Concordia's Thursday Report

Vol. 30, No.11

March 3, 2005

Sue Dale Tunnicliffe

Sue Dale Tunnicliffe demonstrates how animal ears funnel sound.
Photo by Kate Hutchinson

Bright ideas for science and math teachers

DreamCatching has really caught on with teachers working to keep children interested in science and math.

Ed Galindo, of Idaho State University, is a member of NASA's teacher astronaut program in the U.S. He gave a workshop on what he called “cheap science," and Sue Dale Tunnicliffe, from the University of London, showed fellow teachers how to teach the physical science of animals to very young children.


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Sha Xin Wei

Sha Xin Wei
Photo by Marc Bourcier

Sha Xin Wei brings his topological media to Concordia

Fusion is the first word that comes to mind when referring to Sha Xin Wei. Not only does his research look at the interplay of art and science, but he recently became Concordia’s first Canada Research Chair (CRC) to be jointly appointed by two different faculties.