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


Past Offerings


NYC Chancellor’s Day 2016: Connecting Museum Resources to the Science Curriculum

June 9, 2016

This professional day is geared for K-12 science teachers who want to strengthen their ability to use Museum resources to teach science. Participants will have the opportunity to choose from a range of breakout sessions that will utilize the Museum’s digital, print, and exhibition resources to connect with the science curriculum in ways that are engaging for students.


Mid-Winter Teacher Institute: The Secret World Inside You

February 16, 2016 - February 17, 2016

This two-day workshop will introduce teachers to our newest exhibition, The Secret World Inside You.  Participants will work with Museum educators and scientists to strengthen their understanding of how microbes interact and affect our bodies.  Activities will provide a variety of NGSS-alligned resources and teaching strategies to prepare students for a Museum learning experience. Grades 6-12. 

Mimic Octopus

NYC Teachers Election Day Professional Development 2015

November 3, 2015

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.