Talking About Biodiversity
Saturday, December 1 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Grades 6 - 12
How can humans conserve and use biodiversity in a sustainable way? This is a question of global importance. Learn about the World Wide Views on Biodiversity project that engages thousands of citizens throughout the world in a discussion about biodiversity issues. Try out several activities that support learning about biodiversity. These include a biodiversity-themed tour of the Museum and biodiversity quests for your own neighborhood or schoolyard. Then, participate in a forum designed to get you talking about connections between biodiversity and policy. Materials will be made available to support bringing this discussion to your students. This workshop is part of our Bread Club Gathering series.
More about the Teacher Partner Program:
To become a Teacher Partner or to renew your partnership, visit mos.org/teachers to create an online login and register for the program. If you are registering for the first time, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get your Teacher Partner number. You will need this number to register for the event.
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One of the world's largest science centers and Boston's most attended cultural institution, the Museum introduces about 1.5 million visitors a year to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) via dynamic programs and hundreds of interactive exhibits. Founded in 1830, the Museum was first to embrace all the sciences under one roof. Its 10,000-square-foot Hall of Human Life draws on the latest discoveries in the life sciences to engage visitors in their own biology and health. Other highlights include the Thomson Theater of Electricity, Charles Hayden Planetarium, Mugar Omni Theater, Gordon Current Science & Technology Center, Butterfly Garden and 4-D Theater. Reaching over 20,000 teens a year worldwide via the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network, the Museum also leads a 10-year, $41 million National Science Foundation-funded Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network of science museums. Its National Center for Technological Literacy®’s engineering curricula have reached an estimated 79,200 teachers and 6.9 million students nationwide. Visit mos.org. Follow the Museum of Science on Twitter at @MuseumOfScience or Facebook at www.facebook.com/museumofscience.
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