September 14, 2017
Contact: Brittany Wedd, 301.790.0076, email@example.com
Discovery Station at Hagerstown, Inc. a Key Part of International Science Center & Science Museum Day
In the largest joint project ever launched by the world’s science centers and museums, Discovery Station at Hagerstown, Inc. will join 300+ other institutions and hundreds of thousands of people on every inhabited continent to celebrate International Science Center & Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) on Friday, November 10.
“This is a unique opportunity for Discovery Station to partner with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization to raise awareness about sustainability issues that affect the whole world.” said Brittany Wedd, director of operations for Discovery Station. “By participating in this global event, we are encouraging our visitors to help improve the world through scientific understanding and action.”
ISCSMD activities at Discovery Station at Hagerstown, Inc. and locations around the world represent a united international effort to raise awareness and encourage action towards global sustainability, focusing on the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which seek to end poverty, fight inequalities, tackle climate change, and transform our world—while ensuring that no one is left behind.
Discovery Station at Hagerstown, Inc. will be offering the following activities to support these corresponding SDGs:
• Building A Better World Goal 11, Sustainable Cities and Communities
• Climate Change Goal 13, Climate Action
• Ocean Sustainability Goal 14, Life Below Water
Visitors in Hagerstown, Maryland will join hundreds of thousands of people around the world visiting other institutions during the global event, who will be engaging in their own actions.
Located at Discovery Station at Hagerstown, Inc. is a hands-on museum that provides life-long learning experiences to thousands of children and families each year. The Museum creates an environment that stimulates curiosity for discovery, exploration, and further investigation through exhibits and programs that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) principles.
For more information about Discovery Station, see www.discoverystation.org. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 301-790-0076.