Union County

Liberty Hall Museum to Host Luncheon, Lecture and Book Signing

UNION — Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University will host the Darwin Victorian Luncheon, featuring a lecture and book signing with special guest Weslie Janeway, co-author of “Mrs. Charles Darwin’s Recipe Book Revived and Illustrated,” on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. Cost is $80 per person, formal attire suggested. Reservations are required. Seating is limited.

Hands-On Green Learning In Store For Union County Students

SCOTCH PLAINS – Middle school students throughout Union County may learn about sustainability this fall by building their own wind turbines and cooking with solar energy. The hands-on activities took place during a “Green Boot Camp” for middle school teachers. The camp was developed through a partnership between Honeywell and Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, to help middle school teachers learn about the latest green education tools.

Education Academy Sends Science Teachers Back To School

ELIZABETH — The Merck Institute for Science Education held its Academy for Leadership in Science Instruction in Princeton earlier this month. The three-year K-12 professional development program brings together teachers, principals and district administrators to create a community of science educators and leaders who will work to strengthen science instruction in their schools and districts for years to come.