Storytelling as Pedagogy: Historical Biographies in STEM and Social Studies

Mon Jul 15 2024 at 09:00 am to Tue Jul 16 2024 at 05:00 pm UTC-04:00

Science History Institute | Philadelphia

Science History Institute
Publisher/HostScience History Institute
Storytelling as Pedagogy: Historical Biographies in STEM and Social Studies
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The Gordon Cain Conference is a gathering of scholars in the history of science and related fields.
About this Event

This conference will focus on the value and use of historical biographies in contemporary STEM and social studies education. Organized by Cain Conference Fellow Sibrina Collins, participants will explore how sharing the stories of diverse scientists can help young girls and people of color see themselves as valuable contributors to the field, historically and in the future.



Program

Please visit sciencehistory.org/visit/events/gordon-cain-conference-2024/ for the full program.

Contact [email protected] with any questions.



About the Gordon Cain Conference

The Gordon Cain Conference is a gathering of scholars in the history of science and related fields. Each conference is organized by an eminent scholar who worked with staff to develop a theme of broad contemporary relevance. Centered on a topic chosen by the conference organizer, the conference consists of an evening public lecture, a symposium, and a collected volume. It is hosted by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry and supported by a generous gift from Gordon Cain.


Images:

  1. (1935-1995), Dow Chemical Company.
  2. Sibrina N. Collins, Courtesy of Sibrina N. Collins
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Science History Institute, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, United States

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