An Opening Minds to STEM for Little Learners Early Childhood Education Event
Friday, June 16, 2017

The Magic, Science, and Engineering of Connecting Urban Kids to Nature

The science is clear, green spaces reduce challenging behaviors and stress in children. How can we connect young children living in urban areas to nature where none seem to exist? Join our behavioral scientists, environmentalists, architects
and nature enthusiasts to learn how you can create magical green spaces in any urban environment which change children’s outlook on life.
Friday, June 16, 2017
9:30am-12:30pm
Location: WTTW11 Public Broadcasting Station
5400 N. St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
Refreshments served. Free Parking.
3 CEU/CPDU credit hours
Fee: $50

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Directions

Directions From Downtown
North on Lake Shore Drive to Foster (5200 N)
West on Foster to Kimball (3400 W)
Right on Kimball to Balmoral (5400 N)
Left on Balmoral (2 blocks) to WTTW at 5400 N. St. Louis.
or
LSD to Hollywood. (Hollywood becomes Peterson as you drive west.)
Peterson west to Kimball (3400 W). There’s a stop light at this corner.
Left (south) on Kimball to Bryn Mawr (5600 N).
Right (west) on Bryn Mawr to St. Louis.
Left (south) on St. Louis to WTTW at 5400 N. St. Louis.
or
North on Kennedy Expressway to Kimball exit 45B (3400 W)
Right on Kimball to Balmoral (5400 N)
Left on Balmoral (2 blocks) to WTTW at 5400 N. St. Louis.
From O’Hare Airport
Kennedy Expressway to Austin exit (6000 W)
Right on Austin to Foster (5200 N)
Left on Foster to Kimball (3400 W)
Left on Kimball to Balmoral (5400 N)
Left on Balmoral (2 blocks) to WTTW at 5400 N. St. Louis.
From Edens Expressway
South on Edens Expressway to Peterson
East on Peterson to Kimball (3400 W)
Right on Kimball to Balmoral (5400 N)
Right on Balmoral (2 blocks) to WTTW at 5400 N. St. Louis.
From the North Shore
Take McCormick South
When you cross Lincoln Avenue McCormick turns into Kimball
Continue South of Kimball past Bryn Mawr
Right on Balmoral (2 blocks) to WTTW at 5400 N. St. Louis.

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