BOOST Conference

Palm Springs, CA
Apr. 30 – May 3, 2019
Conference Website

Join the largest, most recognized and comprehensive global convening for after school, expanded learning, and out-of-school time professionals. Set in a retreat-like atmosphere, this annual, extraordinary event will rejuvenate your passion, boost your direction for quality programming, and provide tools and resources that will inspire you to create change.

Thursday, May 2

Geniventure: Fusing Dragons, Genetics, and Hands-on Science Learning

Frieda Reichsman
3:45 PM – 5:15 PM, Pueblo A/B

GeniConnect is a set of afterschool activities that engage students in an online dragon genetics game, Geniventure. The activities support students in connecting genetics with their own lives and in viewing science as offering possibilities and opportunities for their future. Bring laptops/tablets to play our free, online software and explore mechanisms of genetics and molecular biology featuring an in-game intelligent tutoring system to guide you to success!

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