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Friday, October 21 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
11-12: Gravity visualized - warped space time and black holes

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Einstein's general relativity involves warped space time. The movie Interstellars was based on this physics. This hands on workshop will allow teachers to play with a simulator that they can make themselves in their classroom. While the new curriculum has for Physics 12 has this as an optional topic, it is part of Earth Science Astronomy units and gravity as a force is covered in the elementary grades as well.

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Jennifer Kirkey

Instructor of Physics and Astronomy, Douglas College
Jennifer Kirkey has been teaching physics and astronomy at Douglas College for 25 years. She has been active with Science World's Scientist in the School programs which involves running hands on workshops in elementary school classrooms. She has been an active member of the local Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

Friday October 21, 2016 2:00pm - 3:15pm

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