7th Aboriginal Students in Math and Science Workshop

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 10:00 - 16:00
  • Simon Fraser University

Burnaby Campus

Room: Academic Quadrangle 3003

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The main goal of the workshop is to give an opportunity to Aboriginal high school students to have a first class science and mathematics experience through various activities presented by distinguished SFU professors.

The workshop is co-organized by the Math Catcher Outreach Program, the Virtual Reality Videos of the Great Bear Rainforest & Sea: Promoting Science Literacy in Under-Represented Youth Program, and the Faculty of Science.

  • The workshop comes at no cost to the participants. 
  • Lunch will be provided to all workshop participants.
  • The parking is waived for all-day East lot and participants do not need to enter any promo code or display anything on the dash.

Dr. Veselin Jungic, 3M National Teaching Fellow


Schedule

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Schedule:
9:00 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 10:05 Welcome
10:05- 10:45 Session 1 with Norm Hann, Hann Expeditions, and Allison Kermode, Department of Biological Sciences
10:45 - 10:55 Break
10:55 - 11:40 "Solve This!" with Veselin Jungic, Department of Mathematics
11:40 - 12:20 Lunch
12:20 - 1:10 Session 3 with Nick Hedley, Department of Geography
1:10 - 1:20 Break
1:20 - 2:05 Session 4 with David Zandvliet, Faculty of Education
2:05 - 2:15 Break
2:15 - 3:05 Session 5 with Norm Hann/Allison Kermode: Screening of Stand film and brief Q & A
3:05 - 4:00 SFU Campus Tour