Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs Educators' Evening
September 19, 2014
Join us on Friday, September 19 for an evening celebrating our latest exhibition Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs. This is an opportunity for teachers to view the exhibition, hear from the curators who worked on the exhibit, network with other educators, and gather resources on how to use the exhibit with their students. Participants will receive Educator Guides and related activities that provide tools to align science content with Common Core State Standards in ELA for reading and writing.
In Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs, rare fossils, life-size models, and hands-on interactives bring these ancient animals to life. Get a first-hand look at the rare pterosaur fossils that have helped paleontologists learn all that we know about these animals. In a virtual flight lab, use your body to pilot a pterosaur over a prehistoric landscape. Encounter the exceptional creatures that flew in the age of dinosaurs!
- 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.: Reception
- 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.: Curator Talk
- 5:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.: Visit the Exhibition
Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs was organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (amnh.org).
The Museum gratefully acknowledges the
Richard and Karen LeFrak Exhibition and Education Fund.
Generous support for Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs has been provided by Mary and David Solomon.
More in this Series:
May 12, 2017
Join us for a special evening for educators where Carter Emmart, Director of Astrovisualization at the Museum, will provide a guided tour in the Hayden Planetarium of immersive visualizations of global change using OpenSpace, an open source software that allows for the dynamic presentation of global data from sources such as NASA’s Earth Observing Satellites. A reception in the Cullman Hall of the Universe will follow the presentation.