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The Art of Teaching: Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists

September 10, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Promenade Hall • Overture Center for the Arts, 2nd Floor • Madison
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm


Promenade Hall
201 State St Overture Center for the Arts, 2nd Floor
53704 Madison , WI

The Wisconsin Academy invites you to join us for an exploration of innovation in science education. The Art of Teaching will kick off with “The Deep Groove: A Sonic Journey into Earth’s Interior,” a multimedia performance by tadada Scientific Lab featuring UW–Madison geoscience professor Stephen Meyers and live musical ensemble Mr. Chair. The performance will be followed by a short reception and panel discussion with Myers and other leading science educators from Wisconsin, including Alan Attie, Stefan Debbert, and Christine Kelly.

Ticketed performance: 6:00 pm
Free Panel Discussion: 7:30 pm

Registration for “The Deep Groove” performance is $20 for the general public, $15 for Wisconsin Academy members, and free for students with a valid ID. Registration for the panel discussion is free. Everyone is welcome to visit our James Watrous Gallery at 7:00 pm for a free reception.


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Please note: This event and its audience may be recorded for use by the Wisconsin Academy.


Thank you to Academy donors, members, and the following event sponsors:

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Mr Chair looks like a jazz quartet, sounds sometimes like a rock group, but in actuality, is contemporary classical music in the guise of a modern band. Classically-trained musicians, well versed in jazz, Mr. Chair creates a new sound using both acoustic and electric instruments.

Stefan Debbert is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at Lawrence University in Appleton.

Christine Kelly is a freelance sustainability education and organizational learning designer, as well as the founder of the Midwest Regional Collaborative for Sustainability Education - a learning community for environmental and sustainability educators exploring transformative learning practices that foster deep shifts in thinking.

Stephen Meyers is a Vilas Distinguished Professor at UW-Madison, where he investigates climate change and Earth history, and teaches geoscience.

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Wisconsin Academy Administrative Offices and Steenbock Gallery
1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
Phone: 608-263-1692

James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608-265-2500