Play, Understand, and Build Your Own Game

August 3 & 4, 2021

Flower beds at the 77th Street entrance to the Museum, on 77th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue. © AMNH/D. Finnin
How Can Bingo and Trivia Deepen Family Engagement? A professional learning opportunity for educators with students in grades 3-8.

Participants will explore science practices and the nature of science as described in the NGSS appendices F and H, through investigations conducted by Charles Darwin. We will utilize primary source documents from the Museum’s Darwin Manuscripts Project and others, and live plant observations. We will explore areas including insectivory in plants. Our focus science concepts will be adaptation and natural selection.

Facilitators: Tina Glover and Justin Ramsey

Professional Learning for Educators

The Gottesman Center for Science Teaching and Learning invites you to continue learning, stay engaged, and stay safe this school year by applying for teacher professional learning opportunities. 

Please note that all offerings are online, and conducted over Zoom. A device and connection that allows you to participate fully is required. All sessions include collaborative learning activities in small groups. We ask that attendees come prepared to participate actively in these activities to the best of their ability.

All offerings are application-based but free, and offer CTLE credit upon completion.