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Rx for Science: The What, Where, How and Why of Health Science Research

Rx for Science Literacy is partnering with Duke University

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Duke University Hock Plaza Auditorium 2424 Erwin Road Durham, NC 27705

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Rx for Science Literacy is partnering with Duke University to present Rx for Science Literacy: The What, Where, How and Why of Health Science Research, a one-day in-person workshop at Duke featuring the newly updated and expanded Rx for Science Literacy curriculum.

This workshop will provide an overview of the Rx for Science Literacy curriculum manual, and Duke scientists will address a variety of current hot topics in medical research. Each attendee will receive a copy of the newly updated Rx for Science Literacy curriculum manual at no cost.

Please note that at this time, Duke requires masks to be worn in classroom settings. If this policy changes, we will alert all registered attendees.

About the Curriculum: With generous support from the Biogen Foundation, NCABR and a team of science writers, biomedical researchers and curriculum developers comprehensively updated and expanded the Rx for Science Literacy curriculum manual in 2020. The newly updated curriculum includes a comprehensive update of all content, statistics and charts. The manual also includes a variety of new activities, resources, interviews with real world scientists and a new section on CRISPR and CRISPR technology. The manual includes chapters on nanobiotechnology, regenerative medicine and vaccines and is accompanied by several resources, including a curriculum crosswalk that shows connections to North Carolina science standards, the Next Generation Science Standards, and a reading guide aligned to the Common Core standards.

Incentives for attending an Rx for Science Literacy workshop include:

  • 1 unit of certification renewal credit for North Carolina-certified educators (4 hours of additional work required)
  • Free supplemental curriculum and other bioscience education materials to use in the classroom
  • Free lunch
  • Substitute teacher support (up to $80)

For details about all workshops in the Rx for Science Literacy series, visit: http://www.ncabr.org/rx.