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Bring the World of Research into Your Classroom
Monday, August 23, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Sarah McAnulty, Ph.D., Executive Director, Skype a Scientist
Sponsored by CoderZ
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Skype a Scientist creates a database of thousands of scientists and helps them connect with teachers, classrooms, groups, and the public all over the globe. Through the volunteer efforts of a few, Skype a Scientist wants to give students the opportunity to get to know a real scientist and get the answers to their questions straight from the source. Take the opportunity to watch the leader behind the screen, Sarah McAnulty, Ph.D., Executive Director and Squid Biologist, talk about this amazing journey and what’s next on the horizon.
In this edWebinar, viewers will:
- Learn about an amazing educational free classroom resource and how it has been applied internationally
- Hear from Dr. McAnulty and learn how you can bring the world of research right to your students
- Find ways to incorporate real-world research into your instruction
- Discover the benefits of real-world instruction and career connections for your students and classroom
Watch this edWebinar to see Dr. McAnulty and find out about a special trivia session hosted with scientists worldwide. This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders of the elementary through high school levels.
About the Presenter
Sarah McAnulty, Ph.D. is an American squid biologist and science communicator. She is the founder of Skype a Scientist, a non-profit organization that connects scientists and teachers around the world for live video calls. Dr. McAnulty founded Skype a Scientist in 2017 to increase both trust in scientists and science literacy. Their mission is to make science fun and accessible through personal connections with scientists.
Closed captioning will be added to the recording within 2 weeks of the live presentation.
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