Workshops, Institutes, and Courses
Common Core Literacy and Museum Learning Experiences: Dark Universe
December 30, 2013
In this one day workshop, teachers will explore ways to use the Educator’s Guide for the new Space Show, Dark Universe. This exciting new show explores dramatic advances in our knowledge of the universe and what’s to come in the future of cosmology. 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 6th-12th grade teachers.
REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS CLOSED
Dark Universe was created by the American Museum of Natural History,
the Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space and the Hayden Planetarium.
Made possible through the generous sponsorship of Accenture.
And proudly supported by Con Edison.
The Museum also gratefully acknowledges major funding from the Charles Hayden Foundation.
Presented with special thanks to NASA and the National Science Foundation.
Dark Universe was developed by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (wwww.amnh.org) in collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, and GOTO INC, Tokyo, Japan.
Support for Education Programs is provided by the Buehler Aviation Research Foundation, Inc.
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