Bite Club - Exploring Tooth Evolution
Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018 -- 10 am to Noon
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 how anatomy is integral to understanding biological evolution
• apply basic physics and mathematics to analyze tooth shape and position in jaws
• make predictions about predatory behavior and diet and hypothesize evolutionary relationships
Educators will participate in inquiry-based activities using TMM specimens and educational materials.
This training is designed for 5th 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)
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
To register, send an email to TMM Education with the following information: full name, phone number, name and address of your organization or 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