Conf: How Can HPS Contribute to Science Literacy and Policy? Boston

Please join us for the upcoming session of the 56th Annual Program of the Boston Colloquium for Philosophy of Science:

How Can HPS Contribute to Science Literacy and Policy?
Co-sponsored by the Boston University School of Education

Friday February 26th and Saturday 27th, 2016
Photonics Colloquium Room (906)
9th Floor, Photonics Center, 8 St. Mary’s Street

Friday 9:30am – 12:30pm

Opening Remarks
Hardin Coleman, Dean of Boston University School of Education

Fostering Scientific Literacy through the Development of Epistemic Practices
Gregory Kelly College of Education, Pennsylvania State University

What Do We Need to Know about Embryos, and Why it Really Matters?
Jane Maienschein, Center for Biology & Society, Arizona State U. and Marine Biological Lab

Teaching Ecological Citizenship and Sustainable Living in the Social Studies Classroom
Jay Shuttleworth College of Education, Long Island University, Brooklyn

Friday 2:00pm – 5:00pm

How I Learned to Stop Worrying about Making Little Scientists & Love Persuasion: K-12 Science Literacy
Fouad Abd-El-Khalick College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Engaging Good Climate Citizens
Andrew Light Philosophy and Public Policy, George Mason University and World Resources Institute

Teachers as Moral Agents? The Challenges of Teaching about and for the Environment
Li-Ching Ho School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Saturday 10:00am – 12:00pm

Philosophical Implications of Understanding Citizens as Science Consumers
Rachel A. Ankeny School of Humanities, University of Adelaide

Engagement, the Emerging Frontier: Bridging the Divides between Science, Policy, & Citizenship
Mahmud Farooque School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University

Saturday 1:30pm – 3:00pm

Roundtable Discussion
Michael Matthews, Christine Baron, Yann Benétreau, and Luciana Garbayo

Elizabeth Ramirez
Administrative Assistant
Center for Philosophy and History of Science
Boston University
745 Commonwealth Ave, Rm 506
Boston, MA 02215

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