3:30-3:45: Dr. Brian Wiegmann - Associate Director of Education and Outreach, National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, Durham, NC
THE TEACHER WORKSHOP
On 17 October 2008, this half-day event will build on the themes of the symposium, provide hands-on training in the effective use of curriculum and resources available for the classroom, and focus on examples from conservation biology and public health. Sponsored by AIBS and NESCent, the workshop will feature presentations by Anna Thanukos and Jennifer Collins from the Understanding Evolution project and Sam Donovan and Ethel Stanley from BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium.
Date: Friday, October 17th, 2008
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Marriott Memphis Downtown, Memphis, TN - Knoxville Room
Registration: Anyone participating in this workshop must be registered for the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference (http://www.nabt2008.org) and must pre-register, at no cost, ahead of time with AIBS or NESCent staff. Enrollment in this workshop is limited. To register, go to http://www.nescent.org/eog/signup_aibs_nescent_evolution.php or contact Kristin Jenkins at email@example.com or 919.668.4544.
8:00-8:20: Coffee and informal conversation
8:20-8:30: Introductions and Overview
8:30-9:40: Session 1: Evolution and Conservation
This session will focus on how whaling con
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