Dr. Scott Sampson is a dinosaur paleontologist, science communicator, and passionate advocate for connecting people with nature. He serves as vice president of research and collections and chief curator at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. He is also host and science advisor for the PBS KIDS television series titled Dinosaur Train. Sampson is also Program Ambassador of Nature Rocks, a global initiative of the Nature Conservancy aimed at inspiring families to explore nature. His latest book is called How to Raise a Wild Child, the Art and Science of Falling in Love with Nature. Find out about connecting your kids with nature.
Many parents say kids are addicted, detached, or distracted because of their digital devices. But Devorah Heitner, Ph.D., believes that technology offers huge potential to our children—if parents help them. Join us for this SPEAK Lecture on Thursday, Dec. 7 from 8:30 to 10 a.m.