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Summer Programs for Teachers

Summer Programs

For Educators

Professional development programs at the Museum are designed to provide educators at all levels with opportunities to deepen content knowledge in different areas of science.

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

Upcoming Offerings

MRSA

Investigating the Evolution of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

July 15, 2014 - July 16, 2014

During this two-day workshop teachers will work to analyze and interpret data sets that help us understand the evolutionary theory that explains the development of antibiotic resistant strains of the bacteria, Staphylococcus aureus.

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Forum on Earth Sciences in Antarctica

July 18, 2014

This forum will provide educators with the opportunity to hear the latest Antarctic earth science news and meet leading researchers and content providers.

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Common Core Literacy and Museum Learning Experiences: Pterosaurs

July 22, 2014

During this one day workshop for grades K-5 educators, participants will engage in pre-, during, and post-visit activities to learn how to prepare students for a museum learning experience related the upcoming special exhibit Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs.

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Using Molecular Data to Conserve Big Cats

July 23, 2014

In this one-day workshop, teachers will learn how scientists are collecting and analyzing molecular data to better understand big cats in their natural habitat and assess the state of the populations.

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Phone: 212-769-5100

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except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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