Think Like a Genius

Grades 6-8*

Part 1**: Tuesday, Mar. 14, 10:00-12:00 (Virtual) OR Wednesday, Mar. 15, 10:00-12:00 (Schwartz-Reisman)
Part 2**: Tuesday, Mar. 14, 1:00-3:00 (Virtual) OR Wednesday, Mar. 15, 1:00-3:00 (Schwartz-Reisman)
*For students who entered these grades in Fall 2022.
**You must take the early workshop (10:00)  to take the late workshop (1:00).

Think Like a Genius is a first-of-its-kind workshop that exposes students to eye-opening insights about how great geniuses conceived their ideas.

Led by Dr. Adam Richter, who has received numerous academic awards and been published in prominent academic journals, this unique program retraces the thoughts of some of the greatest scientific minds in history.

After completing this program, students will understand the value of thinking differently and be able to demonstrate their worldliness by speaking with authority about some of history’s greatest scientists and their world-changing theories!

Dr. Adam Richter earned a Specialized Honours bachelor degree in History from Glendon College of York University. After completing a Master’s degree at Dalhousie University, he earned his doctorate at the University of Toronto’s Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology. Adam’s research focuses on the history of science in seventeenth-century England, particularly the relationship between science and religion in that period. He has received numerous academic awards, including the prestigious Nathan Reingold Prize, which is awarded by the History of Science Society for the best essay by a graduate student. As a teacher, Adam strives to create a stimulating, humorous, and accepting classroom environment for all students. He is particularly passionate about encouraging students to become stronger writers and speakers.

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