Kellogg Biological Station K-12 Partnership Workshop for Science Teachers (April 2019)

Description:

The 2019 plenary speaker is Dr. Jen Owen, MSU, Associate Professor in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife. Topic: Avian health and disease ecology. Dr. Owen runs the Michigan State Bird Observatory which includes banding stations at two locations. Workshop sessions will feature presentations by MSU scientists and provide ideas for all grade levels. Highlights include:

  • Use real datasets from the Kellogg Biological Station to teach ecology and statistics in the classroom
  • Learn how to talk about evolution with K-12 students 
  • Discuss long-term research and why it is important
  • Garden-based learning at school and in your community

Dates:

April 16, 2019. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.  

Location:

Kellogg Biological Station Auditorium, 3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, MI  49060

Audience:

Science teachers.

Partners:

The KBS K-12 Partnership is a joint effort among KBS scientists, MSU College of Education faculty, and science teachers and administrators in southwest Michigan school districts.

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