Workshops and Institutes

Common Core Literacy and Museum Learning Experiences: The Power of Poison

December 8, 2013

Rattlesnake image for Poison exhibition

This skull of an eastern diamondback rattlesnake, which will be on view in The Power of Poison 

© AMNH/C. Chesek


During this one day workshop, teachers will engage in pre-, during, and post-visit activities to learn how to prepare students for a museum learning experience related our newest temporary exhibit about poisons. Participants will visit the exhibit to make curriculum connections and use AMNH resources to strengthen their abilities to teach in the Museum. Conversations with colleagues will help teachers work on differentiating lessons for their students. Teachers will receive copies of a new Educator’s Guide as well as digital and print resources. This workshop addresses Common Core state standards in English Language Arts for non-fiction reading. 

This workshop is for K-5th grade teachers. Registration for this session is closed.