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Educator Professional Development

Summer Programs

Summer single day workshops and multi-day institutes immerse participants into science and social studies content through lectures, guided hall explorations, and hands-on classroom activities.

Common Core Aligned Workshops

Classes, Seminars, and Workshops

Common Core Aligned Workshops

Workshops in this series focus on providing teachers with tools to deepen science content and make connections to Common Core reading and writing standards.

Educator Evening

Educator Professional Development

Educators' Evenings

Exhibition openings with curator introductions and relevant resources.

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Educator Professional Development

Urban Advantage

Program designed to support NYC middle school student investigations.

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Educator Professional Development

Blended Courses and Workshops - Online and Onsite

In each of these courses, teachers will spend time reading, reflecting and interacting in an online environment, but will also spend some time at AMNH doing hands-on work.

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Educator Materials

Deep Sea Vents

Do your students think the age of exploration is over? Show them the shocking truth: the age of exploration has barely just begun at the ocean floor! Introduce your students to the incredible under water environment of the deep sea vents.

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Antarctica

Take your students to the world's most extreme environment with this curriculum. As they investigate Antarctica, they will also learn about world climate, day and night cycles, ocean circulation, animal adaptation, and scientists working "in the field."

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English Language Learners

An overview of a 2007-2009 collaboration between the Museum and NYC public schools in a Science Literacy Program for science educators working with English language learners (ELL) in 6th grade that capitalized on the use of "Visual Scientific Resources" to deepen knowledge of Earth science.

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