18th Annual Roger Revelle Commemorative Lecture
Baird Auditorium, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894
Although the term bioethics was not coined until 1926, questions surrounding life sciences and what people should do have been around for centuries. Visiting the National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine (NLM) we’ll explore The Visible Human Project exhibit and get a sneak peek at some of NLM’s hidden treasures. Completed in 1995, the Visible Human Project raises bioethical questions about informed consent, capital punishment, and the donation of human remains.
A new book from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine outlines how educators can develop and adapt student assessments for the classroom that reflect the approach to learning and teaching science described in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and similar standards, which stress the integration of knowledge of science with scientific and engineering practices.
Koshland staff customized the script to ensure students understood key concepts throughout the game
The National Math Festival brings together some of the most fascinating mathematicians of our time to inspire and challenge participants to see math in new and exciting ways. This free and public celebration returns to Washington, D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Convenction Center on Saturday, April 22nd, featuring activities for every age level, from early learning activities for toddlers and daring mathematical challenges for teens, to lectures, hands-on art making, puzzles, games, and more.
With support from the Rita Allen Foundation, the National Academy of Sciences is pleased to offer two awards of $37,500 each to support the formation and development of collaborative science communication researcher-practitioner partnerships.