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Scientists in Action: Virtual Voyage Through the Universe [FREE] HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

from Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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Scientists in Action connects students with scientists while they are in their field site or research lab. No spaceship? No problem. Space scientist Dr. Ka Chun Yu will be your students’ guide on a virtual adventure through space, starting with our home planet and voyaging into the solar system and beyond with the assistance of stunning scientific visualizations. Learn about our place in the universe, how we fit in the solar system, and how we are integrally connected to space! This is a fully interactive program where participants direct their questions to Dr. Yu and vote to guide our voyage through the universe. PLEASE NOTE THIS SESSION IS FOR HIGH SCHOOL ONLY. WE HAVE ANOTHER FULL DAY OF THIS PROGRAM AVAILABLE JAN 24, 2019 FOR ALL GRADE LEVELS.

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About This Program

Cost

Interactive: $0.00
Interactive Premium: $0.00

FREE!


Please include the following school info in the notes section:
School name, Federal Free & Reduced Lunch %, county and school district. Thank you.

The Scientist in Action series is sponsored by generous funders. We send all thank you notes directly to our funders - please address them to Katie Wolfson at DMNS, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205

Length

45 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 9, 10, 11, 12

Minimum participants:

None. For optimum interactivity, we suggest no less than 10 students

Maximum participants:

None


Primary Disciplines

Career Education, Mathematics, Sciences, Technology/Information Science, Problem Solving, Gifted & Talented


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
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Booking Information

Date/Time
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01/23/2019 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (Registration Deadline: 01/22/2019)

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

This is a free event, so there is no charge for a cancellation. However, there is typically a wait list for schools wanting to be an interactive participant. Please be considerate and let us know asap if your plans change and you are not able to participate. Thank you.

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Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Denver, CO
United States

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education.

A variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science inspires curiosity and excites minds of all ages through scientific discovery and the presentation and preservation of the world’s unique treasures.

To create a community of critical thinkers who understand the lessons of the past and act as responsible stewards of the future.

Contact:
Katie Wolfson
Katie.Wolfson@DMNS.org
3033706404

Program Details

Format

45 minute session
Scientist gives an introduction of themselves and their unique location (10 minutes).
Scientist welcomes questions and discussion from students (15 minutes).
Scientist introduces additional content (5 min)
Scientist welcomes questions and discussion from students (15 minutes).
Scientist uses their unique location (field, lab, collections) to help make information relevant to students.

Objectives

Connect students directly with scientists and active research.
Give students a window into science careers, and see the connection to STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering & Math) careers
Empower students to envision themselves as scientists, find science relevant to their lives, and practice thinking critically about the nature of Science (NOS).
Dispel inaccurate stereotypes and address misconceptions surrounding scientists and science careers.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NS.K-4.1 SCIENCE AS INQUIRY
As a result of activities in grades K-4, all students should develop
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Understanding about scientific inquiry

NS.K-4.7 HISTORY OF NATURE AND SCIENCE:
As a result of activities in grades K-4, all students should develop understanding of
Science as a human endeavor

State Standards

All DMNS programming aligns with NGSS standards