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Sunday, March 5 • 16:00 - 17:00
Unity Under the Night Sky: Exploring Stories of Culture, Teaching, and Human Interconnectedness from Churchill to Tel Aviv

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This session will highlight the interconnectedness of people and the human spirit from diverse cultural, geographic, and political backgrounds found by coming together under the awe and wonder of the night sky. Through images and narrative storytelling, this session will articulate the journey of travelling the world to share and listen to the myths and authentic interpretations of celestial patterns from different people, perspectives and voices, towards seeking science education’s role in developing a more accepting, aware, educated and community-minded world.

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Richard Hechter

Richard Hechter is an Associate Professor of Science Education and Acting Department Head of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning in the Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba. His teaching and research include physics education, ethno astronomy and social reconstructionism in science education, chasing the aurora borealis around the world and using popular culture in the science classroom. He is currently working on a project in Canada... Read More →

Sunday March 5, 2017 16:00 - 17:00
Room 223

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