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Friday, March 18 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Advancing Critical Thinking: Online Inquiry with NHMU Objects

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Advancing Critical Thinking: Online Inquiry with NHMU Objects Critical thinking is required in nearly every area of the core curriculum! Learn about a free, online resource for inquiry-based learning that makes use of authentic paleontology objects from the Natural History Museum of Utah (NHMU). Activities include observation, analysis, research, hypothesis testing, and argumentation. Tools include 3D virtual models, videos from an NHMU scientist, and an educational game! Intended for advanced elementary and middle school students.

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Kirsten Butcher

Associate Professor, University of Utah
Kirsten Butcher is an Associate Professor of Instructional Design and Educational Technology at the University of Utah. She teaches technology integration courses for pre-service teachers, as well as graduate courses on advanced instructional design and human computer interaction... Read More →
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Madlyn Runburg

Director of Education Initiatives, Natural History Museum of Utah at the University of Utah
Madlyn Runburg is the Director of Education Initiatives at NHMU. Runburg has a M.A. in Education from Northern Arizona University and more than two decades of experience working on innovative programs and approaches to using informal/museum resources to support K-12 teachers and students... Read More →

Friday March 18, 2016 10:30am - 11:30am MDT
OSH 103