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2010 Summer Meeting

2010 AAPT Summer Meeting
July 17-21, 2010
Portland, Oregon


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Critical Thinking in Astronomy
  Location: Cramer Hall 159
  Date: Saturday, Jul.17
  Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  Price: Member: $35.00
Nonmember: $60.00
  Sponsor: Committee on Space Science and Astronomy
  Co-Sponsor(s): None
  Leader(s): Joe Heafner, heafnerj@sticksandshadows.com
  Co-Leader(s): None
  Description In this workshop, participants will engage in inquiry activities designed to emphasize critical thinking and scientific reasoning within the context of introductory astronomy. Content may include activities applicable to all science (e.g. logical fallacies, terminology, etc.) and activities specific to astronomy (e.g. shadows, lunar illumination, etc.) These activities are part of the Learning Critical Thinking Through Astronomy Project and its associated textbook (in development). Participants should bring notebook computers with wifi capability.
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