Educator Open House
Oct. 9, 2014 | 2:30-5:30 p.m.
Come to the Museum and gather information and educational materials to help with your lesson planning. The Florida Museum and the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art partner with other educational organizations to provide information about field trips, workshops, lesson plans and free resources. This event is open to all educators who will receive free Harn Museum exhibition tours, admission to the Florida Museum’s newest exhibit Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived!, refreshments and a discount in the museums’ gift shops.
Earn In-Service Points! On the day of the event, Alachua County Public School teachers can register at the Museum to earn in-service points for attending the open house.
Free Parking – pick up your parking pass at the front of either Museum before parking.
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What are teacher trainings and the open house like? Click on the images below for a sneak peek from past sessions!
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The Florida Museum of Natural History conducts teacher trainings to enrich teacher’s scientific knowledge, improve field trip experiences, provide relevant classroom activities and materials, and have fun!
With the help of Museum docents, teachers learn how to effectively use the exhibit with their students.
Teachers become the students as members of the Florida Museum Education staff lead them through lesson plans that can be applied in the classroom.
Learning the what, why, and how of simple experiments.
Guest speakers explain scientific content in a straightforward and relevant manner.
Teachers use affordable materials to conduct an easy experiment with a big impact.
It is a fun day for teachers when they can learn new information about birds and then act like one too!
Connecting exhibit content with curriculum standards.
Learning and applying scientific research techniques.
Teachers receive a notebook full of background content and standards-based activities as well as materials to use in their classroom.
The Florida Museum partners with nearly 30 community organizations and government agencies to host an annual Educator Open House.
Teachers receive free information, resources, and materials on a variety of topics and activities.