Attend 'Strategies for Teaching Science' presentation Friday


Jeffrey Bennett will present "Strategies for teaching science: What does it take to be a successful science teacher?" on Friday, Oct. 2, at 2:30 p.m. in CBA room 25 on UNL City Campus.

Dr. Bennett's presentation focuses on the idea that the key to success lies in finding ways to get students in put in the study and effort necessary for true learning. Concrete examples of principles and strategies will be provided that will help in your teaching, regardless of the particular science subject, grade level or number of students taught.

Astrophysicist, author and educator Jeffrey Bennett's extensive experience includes teaching at every level from preschool through graduate school, proposing and helping to develop the Voyager Scale Model Solar System on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., and serving two years as a Visiting Senior Scientist at NASA Headquarters, where he helped create numerous programs designed to build stronger links between the research and education communities.

His talk is endorsed by UNL's Discipline-Based Education Research (DBER) group: