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Thursday, February 23 • 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Getting at the Nature of Science by Doing!

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Getting at the Nature of Science by Doing! In this session participants will engage in three hands-on activities that explore the relationships between observations and inferences and model building and model testing. The activities can be modified for any learning setting in which the unique nature of science is being developed by students. The session will be conducted in English but the classroom ready resources are available for free in both French and English from the Perimeter Institute at resources.perimeterinstitute.ca.

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Laura Pankratz

Western Canada Teacher Network Coordinator, Perimeter Institute
Laura Pankratz has been actively interested in helping students be successful for many years. She has been working with the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics for the last 7 years to develop classroom-ready resources that teachers can use for general science and for high... Read More →
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Lindsay Unland

After teaching high school sciences (physics, biology AND chemistry) for 15 years Lindsay has taken on a new role this year as the lead Science and Technology teacher at Glendale Sciences and Technology School, a Kindergarten to Grade 8 school, in Red Deer, AB.  She is passionate... Read More →


Thursday February 23, 2023 2:20pm - 3:20pm MST
Red Deer Polytechnic-2905
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