Please help share the information below about this unique service learning project opportunity for K20 schools and libraries around the world. Hope to include many of your schools/libraries/universities in the 2016 Alex's Virtual Lemonade Stand project this year!
Won’t you join us to help end childhood cancers worldwide?
When life gives you lemons... make lemonade!
2016 ALEX'S VIRTUAL LEMONADE STAND PROJECT
Dates: Project Spirit Rally Kick-Off on Tuesday, May 10, 2016; Project Celebration Wrap-Up on Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Times: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. EDT (15:00 - 16:00 UTC)
Target Audience: Grades K-12, College and University, Libraries
Requirements for Participation: Again this year schools can join from anywhere in the world using either a standard H.323 video endpoint or via a simple web browser using the Blue Jeans interactive video platform available to project registrants through KINBER.
Inspired by the journey of Philadelphia-area hero Alex Scott, the Alex's Virtual Lemonade Stand Project celebrates the idea that just one kid can make a difference. Join schools from around the world to raise awareness and money for pediatric cancer research, all while participating in standards-based projects that make the process both inspiring and fun. It's all about kids helping kids -- and we want YOU to get involved!
As part of this two week program, each participating school will hold their own lemonade stands to help raise funds for pediatric cancer. Schools can hold one big lemonade stand day or a series of lemonade stand events throughout the two weeks. Schools will be able to communicate and interact with one another through the project blog, student-created videos, optional contests, and special videoconference events!
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation is a national organization with Greater Philadelphia roots. The organization grew out of the front yard lemonade stand started by Alexandra “Alex” Scott, a pediatric cancer patient. In 2000, at the age of four, Alex opened her first annual lemonade stand with high hopes of raising money for pediatric cancer causes. Every year thereafter, Alex held an annual lemonade stand in her Pennsylvania front yard and inspired others to donate money to her cause.
Be a part of our 10th year of the Alex's Virtual Lemonade Stand Project connecting students around the world through videoconferencing to help raise funds and awareness to end childhood cancers - one cup at a time…
If you're looking for a unique and meaningful service learning project for your students, please join us on this incredible journey!
More Information/To Register: http://kinber.org/avls/
If you have questions about the program, please contact Jennifer Oxenford at
- Register Today for the 2016 Alex's Virtual Lemonade Stand Project, Jennifer Oxenford, 04/19/2016
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