Sunday, September 30, 2018: 3:15 PM-4:30 PM
Meeting Room 15 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Ronen Mir, director, science learning centers, The Weizmann Institute of Science
Netzach Farbiash, Ph.D. student, Carasso Science Park, Alemayehu Abera, Director, STEM Synergy Ethiopia, Noel Jackson, Head of Education, International Centre for Life, Patricia Verheyden, Consultant, Patricia Verheyden Consulting and Jennifer Martin, Freelance CEO, Independent
Teenagers are usually underrepresented in science centers. Collaborations among science centers, schools, and communities reach out to this audience. Speakers describe long-term, evolving, sustainable projects around the world, including challenges, implementation, successes, failures, and outcomes. Session participants will share their perspectives, concerns, expectations, and innovative ideas for programs to engage teens.