Teaching a New Way: Science and the Hip-Hop Generation
How do we get kids to love science?
Science education specialist Christopher Emdin has a way.
Columbia University professor Dr. Christopher Emdin visited Utah schools and presented two evening lectures as part of a science symposium on water and cyberinfrastructure, a CI-WATER Education and Outreach event.
Christopher Emdin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he also serves as Director of Secondary School Initiatives at the Urban Science Education Center. He is author of the book, Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation, and also a columnist for the Huffington Post, where he writes the "Emdin 5" series. Dr. Emdin holds a Ph.D. in Urban Education with a concentration in Mathematics, Science and Technology, Masters degrees in both Natural Sciences, and Education Administration, and Bachelors degrees in Physical Anthropology, Biology, and Chemistry.
Presentation at the Salt Lake Center for Science Education on the afternoon of September 4, 2012
Presentation at The University of Utah - Union Theater on the evening of September 4, 2012
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