Rx for Science Literacy: Chemicals, the Environment, and You
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)
This workshop is based on a curriculum developed by the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. The curriculum focuses on the science of toxicology to help students understand the relationship between chemicals in the environment and human health. It also conveys the influence of chemicals on the health of living organisms.
The Rx for Science Literacy workshop series provides K-12 educators a unique opportunity to tour research facilities, hear from scientists about their latest research advances and take a home a free curriculum and other bioscience education materials.
Incentives for attending an Rx for Science Literacy workshop include:
- 1 unit of certification renewal credit for North Carolina-certified educators (4 hours of additional work required)
- Free supplemental curriculum and other bioscience education materials to use in the classroom
- Free lunch
- Substitute teacher support (up to $80)
For details about all workshops in the Rx for Science Literacy series, visit: http://www.ncabr.org/rx.