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Secretary's Summit on Science
March 16, 2004
Venue: Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009

Archived Information


Presentations made at the Science Summit

Archived webcasts of panel discussions on the science of learning science, professional development and innovative tools, bridging formal and informal learning, national security, and No Child Left Behind

7:30 - 8:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:15 Welcome and purpose by Secretary Rod Paige, Science Learning in the Context of No Child Left Behind, with introduction by Dr. Susan Sclafani
8:15 - 8:35 Dr. John Marburger, Office of Science and Technology Policy, White House
8:35 - 8:50 NASA Administrator Sean O’Keefe
8:50 - 9:10 Prof. Carl Wieman, Nobel Laureate, University of Colorado-Boulder
9:10 - 10:10 Panel I on the Science of Learning Science:
  1. Dr. Russ Whitehurst, Institute of Education Sciences
  2. Dr. David Klahr, Carnegie Mellon University
  Chair: Dr. Duane Alexander, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
10:10 - 10:25 Break backed by video selection from Presidential Science Teacher Awardees (coordinated with National Science Foundation)
10:25 - 11:25 Panel II on No Child Left Behind, Standards, and Bridging Formal and Informal Science Learning Opportunities:
  1. Dr. George “Pinky” Nelson, Western Washington University
  2. Dr. Alan Friedman, New York Hall of Science
  3. Dr. Cherry Murray, Bell Labs-Lucent
  4. Dr. Barbara Morgan, NASA
  Chair: Dr. Arden Bement, National Science Foundation
11:25 - 12:20 Panel III on Professional Development and Innovative Tools for Learning Science:
  1. Dr. Jim Stigler, LessonLab & UCLA
  2. Dr. Jo Anne Vasquez, National Science Board
  3. Dr. Bob Tinker, Concord Consortium
  4. Dr. Tom Scruggs, George Mason University
  Chair: Dr. Bruce Alberts, National Academy of Sciences
12:20 – 13:00 Break and Introduction to NSF Science Expo in adjacent hall by Dr. Judith Ramaley of National Science Foundation-Directorate for Education and Human Resources (luncheon set-up)
13:00 – 14:15 Luncheon and Keynote Address:
  Keynote Introduction, Setting the Stage from the National Security Perspective: Dr. Ron Sega, Director of Defense Research and Engineering, Department of Defense
14:15 - 14:30 Conclusion and charge to the community by Dr. Susan Sclafani

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