Young inventors to showcase their innovations at 10th Annual Invention Convention



    TORONTO, April 26 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:     Grade 7 and 8 students from across the GTA will be
              participating in The Learning Partnership's 10th annual
              Invention Convention. The Invention Convention is a culmination
              of The Learning Partnership's program I3 - Investigate!
              Invent! Innovate! - an integrated science and technology
              program for Grade 7 and 8 which instills passion in all
              students for learning about science, mathematics and
              technology, and to foster the entrepreneurial spirit from
              within.

    WHEN:     Thursday April 26, 2007

              11:30 am - 1:15 pm

    WHO:      More than 2,000 Grade 7 and 8 students from over 25
              participating schools in and around the GTA

    WHERE:    BCE Place - 181 Bay Street (Allen Lambert Galleria)
              Bell Trinity Square - 483 Bay Street (Street & Concourse
              Levels)
              North American Centre - 5650 Yonge Street (Concourse Level)
              Metro Hall - 55 John Street
              Sunlife Financial - 150 & 200 King Street West (Street Level)
              Yonge Eglinton Centre - 2300 Yonge Street (Centre Court)
    

    BACKGROUND:

    Established in 1993, The Learning Partnership is a national
not-for-profit organization dedicated to championing a strong public education
system in Canada with its partners through innovative programs, credible
research, policy initiatives and public engagement of Canadians. Since its
inception, more than three million students and teachers have participated in
one or more of TLP's programs, including Take Our Kids to Work(TM) and Welcome
to Kindergarten(TM). For information on TLP, log onto
www.thelearningpartnership.ca.





For further information:

For further information: George James, The Learning Partnership, (416)
440-5124 (w), (416) 402-3783 (c), gjames@thelearningpartnership.ca

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