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Past Education Event

Educator Open House: February 26, 2008

More than 80 people took advantage of this relaxed, after-hours event, which included refreshments, hands-on activities, and Education staff to acquaint teachers with Burke Education resources. Visitors explored the new exhibits Peoples of the Plateau and This Place Called Home and previewed the new Burke Box, "Rocks and Minerals of Washington State", which will be available for use in classrooms this fall.

People making crafts
Educators were invited to bring friends and family to the free Open House.
Teachers looking at traveling collections
Teachers examined several Burke traveling study collections, including the new "Rocks and Minerals" Burke Box.
Teachers looking at take-home activities
Teachers sample the take-home activities from the Northwest Coast and Peoples of the Plateau Discovery Tours.