Congratulations to Shar Levine (children’s science writer extraordinaire) who has been awarded the Order of Canada.
Shar Levine was given this award “for her contributions to making science easier for children to understand through her hands-on workshops and for her work to involve parents, teachers and librarians in science education.”
Here at UBC Shar has given generously of her time presenting to all our elementary teacher candidates as part of Authorfest, initiated and presented at Celebrate Science (supported by IKE Barber Center) and as part of iSchool courses.
This is wonderful news for children’s writers, for science writers and especially for women and science!
The Order of Canada, one of our country’s highest civilian honours, was established in 1967, during Canada’s centennial year, to recognise outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation.