Dr. Temple Grandin's Author's Visit

THIS IS A PAUSD EVENT FOR GRADES 3-5

JOIN US FOR OUR DISTRICT-WIDE AUTHOR'S VISIT ON THURSDAY, April 29 AT 8:50 AM!

From New York Times bestselling author and world-renowned scientist and autism spokesperson Temple Grandin comes a book about exploring the world around us, asking questions, and making sense of what we see--with 40 fun outdoor activities that promote independent thinking, which kids can enjoy all year round!

What are the aerodynamics of skipping stones or the physics of making sandcastles? Do birds use GPS to navigate their migratory routes?

In this book, Dr. Temple Grandin, an inventor and world-renowned scientist, introduces readers to geologists, astrophysicists, oceanographers, and many other scientists who unlock the wonders of the natural world. She shares her childhood experiences and observations, whether on the beach, in the woods, working with horses, or gazing up at the night sky. This book explores all areas of nature and gives readers the tools to discover even more on their own.

With forty projects to give readers a deeper understanding of the world around them, from the depths of space to their own backyard, this is a perfect read for budding scientists, inventors, and creators!

Dr. Temple Grandin's Author's Visit

Thursday, April 29th, 8:45-9:30am

THIS IS AN ONLINE EVENT

Link to join Webinar

https://pausd.zoom.us/j/94947780878


If you are asked for your e-mail when you join the Zoom webinar, please enter name@pausd.org (information will not be collected).

Ordering Books

If you would like to order the book and help continue to support free author visits, please go to: https://www.keplers.com/temple-grandin


When checking out, please indicate which school your child attends in the comments section.

Books will be delivered to school sites.

About the Author

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Temple Grandin (templegrandin.com) is one of the world’s most accomplished and well-known adults with autism. She has a PhD in animal science from the University of Illinois and is a professor at Colorado State University. She is the author of twelve books on autism and animal behavior, including the national bestsellers Calling All Minds, Thinking in Pictures, and Animals in Translation. Dr. Grandin was inducted in the National Women’s Hall of Fame and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and in 2018 she was made a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She lectures to parents and teachers throughout the U.S. on her experiences with autism, and her work has been covered in the New York Times, People, National Public Radio, and 20/20. Most recently she was named one of TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people of the year. The HBO movie based on her life, starring Claire Danes, received seven Emmy Awards.



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QUESTIONS?

Contact Ohlone Elementary School's Teacher Librarian, Grace Bunya at gbunya@pausd.org