Common Core Aligned Workshops
Common Core Literacy & Science Standards: Animal Adaptations
July 8, 2014
This one day workshop focuses on using the Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals to explore how physical and behavioral adaptations help animals survive in their environment.Teachers will experience pre, during and post field trip activities that embed science content in Common Core aligned reading and writing tasks. Discussions with colleagues will provide an opportunity for teachers to differentiate lessons for their students.
Participants will receive copies of the Educator’s Guide as well as a set of digital and print resources.
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July 29, 2014
This one day workshop explores how museum resources and school group visits can support both the Common Core literacy standards in reading and writing and science concepts from the New York State Curriculum in Science.
Common Core Literacy & Science Standards: Plate Tectonics & Evolution of the Earth's Early Atmosphere
July 30, 2014
This one day workshop focuses on using the Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth to explore the the formation of landforms that result from plate tectonics and investigate how Earth’s systems and life on Earth co-evolved to create an oxygen-rich atmosphere.