Da Vinci Science Center team members were joined Thursday morning by students from the Allentown School District’s Newcomer Academy as the Center received its Science On the Move vehicle officially from the Brown-Daub Family of Dealerships.
Thomas A. Daub, President of the Brown-Daub Family of Dealerships, presented the keys to a 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan to Da Vinci Science Center CEO Troy A. Thrash as part of the company’s in-kind gift. The Center will use the vehicle to deliver its Outreach Programs in schools and community locations throughout eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey. Thursday’s presentation was highlighted by a ceremonial ribbon cutting shared with Newcomer Academy students.
The Da Vinci Science Center’s Outreach Programs bring the fun and interactive Da Vinci Science Center experiences to schools and community locations throughout eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey. Programs include single-day Visiting Science Lab (VSL) Programs; multiple-week After-School Science Lab (ASL) Programs; smaller Classroom Outreach (CORE) Programs; and experiences for preschool children, scout groups, libraries, daycare centers, and private groups. More than 13,000 curious minds of all ages participating in Science On the Move Programs during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011.
The Allentown School District’s Newcomer Academy serves as a first-year high school experience for students who are new to the United States. Students attend the academy for one year until they acquire an emergent knowledge of English. The Academy offers offer content instruction in high school courses aligned to state and national standards.
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