Kevin Kurtz is a nonfiction children’s author who writes books about science and nature. Kevin engages students in a discussion of the science topics of his books and the process of writing nonfiction. Science topics that can be covered by Kevin and his books include:
– Habitats
– Adaptations
– Ecosystems
– Living things and nonliving things
– Oceans
– Scientists and the scientific method
– Geology
– Plate tectonics
– Volcanoes and Earthquakes
– Microbes

                                   

Kevin Kurtz – Nonfiction Children’s Author

BOCES ID

267

For

K-2, 3-5

Categories

Creative Writing, Storytelling

Curriculum

ELA, Science

Costs

– All day visit at one school. Includes five 45-minute programs and a book signing. $600.
– Schools near each other can split a day into separate morning and afternoon visits. Each school visit would include two 45-minute programs and a book signing. $300 for each school.
– Schools outside of Rochester, NY may need to add travel fees to the total cost.

Dates Available

Throughout the school year.

Program Theme

Kevin Kurtz is a nonfiction children’s author who writes books about science and nature. Kevin engages students in a discussion of the science topics of his books and the process of writing nonfiction. Science topics that can be covered by Kevin and his books include:
– Habitats
– Adaptations
– Ecosystems
– Living things and nonliving things
– Oceans
– Scientists and the scientific method
– Geology
– Plate tectonics
– Volcanoes and Earthquakes
– Microbes

Program Description

A visit from Kevin can include:
– A reading of one of his children’s books.
– An informative discussion about the content of his books that is based on grade-level science standards.
– A discussion about the process of writing a nonfiction children’s book, to reinforce literacy skills and meet state ELA standards.
– A question-and-answer period.
– A book signing.

Phone

(843) 789-9711

Address

117 Maybrooke Road
Rochester, NY 14618

Associated Acts/Performances

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