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Think Evolution IV: A summer institute for science educators

by rochelle on Apr. 26th, 2012 No Comments

The University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP), the National Center for Science Education, and the Beacon Center for the Study of Evolution in Action are offering a week-long course on evolution!

DarwinPut on your evolution eyeglasses and your nature of science thinking cap and join us for (yet another) fun-filled five days of evolutionary explorations with biologists and educators at the University of California. The Think Evolution Summer Institute, returning for its fourth year, will combine lectures by prominent evolutionary biologists with sessions focused on hands-on activities for the middle school, high school, and community college classroom.

When: Monday through Friday, July 30–August 3, 2012; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Who: Middle school, high school, and community college biology teachers and science educators
Where: UC Museum of Paleontology, Valley Life Sciences Building, UC Berkeley
Cost: $75.00 for five days; includes lots of free resources distributed to participating teachers plus morning and afternoon snacks.
For more information: Visit the program website
To Register: Click here soon as the course fills up quickly!

**NOTE: This is not an Academy sponsored activity. Please direct all questions and requests for more information to Louise S. Mead or Judy Scotchmoor.**

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