Educational Researcher from Museum of Science, Boston to Speak at Texas Tech

Christine Cunningham will lecture about why children should study engineering.

WHAT:           Christine Cunningham will visit Texas Tech University to present a seminar titled “Engineering is for Elementary Students: Why Kids Should Study Engineering Before They Can Spell It.”

                        Cunningham will discuss how engaging children with science and engineering challenges develops habits that can support their academic success.

WHEN:           2-3 p.m. Nov. 17

WHERE:         Texas Tech's Livermore Auditorium, 803 Canton Ave.

WHO:             Cunningham is an educational researcher who has been a vice president at the Museum of Science, Boston since 2003. She is the founder and director of the Engineering is Elementary program.

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CONTACT:  Ronda Ingle, unit coordinator, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-6906 or