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 The Nature of Science Symposium

Saturday, March 18, 2000
8:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Fermilab, Wilson Hall

K-12 teachers of science join world-renowned scientists for a day of exploration and reflection about the nature of science. What is the relationship between a scientific theory and a scientific fact? Do changes in our understanding of nature undermine science or the scientific method? Why is science not just another belief system?

Speakers include:
David J. Anderson
Janet Conrad
Douglas K. Duncan
Edward W.Rocky Kolb
Leon M. Lederman
Clifford Matthews
Madeleine Nash
P. James E. Peebles
Chris Quigg
Paul Sereno
Timothy E. Toohig
Michael S. Turner
Trudy R. Turner

For further links connect to: http://www-ed.fnal.gov/symposium/. For information and registration contact Nancy Lanning at 630-840-5588 or lanning@fnal.gov.
www-ed.fnal.gov/symposium includes a printable registration form which may be mailed with your registration fee. Registration fee: $10.00 for Illinois teachers and $20.00 for teachers from other states. Fee includes a box lunch and special CD-ROM with scientists talking to you and your students about the nature of science.