Create with Legos! Ages 4-10. This program is a drop-in.
Starring Ellen Page, Michael Cera and Jennifer Garner. Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child. Rated PG-13; 96 min. (2007)
Students will learn basic Italian vocabulary, phrases and grammar. Italian culture and customs will also be included. Great for the basic conversation necessary for travel.
There will be an opportunity to practice pronunciation and to have fun while learning. Individual practice at home is encouraged. This is a ten-session class; attendance at all sessions is encouraged.
Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientis know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells - taken without her knowledge in 1951 - became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for develping the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, in-vitro fertilization, and more. Henrietta's cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains vitually unknown. Join Alison Petrus-Wilkins for a discussion of this riveting story of the collision between ethics, race and medicine.
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