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=== <big>Event 1: Year 11 Science: Diabetes - An Issue For My Community<br></big>  ===
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New Zealand is currently experiencing an epidemic of Type 2 diabetes, driven mainly by the increasing numbers of people who are overweight and obese. In New Zealand the epidemic most severely affects Māori and Pasifika peoples. In Term 3, 2011 we will be running a workshop for Year 11 students on this current and relevant issue.<br>This event will also provide support to teachers in delivering the [http://lens.auckland.ac.nz/index.php/Year_11:_Science_and_Society Year 11 module Science and Society: Diabetes - an issue for my community].&nbsp;
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New Zealand is currently experiencing an epidemic of Type 2 diabetes, driven mainly by the increasing numbers of people who are overweight and obese. In New Zealand the epidemic most severely affects Māori and Pasifika peoples. This workshop is aimed at students and teachers using this as a context for learning in Year 11 Science. Resource material for teachers and students can be found on the&nbsp;[http://lens.auckland.ac.nz/index.php/Science_Research_Stories#Diabetes_and_Obesity_in_My_Community Diabetes and Obesity Research Context page]<br> <br>
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Thursday 8th September | Times to be confirmed | Broadcasting Live from the Fisher &amp; Paykel Auditorium - Owen G Glenn Bldg, University of Auckland City campus via Satellite TV or the National Education Network <br>  
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Thursday 8th September | Times to be confirmed | Broadcasting Live from the Fisher &amp; Paykel Auditorium - Owen G Glenn Bldg, University of Auckland City campus via Satellite TV or the National Education Network <br> <br>  
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== Previous National Educational Events:  ==
== Previous National Educational Events:  ==

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LENScience National Education Events are student programmes arranged to coincide with national science events, international conferences and visiting scientists. Programmes bring students and scientists together, are curriculum linked and in most cases supported with teacher professional development.

LENScience Connect National Education Events 2011


Event 1: Year 11 Science: Diabetes - An Issue For My Community

New Zealand is currently experiencing an epidemic of Type 2 diabetes, driven mainly by the increasing numbers of people who are overweight and obese. In New Zealand the epidemic most severely affects Māori and Pasifika peoples. This workshop is aimed at students and teachers using this as a context for learning in Year 11 Science. Resource material for teachers and students can be found on the Diabetes and Obesity Research Context page

Date | Time | Venue:

Thursday 5th May | Times to be confirmed | Broadcasting live from Fale Pacifica, University of Auckland City campus via Satellite TV or the National Education Network

 More information will follow in Term 1, 2011.



Event 2: Healthy Start to Life

Date | Time | Venue

Thursday 8th September | Times to be confirmed | Broadcasting Live from the Fisher & Paykel Auditorium - Owen G Glenn Bldg, University of Auckland City campus via Satellite TV or the National Education Network

Previous National Educational Events:

  Year 12 - 13

  • Meddling with Reproduction | Professor Sir Robert Winston |  Imperial College, London 
  • More Cuddle Less Stress - The effect of early maternal care on gene expression  | Professor Michael Meaney | McGill University, Montreal
  • Nutrigenomics: Food to Match your Genes 2010  | Professor Lynn Ferguson | Dr Matthew Barnett | Jacquie Bay | Michal Denny


 Year 7 - 11