Teacher Workshop on Evolution
Illustration by Darwin comparing the
skulls of pigeons:
A. Wild Rock-pigeon.
B. Short-faced Tumbler.
C. English Carrier.
D. Bagadotten Carrier.
"Stones, Bones, and Genes"
Saturday, May 4, 2013
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Do not miss this one day workshop that provides teachers with a firm foundation in evolutionary biology, including up-to-date information on genetics, the fossil record, and human evolution. The workshop is aligned with specific NYS Learning Standards and Regents' Exams in The Living Environment, and with upcoming changes in the New York State Common Core Curriculum. Presented by Ph.D. -level NYSM scientists, teachers will gain valuable insight into the forefront of scientific research happening right here in New York State. Biology, Earth Science and Social Studies teachers will all benefit from the materials provided in this interactive program. Participants take away a book, DVD, and lesson plans for use in the classroom.
Summary of important details:
Location: New York State Museum' Huxley Theater, Cultural Education Center, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY
Eligibility: High school and middle school science teachers from any school
Date and Times: Saturday May 4, 2013 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Participant Fee: $30 (includes coffee breaks and a box lunch)
Teacher Credit: Continuing Education credit for 8 contact hours, through the New York State Education Department.
For more information, please contact:
Jeremy Kirchman at firstname.lastname@example.org or
New York State Museum
Room 3140 CEC
Albany, NY 12230