A Symposium on the Nature of Science

Fermilab's Wilson Hall
Saturday, March 18, 2000

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Speakers and Abstracts

David J. Anderson – Finch Beaks Crack More Than Seeds

Janet Conrad and Len Bugel – How do We Know?

Douglas K. Duncan – What is Science? The Shocking difference between what scientists think, and what students think—and what to do about it.

Heather Q. Farrar and Peter Konecki – Astronomy and Cosmology in the K-12 Classroom

Rocky Kolb – The First Second in the Life of the Universe

Leon M. Lederman and a panel of teachers – Reflections on the Day

Gabrielle Lyon and Melanie Wojtulewicz – Evolution in the K-12 Classroom

Clifford N. Matthews – Cosmochemistry and the Origin of Life

J. Madeleine Nash – Beyond Creationism: A Reporter's Eye View of World Views in Collision

P. James E. Peebles – The Large-scale Nature of the Universe

Chris Quigg – The Nature of Science

Paul C. Sereno – Dinosaurs and Deep Time: The Science and Art of Reconstructing the Past

Timothy E. Toohig – Physics Research: Search for God

Michael S. Turner – What the Universe Is Made of and How We Know It

Trudy R. Turner – Primates and Evolution: Examples from the Field

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