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Workshop “Neuroscience and School”

ORGANIZED BY:
Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, NGO Noosphera, Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukrainian Society for Neuroscience

Event Date + Time:
March 23 6:00 pm - March 23 8:00 pm

Event Location:
Kyiv, Ukraine

Venue Name:
Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology / Online Directions

About This Event


Event Description:

The interest in science starts during school years. Unfortunately, the official program of school biology in Ukraine is not optimal for neuroscience. The course of human anatomy and physiology is on the 8th grade (~13 y.o.), before the molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics and other important chapters (9-11 grades). That’s why most of the students have only very elementary knowledge about the nervous system at the end of school. This affects the intention to build the career in neuroscience or neurology. Most of official textbooks contain typical set of errors, biases or outdated facts. We will organize ZOOM meeting with school teachers and analyze those problems. A set of lesson templates will be delivered.

Type(s) of Event:

Workshop

Audiences:

Other

Other Audiences:

School teachers

Required Registration?

Yes

Organizer’s Details


Organizing Institution:

Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, NGO Noosphera, Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukrainian Society for Neuroscience

Sponsoring Institutions:

FENS-Dana, SfN Kiev Chapter

Contact Information:

Name: Andrii Cherninskyi

Phone: +380638593807

Email: andrii.cherninskyi@biph.kiev.ua

Website: http://usn.org.ua/index.php?id=baw2021

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