Meet the Queen of Grossness

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Bring the family and join the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History on Friday May 11th for an interactive presentation by Sylvia Branzei-Velasquez, the author and originator of the Grossology exhibition and the premiere grossologist of the universe!   She is the true queen of grossness.

In this yuck-filled fun program, you’ll learn about all sorts of oozy and stinky stuff. Children will become grossologists-in-training as they find out fascinating information about snot, blood, barf, and poo. Eeww!   Each disgusting topic includes a demonstration using materials that kids can find at home.

She Is Dallas Info:   Join the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History for A Potpourri of Grossness with Sylvia Carol Branzei-Velasquez on Friday, May 11 at 7 p.m. in the Museum Oak Room. The museum is located at 1600 Gendy Street in Fort Worth.   Tickets are $10 for adults; $9 for members, seniors (60+) and educators; $8 for children (2-12). Seating is limited. Buy tickets in advance online or by phone at 817-255-9540.   The exhibit will run through September 3, 2012 and is rated G for Gross!   For more information on the exhibit in general, please visit the museum’s Grossology webpage.

Sylvia Carol Branzei-Velasquez is the originator of Grossology, or the idea of teaching science through gross things. She is the author of Grossology, Animal Grossology, Hands On Grossology and Grossology and You.   Most of the Grossology books are for sale in Shop Too! Branzei-Velasquez will be happy to autograph her books following the presentation.

Grossology, published in 1995 by Planet Dexter, has sold over 500,000 copies. Grossology and Animal Grossology have been made into two different museum exhibits and are currently touring the world. Grossology has also become a calendar and a CD-rom.

In the past, Sylvia was a science teacher at a remote rural school in Mendocino County, California. She taught science to the entire school from kindergarten through high school.

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