Celebrating evolution: A teacher workshop
Sunday, February 8, 2009
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth and bring evolution to your classrooms!
The activities of this workshop will be tailored to meet your needs and will include a sharing of new resources, hands-on activities including the Academy Evolution Kit, tours of the Human Evolution Research Center (HERC), and plenty of time for discussion. Activities and discussion will focus on: evolution and the nature of science, natural selection, reproductive fitness, phylogenetics and cladistics, human evolution, student misconceptions, and more!
Presenters include Helena Carmena, California Academy of Sciences; Rebecca Jabbour, HERC; Louise Mead, National Center for Science Education; Jessica Neely, KQED QUEST; and Judy Scotchmoor, UCMP.
|9:00 - 9:30||Registration 2063 Valley Life Sciences Building
|9:30 - 9:45||Welcome and logistics for the day
|9:45 - 10:45||Hands-on session #1
|11:00 - 12:00||Hands-on session #2
|12:00 - 1:00||Lunch (provided) and tours
|1:00 - 1:30||Meet Darwin, a special presentation by KQED QUEST
|1:30 - 2:15||Hands-on session #3
|2:15 - 3:00||Looking at resources, misconceptions, and discussion|
A Certificate of Professional Development will be provided as well as lots of great "freebies!"