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K-12 Science Conference - January 21, 2017

Posted By Linda Coyle, Saturday, November 19, 2016

Engaging K-12 Students in Science for the Classroom and Life:

Sparking Curiosity, Exploring Ignorance/Unknowns, and Celebrating Diversity

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NEW DATE!!  Saturday, January 21, 2017 -- 8:00AM to 4:30PM

Arizona Health Sciences Center, DuVal Auditorium

Tucson, Arizona

 

We invite you to attend an interactive one-day National Institute of Health-sponsored conference for Arizona K-12 science/ biotechnology teachers to focus on engaging students in science in the classroom and in life. By learning, exploring, and implementing curiosity, ignorance, and questioning skills, your students can (re)discover the wonder of science applicable to their own lives. Format includes lecturettes, short videos, panel/audience discussion, and action planning. Topics will include:

§  Curiosity: An Addiction to Exploring Ignorance and the Unknown

§  From Germs to the Microbiome

§  What We Don’t Know About Zika

§  Students Creating Science Videos

§  The Diversity Pipeline and the Future Biomedical Workforce

§  Flexner 3.0 - Teaching Medical Science to Middle and High School Students

 

Come join us!

* Experienced conference faculty

* Complimentary breakfast and lunch

*$100 Stipend for first 75 teacher registrants (before Jan. 14)

*Free curricular materials for all registrants

*Networking opportunities

 

To register or for questions, please contact: Grace Wagner at: grace@surgery.arizona.edu

(520-626-6360).

 

 

 

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