Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day Activities Thursday, April 22, 2010 (Registration begins on April 8 at 9am) Unlimited Registration Activities: Enroll for as many of these activities as you’d like Stop by the PennCard Center and get a free, customized souvenir Penn KidsCard to commemorate your day on campus. We’ll take your child’s photo and print their very A Penn KidsCard own KidsCard while you wait. In addition, you’ll receive a 9–5pm coupon for 20% off any one children’s or youth item at the 150 Franklin Bldg. Penn Bookstore! While you’re in the PennCard Center, visit the PNC Bank customer service representative for a free financial goody bag, including pens, a key chain, and a PNC Grow Up Great Savings Register. Join the fans at the 116th running of the Penn Relays. Athletics: Penn Relays Tickets for children/guests must be picked up at the Athletic 10am–4pm Ticket Office. Tickets will be issued for 1 child per staff Franklin Field, 235 S. 33rd St. member (the parent/sponsor will not receive a ticket since (Ticket Officesame address, they only need to show a Penn ID for entry). Additional open from 10am–5pm) tickets can be purchased for $5. Mention the “daughters and sons” offer and bring your Penn ID. Suitable for all ages. Explore Athletics in the Ancient World at Penn Museum! Search for objects in the galleries relating to ancient Exploring the University athletics and compare them to the Penn Relays going on Museum for Archeology and next door at Franklin Field. Show your PennCard and pick Anthropology up an Athletics in the Ancient World activity sheet at any 10:30am–4:30pm Museum entrance. Free for faculty, staff, and their guests. Penn Museum, 3260 South St. The Museum is open from 10am–4:30pm. Suitable for all ages. It’s never too early to start thinking about the future. Career Five Steps to Career Services can help your child start the career planning Discovery process now. Kelly Cleary and Rosette Pyne from Career 11am–12pm Services will provide a framework and tips as you begin Houston Hall, Room 218 thinking about the world of work and your place in it. Ben Franklin Room Bring your career questions with you. Suitable for ages 12– 15. Dining Services: Cupcake Penn Dining is hosting a cupcake decorating demonstration Decorating Demo led by Bon Appétit’s Houston Market managers. Be sure to 11am–12pm sign up for this fun and tasty activity! Suitable for ages 9– Houston Hall/Market 12. 3417 Spruce St. Lunch Discount at the University Club at Penn: Club members are invited for a University Club discounted buffet lunch with their daughter or son from 11:30am–2pm 11:30am–2pm. Adults: $10.90; daughter/son: $5.30. 3611 Walnut St. Applies to adult members and children under the age of 12. (Club Members Only) Which is healthier: A Big Mac or a Whopper? Cheerios or Raisin Bran? Triscuts or Ritz Crackers? The answers may Nutrition: Eat This or Eat surprise you. Come learn about nutrition and various types That? of healthy food choices in a fun and informal way. Suzanne 11:30am–12:30pm Smith, Penn Human Resources Health and Wellness expert, Irvine Auditorium, Room G7 will teach kids and parents how to make better, healthier choices in the restaurant, ball park, movies, grocery store, and more! We will feature a screening of Disneynature’s Earth in celebration of Earth Day. Explore how the impact of climate change is endangering animals; examine reasons Disneynature’s Earth behind the complex migratory patterns of several species; 11:30am–12:30pm and discover how you can make a difference! Snacks will Penn Bookstore, 2nd Floor be served during the film viewing. Suitable for ages 8–12. For additional information, contact Risa Levitt at 215898 5965 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Physics: Ben’s Science–Even In honor of the 303rd anniversary of Ben Franklin’s birth, Better After 300 Years you’ll learn about his work with static electricity, his 1:30pm–3pm invention of the terms positive and negative, and some Houston Hall, Room 218 historical and personal notes. You’ll also view a dramatic Ben Franklin Room demonstration of his lightning rod. Suitable for ages 9–15. Meet the Vice President of Public Safety and the Chief of An Insider’s Look at Exciting Police as you enjoy a morning interacting with police, fire Careers in Law Enforcement, and safety personnel. Young guests can be fingerprinted, Public Safety, and Security have their pictures taken in a police car and motorcycle, and 10am–12pm be taught basic selfdefense techniques. Assorted police and Penn Police Station fire equipment will be on display, in addition to a tour of 4040 Chestnut St. the police communication center. Suitable for children ages 9–15. Limited Registration Activities: You may enroll for only ONE of the following activities Robotic Research at the GRASP Lab Come to the School of Engineering and Applied Science's 9am–10am or GRASP Lab (General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and 11am–12pm Perception) for a tour and demonstration of the robots used in Levine Hall our laboratory research. Suitable for children ages 9 – 15. 3330 Walnut St. Room L403 Data and Command Information Systems and Computing will host two tours of its Center Tour Data Center, showcasing its Command Center. The tour will 9:30am–10:30am or show the evolution of Penn’s mainframe computer followed by 10:30am–11:30am fun craft activities. Suitable for children ages 9–15. 3401 Walnut St., B wing 2nd floor, 265B Customer Service Desk Network Operations Information Systems and Computing will host two tours of its Center Tour Network Operations Center facilities, where PennNet (the 9:30am–10:30am or University’s data network) is monitored and repaired and plans 10:45am–11:45am for building new networks are created. The tour will showcase 3401 Walnut St., A wing the latest monitoring tools and demonstrate wireless 3rd floor, 337A technologies and how telephone calls work over the Internet. Conference Room Suitable for children ages 10–15. Tour of the Veterinary Hospital Join us for an hourlong tour of the Matthew J. Ryan Small 10am–11am or Animal Veterinary Hospital. We’ll visit each of the major 2pm–3pm departments and have a brief discussion on what the staff’s day 39th and Spruce Sts. today activities are. Please keep in mind the patients are ill, so Please check in with the children may not handle the animals. Because the hospital will security guard; your tour be functioning normally during the tours, we only accept pre guide will meet you in the registered participants. lobby. Come to the AfricanAmerican Resource Center and Greenfield Handling Social Intercultural Center for an interactive workshop about social Diversity, Peer Pressure, diversity, peer pressure, bullying, and communication. Gain Bullying and other Life skills to deal with conflict and controversy in schools and Conflicts communities. Learn how to stand up for beliefs and understand 10am–11:30am how to be unique and special! This workshop is facilitated by Greenfield Intercultural members of the Law School. While students participate in the Center workshop, parents engage in a discussion about staying 3708 Chestnut St. connected with your adolescent. Suitable for ages 9–15. Join the Department of Recreation for a beginner climbing Beginner Rock Climbing activity at the rock climbing wall. Learn the fundamentals of 10:30am–12pm or climbing, starting with movement and top rope climbing. 1pm–2:30pm Climbers will experience the rewards of physically and mentally Pottruck Health & Fitness challenging themselves in a safe and relaxed environment. Center Waiver forms will be required to be signed by a legal 3701 Walnut St. parent/guardian. Children not attending with a parent/guardian Main Floor will not be able to climb. Suitable for children ages 9–15. Tour and Discussion at WXPN, the University of Pennsylvania’s public radio station, WXPN, Penn’s Public will provide a tour of the station with interactive participation Radio Station and an indepth view of the work of an onair radio host. 10:30am–11:30am Suitable for children ages 9–15. WXPN, 3025 Walnut St. Fun Science Experiments with the Society of Women Engineers Join the Society of Women Engineers as they lead participants 12pm–1pm through a few fun science experiments while talking about being Towne Bldg. an engineering student. Suitable for ages 9–15. 220 S. 33rd St.