Calling all high school teachers! Sign up for a 3-day workshop on teaching evolution


What: Evolution 2010: A Workshop for Educators
When: June 21st 23rd, 2010 (Application deadline May 31)
Where: Durham, NC

Please join us for three fun-filled days of exploring evolution. Reinforce key evolutionary concepts and explore cutting-edge topics in evolutionary biology with biologists and educators at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent).

Participants will receive continuing education units (CEUs), a $25/day stipend, and a collection of resources and materials for teaching evolution. Travel awards are available for participants from outside of the Triangle (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill) area.

This workshop will include two educational field trips: one to tour the Duke Lemur Center, one of the foremost prosimian research centers in the world, and the second to the North Carolina Museum of Life and Science in Durham, NC.

Workshop will be held at NESCent in Durham, NC. Approximate hours each day are 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

For more information, and to apply, please see www.nescent.org/courses/2010/eogsummer/. If you have questions about this workshop, please contact Jory Weintraub (jory@nescent.org).

Application deadline: Monday, May 31st, 2010
Notification of acceptance will be sent by June 1st, 2010

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