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Education :: Professional Development Workshops for Teachers

DH Cadwell Earth Science Workshop:

Saturday May 7, 2016

The 2016 D.H. Cadwell Earth Science Workshop will be held on Saturday May 7, 2016 at the New York State Museum. Instructional activities start promptly at 8:00am and dismissal occurs at 5:30pm. The program will consist of lectures and a New York State Museum collections tour. Lectures and activities will cover topics on geologic time, evolution and fossils, plate tectonics, rock and mineral identification, economic geology of NY, climate change and glacial geology, extinction of Pleistocene mega fauna, and geologic hazards. In addition, there will be open discussions regarding future trends in Earth Science education and the future of geoscience literacy. The location of the workshop is the Huxley Theater on the first floor of the State Museum.

Registration Information
The workshop is capped at 35 people, so interested teachers are encouraged to fill out the registration form and send the full registration fee of $35 as soon as possible. The workshop fee of $35 includes coffee and snacks and lecture activity outlines. Participants are responsible for providing their own lunch* and transportation to the Museum.

*Lunch options include off-site restaurants or participants may choose to bring a bagged lunch—space within the Museum will be provided for those who choose to bring a lunch. A list of possible off-site restaurants will be provided at the workshop.

Application and Registration Information

Application Form:
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Applications and Payment in full are due April 29, 2016.
Please send registration and payment (check or credit) to:

Attention: Earth Science Workshop
The New York State Museum, Room 3140
Cultural Education Center, Albany NY 12230

Checks payable to:
USNY-Regents Research

For more information:

Office of Research & Collections: (518) 474-5816  or
Dr. Andrew Kozlowski at (518) 486-2012 

The New York State Museum, Room 3140
Cultural Education Center, Albany NY 12230
The New York State Museum is a program of The State Education Department/
The University of the State of New York.