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Offsite Event: Teaching Controversial Science Topics: A Teaching Workshop

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Teaching Controversial Science Topics: A Teaching Workshop
When: Saturday, September 13th 2014
Where: University of Colorado Boulder Campus
Who: High School Teachers, but anyone who is interested in these topics is welcome!
How much? FREE, unless you would like Colorado School of Mines Continuing Education credit for $35.
Please RSVP by September 8th and to register for credit: Email [masked]. Interested in current research in evolutionary biology and climate change? Want to enrich how you teach these topics in the classroom? Need to earn graduate-level course credits? Then join us at the University of Colorado for a day long workshop where we will delve into the pedagogy of evolution and climate change through a new series of lectures, discussions, panels, lesson plans, and activities. Graduate students and faculty members from diverse departments, as well as educators from local schools, will present information from different fields in evolutionary and climate change biology, walk through incorporating current research into the classroom, and examine the roles of science, evolution, and climate change in education and society. This day long workshop, held at the University of Colorado at Boulder, is worth 0.5 credit hours through the Colorado School of Mines Teacher Enhancement Program for $35.00. Attendance at the workshop is free for those who do not wish to receive credit. Did you attend last year? Don’t worry, all of the material will be new and you can still get credit! Free lunch and snacks will be provided throughout the day. This year's event will be held on Saturday, September 13th at the University of Colorado at Boulder campus. Please RSVP soon!
RSVP and Questions to: [masked] I have attached a flier for the workshop to this email. If you know of other teachers who may be interested in this workshop, please feel free to forward this email. Thank you very much for your time, and we hope to see you there!
Evolution Outreach Committee
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
University of Colorado

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