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Union City’s St. Augustine’s School Unveils New Science Labs

St. Augustine’s School in Union City will unveil their renovated science labs, which feature new equipment and display students’ works on December 6th.


New Science center at St. Augenstine's in Union City Union City, NJ, 6 December 2012 – St. Augustine’s School in Union City will be unveiling their renovated science labs on Thursday, December 6th.   To celebrate the occasion, the school will open its doors to friends from 8:30 am to 5 pm and from 6:30 until 9. Guests will be able to view the students’ work since September as well as the new facility and equipment.

 The road to renovation began in May when St. Augustine received the Raskoband Sisters of Charity Grants.  Mrs. San Diego and Mrs. Damiano, 4-6 Grade and 7-8 Grade science teachers respectively, along with Sr. Johanna Quinto, Development Director, spent the summer putting together the supplies for the labs. Among the acquired supplies are digital microscopes, slides, magnets, K’Nex kits, radiometers, solar hot airballoons, prisms and several learning kits.

 St. Augustine’s School encourages students in their pursuit of scientific knowledgeSt.Augustine's Union City and believes the updated lab and equipment will help further students in their progress.  For more information on St. Augustine School, call 201.865.5319 or visit www.staugustinesunioncity.com

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Liberty Science Center to Unveil Interactive Diabetes Exhibit

Diabetes: A Deeper Look, a unique, interactive traveling exhibit developed by the Detroit Science Center and made possible with support from sanofi-aventis U.S., will help raise national awareness about diabetes. The 2,500 square-foot exhibit, shaped as a walk-through blood vessel with 40,000 LED lights pulsating to the sound of a heartbeat, is designed to educate the American public about diabetes, diabetes treatment options and the role of insulin in the body.

On April 1, the exhibit will open at Jersey City’s Liberty Science Center, named one of the 10 best science centers in the country by Parents Magazine. Following its stop at the Center, the exhibit will embark on a nationwide tour from 2010 to 2012.

Location:        Liberty Science Center
Liberty State Park
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305