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Friday, January 11 • 9:30am - 10:30am
How Do Scientists Think? (281)

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What is so special about the way scientists think? What are the key habits of mind that scientists practice that enable them to make discoveries? Come explore the process of science and engage in hands-on, inquiry activities that will encourage students to develop their problem-solving, collaboration, and creativity skills.

Speakers
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Stuart Farmer

Head of Physics, Robert Gordon's College
I have been a teacher of physics in Scotland for over 30 years. Throughout this time I have been active in curriculum and assessment development and providing professional learning for teachers. Since 2003 I have been an IOP Teacher Network Co-ordinator and have worked in partnership... Read More →
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Tonia Williams

Perimeter Institute
Explore new and changing ideas about our universe alongside leading physicists. Perimeter Institute shares ideas with students, teachers, and like-minded people through programs and resources that communicate the power, joy, and mystery of science. Perimeter’s award-winning Outreach... Read More →
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James de Winter

University of Cambridge and Uppsala
I am PGCE Physics Tutor at the Faculty of Education in Cambridge and lead the physics research network for the Ogden Trust. I am also a member of the Physics Education Research group at the University of Uppsala, Sweden where l am researching the developing professional identity... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for Perimeter Institute

Perimeter Institute

Perimeter Institute is a leading centre for scientific research, training and educational outreach in foundational theoretical physics. Founded in 1999 in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, its mission is to advance our understanding of the universe at the most fundamental level, stimulating... Read More →



Friday January 11, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
Arts 126 (Lecture Room 2)