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CATCA recognizes that convention is situated on Treaty 7, South of Red Deer River, the traditional territory of the Blackfoot, Tsuu T’ina, and Stoney Nakoda peoples, and that the North of Red Deer River Treaty 6, traditional Métis, Cree, and Saulteaux territory. We honour the First Peoples who have lived here since time immemorial, and we give thanks for the land.






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Thursday, February 23 • 10:20am - 11:20am
The Space for Science

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Astronomy was the first formal science, having been a human endeavor for thousands of years. Modern Astronomy is a discipline that involves physics, chemistry, biology, and 'Earth' sciences in combination with scientific reasoning, problem-solving, and data gathering. In this session, Ian will discuss the latest (and less recent but still exciting!) discoveries in science, explain where Astronomy connects with the science curriculum, and provide examples of how to bring Astronomy into your classroom.

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Ian Doktor

Ian graduated from the U of A in 2002 and began his teaching career in Red Deer. Since then he has taught math and science in Japan, Mexico, China, Vancouver and Edmonton. He has spent over 15 years teaching AB and IB Physics and Calculus and completed a Masters in Education at UBC... Read More →


Thursday February 23, 2023 10:20am - 11:20am MST
Red Deer Polytechnic-2906
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