For Teachers, By Teachers
Collaborate with Museum educators to create activities and lesson plans for the Museum! Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
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Explorations in the Nature of Science
March 7, 2015, 9 am - 1 pm
Come and join us for an engaging exploration of the Nature of Science (NOS) at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County! Explore the mechanisms and processes of the Nature of Science (NOS) and debunk some of our most common science misconceptions. Then, head into the museum exhibits to put theory into practice and leave with resources to take back to the classroom.
The Study of Squirrels
April 11, 2015, 9 am - 1 pm
A ubiquitous L.A. neighbor with unique local history, squirrels are animals we can easily observe! Increase your squirrel smarts and learn about activities to facilitate student inquiry in the classroom. Discuss how to study squirrels with students to meet Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.
Registration opens Monday, March 23, 2015
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