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.
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April 6, 2017
Join us for a special evening for educators with Dr. Paul Planet, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and senior researcher at the American Museum of Natural History. Dr. Planet earned his MD and PhD from Columbia University, and he completed his residency and fellowship training at the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York. His first faculty appointment was in the division of Pediatric Infectious Disease at Columbia University.