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Colloquium: Dr. Bogdan Nica

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Elementary Matrix Operations on a Napkin

Dr. Bogdan Nica
Assistant Professor
Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis

Atmospheric science provides excellent opportunities for encouraging student interest in all fields of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). A model outreach program (“Chasing the Wind: Tools for Understanding the Weather”) will be presented for use in elementary, middle and high school classrooms. Key elements of the presentation will be highlighted: sharing of personal career background; story-telling about scientists and scientific concepts; utilization of physical props and humor; messaging on the importance of fluency in mathematics, the language of STEM; and direct involvement of the audience.


February 16
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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EMS Building, EMS E495
3200 Cramer St
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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