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Friday, January 02, 2009

Saturday, January 10, 2009
The Science and Art of Raising Kind Kids -- at the Exploratorium
McBean Theater, 2pm

If raising kind kids were a science, what might the tools and methods look like? What motivates children to be caring or generous? In this interactive presentation, Dr. Christine L. Carter presents the latest in behavioral and social scientific findings along with practical tips for raising kind kids. The mother of two and the Executive Director of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley (, Carter will share research, offer tools, and empower parents, teachers, and caregivers with the knowledge they need to instill altruism in children.

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International Rubik's Cube Competition at the Exploratorium
Sunday, January 18, 2009

Come watch the world's greatest solvers of the Rubik's Cube compete for the
fastest times under improbable circumstances. New World Records have been
set at the last four Exploratorium-hosted Rubik’s Cube events. Will it happen
again? This event is included in the price of admission to the Exploratorium.
Entry into the competition is open to anyone, although only the very fastest
solvers will advance to the final round. Registration is from 10-11am.
Competition begins at 11am.

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