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Webcast: Writing in Science with Author Sam Kean

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Ever wonder how you could integrate writing into science across grade levels?

Join OSTA Past President Connie Robbins as she and New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean discuss writing in science and the Writing in Science event OSTA will be organizing at Eastern Oregon University, where Sam will be speaking on April 9th.  Learn more about this once-in-a-lifetime event in Eastern Oregon and register to attend.

Sam Kean is the New York Times bestselling author of The Bastard Brigade, Caesar’s Last Breath, The Disappearing Spoon, The Dueling Neurosurgeons, and The Violinist’s Thumb, all Amazon top science books of the year. Caesar’s Last Breath was the Guardian science book of the year in 2017 and a runner-up for book of the year from the National Academies of Science, while The Disappearing Spoon was a runner-up for the Royal Society of London's book of the year for 2010, and The Violinist’s Thumb and The Dueling Neurosurgeons were nominated for the PEN/E.O. Wilson award for literary science writing in 2013 and 2015, as well as the AAAS/Subaru prize. He edited the 2018 edition of Best American Nature and Science Writing, and his work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, the New York Times Magazine, Psychology Today, and Slate, among other publications, and he has been featured on NPR’s “Radiolab,” “Science Friday,” “All Things Considered,” and “Fresh Air.” His books have been translated into twenty-four languages around the world. One of his books even appeared in an iPhone commercial.

This event is open to everyone, OSTA Member or not. However, we respectfully request that if you are, or have been, an OSTA member, that you log in to the website before registering for this event. Signing in before registering saves you and our organization time, so we thank you! 

This meeting will be hosted on Zoom. You will receive an email with the meeting link after you register. If this is your first time using Zoom, you will need to allow yourself a few minutes to download the app here: 


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