Dinosaurs: Not Just Any Old Reptiles!
Saturday, February 11, 2017
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Registration opens on January 11, 2017.
Workshop location: Commons Learning Center, The University of Texas at Austin J. J. Pickle Research Campus (PRC). 10100 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78758
In this FREE workshop, educators will work with a paleontologist to:
investigate characteristics shared by extinct dinosaurs and birds;
demonstrate how trackways provide evidence for dinosaur anatomy and behavior; and
evaluate and appreciate artwork depicting extinct dinosaurs.
Teachers will participate in inquiry-based activities using TMM specimens and educational materials.
This training is designed for 3rd through 8th grade teachers, including classroom, homeschool and informal science educators.
Each educator will receive:
- curriculum aligned with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and STAAR standards;
- opportunity to check out loaner kits of specimens & materials used in the training; and
- credit for 2 hours of continuing professional education (CPE)
To register, send an email to Pamela R. Owen (email@example.com) with the following information: full name, phone number, name and address of your school, and grade level(s) and/or subject(s) taught.
This workshop is part of the Darwin Day Celebration hosted by the Center for Inquiry – Austin.
Questions about the workshop? Contact Pamela R. Owen at firstname.lastname@example.org