Teacher Professional Development

  • 2020 Apr 21

    Exploring the Collections: New Ways of Looking at Old Things

    Tue - Thu, Apr 21 to Apr 23, 8:30am - 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA 02138

    What do fossil horse teeth, Henry David Thoreau's plant collections, weird legless animals, and water-storing frogs have in common? They are all intriguing museum specimens you can use to help your students understand the concepts of evolution. Get together with other curious learners and try out activities that will bring clear examples of evolution to your classroom through 3D-printed specimens and curated digital images.

    This program is intended for middle school teachers but high school teachers are welcome.

    This program is free but a refundable deposit of $50...

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  • 2020 Jul 21

    Real Science: Untangling Evolutionary Trees

    Tue - Thu, Jul 21 to Jul 23, 8:30am - 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

    How do scientists use cutting-edge technology to understand evolution? This 3-day program will give you the understanding of evolution, hands-on laboratory experience, and access to supplies and equipment needed to conduct an authentic experiment with skill and confidence. Following the program, you will partner with Harvard scientists to bring the lab experience to your classroom. For more information, see our flyer.

    This program is free but a refundable $...

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