The Flint Hills Discovery Center invites all educators to attend the first-ever Educator Open House. On Thursday, October 15, from 4-6 p.m., educators will experience all the Flint Hills Discovery Center has to offer as well as gain resources to help connect their curriculum to the Flint Hills.
Thirty-seven students submitted their own interpretation of the Flint Hills to be juried for the Flint Hills Masters Student Art Show. Submissions were divided into three age categories and judged on interpretation, execution and impact on the viewer.
The Flint Hills Discovery Center and Strecker-Nelson Gallery have partnered together to present, Flint Hills Masters, the upcoming exhibition at FHDC.
A new place-based Flint Hills educational map program sponsored and supported by the Flint Hills Discovery Center Foundation and the Flint Hills Discovery Center was unveiled Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at the fourth Governor’s Flint Hills Visioning Summit at Camp Wood in Elmdale, KS. The map and the supporting educational curriculum were developed through the efforts of Project Director Emily Hunter Connell, Education Coordinator Annie Wilson, educators Mollie Wold of Chase County Elementary School and Pam Collinge of Eureka Middle School, along with other local teachers and an advisory team of area scientists, historians and authors.
Everyone is invited to attend Family Day at the Flint Hills Discovery Center on Sunday, September 13, from noon to 5 p.m. This is the fourth annual free admission day in celebration of the local community.