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Discrepant Events and Surprising Phenomena

from Science Central

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Some things that we experience are contrary to our expectations or habits of thinking and acting. These discrepant events are often the context for inquiry, for questioning assumptions, and for making new inferences; and understanding them can be the tests for new learning. In this program, our educators will lead you through several discrepant events. This program is an excellent way to begin a science project and to get your student’s thinking in a new way.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $135.00
By Request Premium: $100.00


If your school is located in Allen County, Indiana, or are in one of the surrounding counties, please visit our website for possible funding for your program.

http://sciencecentral.org/off-site-programs/interactive-video-conferencing/available-programs/funding-your-learning

Additional Programs booked consecutively on that day will be at a lower price of $95.00 USD per program.

Length

30 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

32


Primary Disciplines

Sciences, Problem Solving


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)



Booking Information

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs canceled due to nature i.e. snow days. We do encourage rescheduling if canceled due to weather events. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice.

About This Provider

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Science Central

Fort Wayne, IN
United States

Science Central is a non-profit focused on STEM based learning. We provide hands-on programming in an exciting mix of demonstrations and labs beamed directly to your location!

We opened on November 5, 1995 and are located in a renovated Light and Power Plant. We are the only regional science and technology center in Northeast Indiana. We are also the only NASA Educator Resource Center in Indiana.

We are open throughout the whole year and are able to provide programming during the school year as well as during the summer.

Contact:
Justin McAfee
ivc@sciencecentral.org
2604242400418

Program Details

Format

1.Introduction of Science Central and Educator
2.Activity #1 – Rings
3.Activity #2- Balloons and Water
4.Discussion
5.Wrap up

Objectives

The participants will:
•Question assumptions
•Experience inquiry based learning

Standards Alignment

National Standards

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