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1/21/2017
When: Saturday, January 21, 2017
8:00 AM
Where: United States

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ENGAGING K-12 STUDENTS IN SCIENCE FOR THE CLASSROOM AND LIFE: SPARKING CURIOSITY, EXPLORING IGNORANCE/UNKNOWNS, AND CELEBRATING DIVERSITY - Tucson

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

Arizona Health Sciences Center, DuVal Auditorium, Tucson

 

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.ed  or (520-626-6360).

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