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Thursday, February 23

9:00am MST

Tower Garden - Growing Young Minds
A Tower Garden is an aeroponic growing system that is capable of growing types of vegetables indoors throughout the year. Tower Gardens are an incredible addition to any classroom atmosphere. The attachable lights and water pump help to set the tone for a stimulating and calm environment. Equipped for continuous growing abilityTower Gardens encourage children to learn and explore at their own pace


Thursday February 23, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm MST
Forum Red Deer College

10:45am MST

Develop Inquiring Minds through Science
This session will focus on pedagogical strategies and resources available for free on CurioCity that develop and enhance students’ skills to construct significant and insightful questions through STEM-related learning experiences.

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Candace Beaton

Education Program Consultant, Let's Talk Science

Thursday February 23, 2017 10:45am - 12:00pm MST

12:30pm MST

A Forest in the Palm in Your Hand: 21st Century Learners and Forest Education
How do you bring forest education to life when you can't bring your students to a forest? Our mini boreal backgrounder will firmly plant you in the current state of Alberta's forests, including making an all-important connection to climate change. Then, we'll showcase a few ways teachers across the province can bring forests into the classroom through project-based learning.

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Andre Morson

Educator, Inside Education
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Laura Pekkola

Education Team Lead, Inside Education
Inside Education is an Alberta-based, environment and natural resource education charitable society. We have been supporting teachers and inspiring students to think critically about natural resource topics since 1985! With our full suite of no-cost teaching resources, youth summits... Read More →

Thursday February 23, 2017 12:30pm - 1:45pm MST