Workshops and Institutes

Mid-Winter Teacher Institute: ¡Cuba!

February 21, 2017 - February 22, 2017

Dr. Ana Luz Porzecanski Cuba Expedition

Museum researcher Dr. Ana Luz Porzecanski (center) with Ph.D-degree candidate Spencer Galen (left) and MNHN curator Xochitl Ayón (right) in Cuba's Humboldt National Park during the 2015 Explore21 expedition.

© A. Porzecanski

This two-day workshop will introduce teachers to our upcoming temporary exhibition, ¡Cuba!. Participants will work with Museum staff and scientists to learn about biodiversity and conservation and how they can use NGSS-alligned resources and teaching strategies to prepare students for a Museum learning experience. Grade 6-12 Teachers.


Major funding for ¡Cuba! has been provided by the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Endowment Fund.
Generous support for ¡Cuba! has been provided by the Dalio Ocean Initiative.
The Ford Foundation and JetBlue have also committed to supporting ¡Cuba!