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Friday February 7th
11:00am - 1:00pm
Westin: Devonian Room

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Thursday, February 6 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Teaching Science Isn't Controversial

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Some teachers are apprehensive in a world where we increasingly see science illiteracy and science denial far too often in mainstream media. The reality is science has never been better and it's our job to teach what the scientific consensus is related to the curriculum. This session will explore and hopefully re-enforce a that teaching topics like anthropogenic climate change, evolution, the effectiveness of vaccines or the Earth being round are not debatable. These are sound scientific facts with overwhelming supporting evidence. I hope to share ideas and resources that will help teachers explore these topics in a engaging and non-confrontational way.

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Daniel Nielsen

Science Teacher, Blackgold School Division
Daniel Nielsen is a BSc/BEd who teaches general science, biology, chemistry and math at Beaumont Composite High. He has been teaching since 2004. He has coached track and field, cross country running, volleyball, organized football workouts, and recently completed the electric car... Read More →


Thursday February 6, 2020 1:45pm - 2:45pm MST
Westin: Manitoba Rm 10135 100 St NW
  Science-sciences  Teaching Practices/ Pédagogie
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 240
  • Grade Focus 10-12
  • Tags English