Evolution 2009: A Workshop for Educators

Date29-Jun-2009 ~ 1-Jul-2009
SummaryEvolution is a unifying theme in biological science. This course is designed to provide an overview of key evolutionary concepts and explore cutting-edge topics in evolutionary biology for instructors at the high school and introductory college level. Evolutionary biologists and educators at NESCent (The National Evolutionary Synthesis Center) will present topics with an emphasis on recent developments and practical applications. The scientific content will be supported by hands on classroom activities, pedagogy demonstrations and information about teaching resources. In addition, participants will learn about NESCent's Evolution Across the Curriculum initiative and contribute to the national conversation on this approach to teaching biology.
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