Events for Educators


Learning Through Collections Professional Development Series

Learning Through Collections 101 Turn your classroom into an interactive space where students take learning into their own hands – literally!  Practice new teaching strategies that prepare you to bring real artifacts and specimens into the classroom.  Explore object-based learning through a variety of activities and hands-on experiences. Leave with new skills, student activity ideas, and materials from the Harris Learning Collection to inspire your students about Earth’s natural and cultural diversity.  


Learning Through Collections Professional Development Series

Exploring the Next Generation Science Standards  Get a hands-on and in-depth introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards!  Explore how the standards are designed and make connections to your current science curriculum.  You’ll have a chance to collaborate with other educators and practice using the standards to create learning goals and assessments.  We’ll also demonstrate how to use the Harris Learning Collection materials to meet these exciting new benchmarks.