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Welcome to Metroplex Mini-CAST 2020! We can’t wait to see you at the Pat May Center on Saturday! Address: Building E 6017, 1849 Central Dr, Bedford, TX 76022

Saturday, February 8 • 9:40am - 10:40am
(176) The Grand Adventure of Exploration and Discovery “Rewriting Textbooks at the Frontiers of Science" - STAT Chat - Presented twice - 9:40-10:05 & 10:15-10:40

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The journey that is science is all too often lost on students, many of whom acquire the idea that science is recorded in its totality in textbooks. Yet the most exciting scientific adventures occur with the unexpected! Continually "rewriting the textbooks" is fundamental to the nature of science. Your scientist-guide will illuminate examples of recent and ongoing changing understanding at the frontiers of science. Examples from space science, in particular, will be used to highlight the wonder and grandeur of unexpected scientific mysteries – and the joy of simply being wrong!

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Mary Urquhart

Associate Professor and Department Head, The University of Texas at Dallas
Dr. Mary Urquhart is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Science and Mathematics Education in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics of the University of Texas of Dallas, and an Affiliate Associate Professor of Physics. She holds degrees in Physics and Geophysics... Read More →


Saturday February 8, 2020 9:40am - 10:40am
A 116 ( Tech Center )

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