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    Introducing STEM to Elementary-Aged Children

    October 16, 2020
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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    Chicago, IL
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    A meeting with

    Dr  Darryl A. Boyd

    - Research Chemist -
    US Naval Research Lab

    "Introducing STEM to Elementary-Aged Children"

    ABSTRACT

    An active focus on STEM outreach has become common in the past decade, as issues such as health crises and environmental preservation have captured the attention of many people. Therefore, introducing STEM education to youths in a fun and engaging way is crucial for the future of our planet. In this presentation, Dr. Boyd will discuss some of the ways in which he engages youths to take interest in science. He will also discuss what he believes are some of the best practices STEM educators can take while introducing STEM to children.

    PROGRAM

    • 7:00 pm to 7:05 pm — Introduction and Announcements
    • 7:05 pm to 8:00 pm — "Introducing STEM to Elementary-Aged Children" by Dr Boyd

    LOCATIONS:

    This is a virtual meeting.

     

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    Dr Boyd

    BIOGRAPHY

    Dr. Darryl Boyd is a Research Chemist at the US Naval Research Lab in Washington, DC, whose primary work focuses on developing sulfur-based optical polymers. He was a member of the Chemical & Engineering News 2018 “Talented 12” class, and was recently recognized by Purdue University’s College of Science as a Distinguished Alumni for his research accomplishments. He is the founder of“Science Made Simple LLC,” a company through which he performs science outreach throughout the country. He is an active member of ACS, and the National Organization of Black Chemists & Chemical Engineers, and is currently serving as the President of the Chemical Society of Washington. Finally, he and his wife are the proud parents of an 11-month-old baby girl.

     

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