MAS Annual Meeting — Friday Symposium Schedule

The Montana Academy of Sciences Presents:

The Science & Society Symposium

Friday April 13, 2012
10:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
The Thornton Building
65 E Broadway (parking one block NE)
Uptown Butte, MT

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What role does science play in our everyday lives? Please join a series of discussions – about technology, our relationship to the environment, and evolution education – led by speakers from across Montana.

Cathy Whitlock, Ph.D., Montana State University
“Past Climate-Vegetation-Fire Linkages in the Western U.S. and Beyond” (10:30 A.M.)

Stella Capoccia, Ph.D., Montana Tech
“International Conservation? The Agenda of Western Priorities for East African Wildlife.” (11:30 A.M.)

David Strong, Ph.D., Rocky Mountain College
“Cultivating Science; Questioning Technology” (1:00 P.M.)

Christopher Preston, Ph.D., University of Montana
“Ethics, Deep Principles, and Emerging Technologies” (2:00 P.M.)

Phil Jensen, Ph.D., Rocky Mountain College
“God in the Biology Classroom: A History of the Creation-Evolution Controversy” (3:00 P.M.)

Carmen Hauck, Big Sky High School, Missoula, MT
“Teaching Evolution in the High School Classroom” (4:00 P.M.)

Friday April 13, 2012
10:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
The Thornton Building
65 E Broadway (parking one block NE)
Uptown Butte, MT

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