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Thursday, February 7 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teaching Astronomy Like a Star

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Students love to learn about the Stars, Planets and Space Exploration. Science Fiction is one of the most popular genres in film and literature. In this Session Ian will share ideas, tools, and resources for infusing Astronomy through various curricula. Are you looking for meaningful ways to get students involved and interested in Science and Research? Astronomy is one of the few areas of science where genuine research can be conducted by amateur scientists. In this session you'll also find Astronomy resources specifically designed for Grades 6 and 9 as well as ways to use Astronomy to teach Physics 20 and 30. Ian will also share there experiences teaching Astronomy 15 along with the potential for further Astronomy engagement with students.

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Ian Doktor

Ian has been teaching Math and Science for 16 years, including 2 years teaching in Hong Kong, 3 years in Vancouver and a year each in Tokyo and Mexico.  He is currently the IB Physics teacher at Jasper Place High School in Edmonton and will be started his doctorate in Science Education... Read More →

Thursday February 7, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Shaw CC: Salon 19/20 9797 Jasper Ave
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 48
  • Grade Focus K-6
  • Tags English