Exploring Animals - Teacher In-service Course

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Exploring Animals - Teacher In-service Course

Time: April 26, 2011 at 4:30pm to May 5, 2011 at 6:30pm
Location: Irvine Nature Center
Street: 11201 Garrison Forest Rd
City/Town: Owings Mills
Website or Map: http://www.explorenature.org
Phone: 443-738-9200
Event Type: irvine, programs, for, adults
Organized By: Irvine Nature Center
Latest Activity: Mar 10, 2011

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This 2-week (15-hour) course includes both indoor and outdoor, hands-on experiences that help Baltimore County teachers implement the 2nd grade Exploring Animals science unit. Both new and experienced teachers, often with limited science backgrounds, benefit from the content, skills and processes of this course. It covers the ecology, adaptations and diversity of vertebrates and invertebrates. An emphasis on outdoor investigations helps students apply their knowledge and skills to real-world situations. Specific topics include biodiversity; vertebrate and invertebrate ecology; aquatic organisms; nocturnal animals and bird banding. This course is co-lead by Irvine's Robert Mardiney and the zoo's Peter Martin. Maryland teachers can receive one in-service credit.

Tuesday, April 26, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 28, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 30, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.*
Tuesday, May 3, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 5, 6 - 9 p.m.

$10 members and non-members


* All sessions take place at the Irvine Nature Center with the exception of April 30, which takes place at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.

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