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Synthesis and Application: Guests

These presentations by nationally and internationally recognized experts use interdisciplinary approaches to explore the nature and effects of COVID-19.

Action Steps

  • Select one or more videos to watch. After the presentation, you will be invited to join activities that will deepen your understanding of the topic. All presentations will be available for viewing later.

Health, Medicine and Wellness
Law and Government
Math and Data
Politics and Art
Refugees and those in need

Essential Questions
What insight or understanding from your session did you find most interesting, and why? What different disciplines or bodies of knowledge does the presenter draw from? Finally, how is the presenter contributing to our understanding of the coronavirus?

Share your insights, questions, and/or observations on Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #COVID19KA. Then respond to posts made by others on the same topic.


Day 1: Tuesday, April 21

09:45 - 10:45
Opening Plenary: What Is COVID-19?

11:30 - 12:30
Understanding: STEM Perspectives

Stories of Survival

14:00 - 15:00
Understanding: Arts and Humanities Perspectives

Day 2: Wednesday, April 22

09:30 - 10:30
Overview and Plenary Session

10:30 - 11:15
Synthesis and Application: Guests

11:45 - 12:30
Synthesis and Application: King’s Academy Faculty

13:30 - 14:15
Closing Plenary

Closing Notes and Charge