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Teachers can take advantage of workshops, lectures, institutes, and opportunities with the Museum.

 

Upcoming Offerings

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Integrating NGSS Science Practices with Common Core Literacy Strategies Using a Hudson River Ecology Teaching Case and Online Data Tools

January 15, 2015 - February 12, 2015

This five-session online workshop focuses on how to integrate science practices with specific Common Core reading and writing standards using a collection of videos, essays, and online data tools that tell the story of how scientists investigated the ecological impacts of the invasive zebra mussel on the Hudson River ecosystem.

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Mid Winter Teacher Institute: Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters

February 18, 2015 - February 19, 2015

This two day workshop will introduce K-12 teachers to our newest exhibition, Nature’s Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters.  Participants will work with Museum educators and scientists to strengthen their understanding of the earth processes that cause natural disasters, explore the tools that scientists use to study and predict these events and use case studies that help illustrate the topic

Past Offerings

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NYC Teachers Election Day Professional Development 2014

November 4, 2014

Join us on Election Day for a  professional development day geared for Grade K-12 teachers who want to enrich their understanding of how to use Museum resources to integrate the teaching of science practices in support of Common Core literacy strategies and Next Generation Science Standards Learning goals.

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

Open daily from 10 am - 5:45 pm
except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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