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Cool Jobs

Sunday, June 4, 2017
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The World Science Festival’s highly celebrated program, Cool Jobs, is back with an astounding line-up of the coolest science teachers around. Can you break a cinder block on your chest? Dance your way into learning about fossils? Play catch with a robot? These are all things that these people do every day…at work. And all because they know how to make science the most exciting thing around. Come experience their passion during an interactive performance you will not want to miss.

Cool Jobs features live music by students from the Park Slope Rock School.

Download our WSF Experiment cards and take the fun of science home.

Special Thanks:

Discovery Global Enterprises, Glee Gum, Horizon Group USA, NYC FIRST, Queens Vocational High School, Random House Children’s Books

Host

“Science Bob” PflugfelderTeacher, Television Personality

“Science Bob ” Pflugfelder is a science teacher, maker, author, and presenter that loves sharing his passion for all things science. He regularly appears on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, Live With Kelly & Michael, and The Dr. Oz Show.

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Participants

Valerie Camille JonesMathematics Educator

Dr. Valerie Camille Jones was recently honored with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, which is America’s highest honor in math and science for teachers. For over 16 years, Dr. Jones has served her country and the people of metropolitan Atlanta.

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Tom McFaddenScience Educator

Tom McFadden is a middle school science teacher by day at The Nueva School in Hillsborough, CA, and a science rapper by night. His YouTube channel, “Science With Tom,” features rap battles between Rosalind Franklin and Watson & Crick.

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Anoopa SinghChemistry Educator

Anoopa Singh is a two-time graduate of CUNY Hunter College and holds degrees in Biology, Chemistry, and Education and is devoted to developing as both a scientist and a teacher. She proudly teaches Chemistry and AP Chemistry at her alma mater, Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics.

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Joshua WinterPhysics Educator

A Mississippi to NYC transplant, Joshua Winter has been teaching physics for over 15 years to students of all age levels. Whether kindergartners or college students, his engaging teaching style and exciting demonstrations make even the most complex concepts accessible.

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Yenmin YoungPhysics and Engineering Design Educator

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Yenmin Young graduated with a degree in Physics Education from New York University. She teaches Physics and Engineering Design at East Side Community High School, a project-based school in New York’s Lower East Side.

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