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

June 5, 2014

workshops for teachers

 Join us on Chancellor’s Day to enrich your understanding of how to use Museum resources designed to support Common Core literacy standards. Workshop sessions will provide K-12 educators with resources to to strengthen their ability to use Museum resources to teach science as well as incorporate reading strategies and Common Core aligned writing tasks. Museum educators will engage teachers in learning how to use these resources and literacy strategies to support student learning.A presentation by a scientist will explore cutting edge research related to topics that are commonly taught in city schools. Teachers will receive copies of Educator’s Guide for the Museum exhibits they use during the day as well as digital and print resources.

Cost: $35 per participant includes continental breakfast, lunch and Museum resources.

Agenda

8:30 - 9:00 Registration & Breakfast

9:00 - 9:45 Visit Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

10:00 -12:15 Breakout Sessions

12:15 - 1:15 Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 Panel Discussion

2:30 - 3:00 Museum Explorations

Breakout Sessions

Breakout Sessions Grades K-5

Common Core Literacy and Museum Learning Experiences:Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals

Common Core Literacy and Museum Learning Experiences: Pterosaurs:Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

Common Core Literacy and Science Standards: Hall of Gems and Minerals

Breakout Sessions Grades 6-12

Hudson River Ecology and Invasive Species

Investigating the Evolution of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Analyzing Earthquake Data to Explore Plate Tectonics

After you have registered for the event, you will be  sent a link with individual session descriptions that will allow you to sign up for specific sessions.

 

Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs was organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (amnh.org)

 

The Museum gratefully acknowledges the Richard and Karen LeFrak Exhibition and Education Fund.

 

Funding for Common Core Literacy and Science Standards: Hall of Gems and Minerals workshop
has been provided through the generous support of the Louis Calder Foundation.

 

Investigating the Evolution of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria
 is based on work supported by the US Army Research Laboratory and Office
 under Award No. W911NF-10-1-0339

 

Analyzing Earthquake Data to Explore Plate Tectonics
 is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation
under Grant No. GEO-1202986

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