The Role of Scientific Voices in the Public Education of Critical Science Literacy Issues (Poster Presentation)

Sunday, September 30, 2018: 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Exhibit Halls AB (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Anna Relyea, Director, Strategic Communications, Ontario Science Centre
Andrea Bandelli, Executive Director, Science Gallery International and Jesse Hildebrand, Founder, Science Literacy Week, Natural Science & Engineering Research Council of Canada

The Ontario Science Centre’s 2017 Science Literacy Survey identifies the need for more public information about science and better critical thinking skills. This session will address the role that science centers and science-literacy week activities can play in providing authentic scientific voices in public education of critical issues.

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