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Educator Professional Development

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

 

Upcoming Offerings

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NYC Teachers Election Day Professional Development 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.

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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 leaning experience. Grades 6-12. 

Past Offerings

On Shaky Ground: Building a Safer Future in Haiti

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

On Shaky Ground: Building a Safer Future in Haiti

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

American Museum of Natural History

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New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

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