Christine Cunningham, educational researcher from the Museum of Science in Boston, will present a seminar about why children should study engineering from 2 to 3 p.m. Nov. 17 at Texas Tech’s Livermore Auditorium, according to a Tech news release.

The seminar, titled “Engineering is for Elementary Students: Why Kids Should Study Engineering Before They Can Spell It,” will discuss how engaging children with science and engineering challenges develops habits that can support their academic success, according to the news release.

Cunningham is the founder and director of the Engineering is Elementary program, according to the news release, and is an educational researcher who has been a vice president at the Museum of Science, Boston, since 2003.

Tech’s Livermore Auditorium is located at 803 Canton Avenue.

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