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Science and Nature Night for Teachers
March 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
A free event just for teachers to explore where science and nature connect!
During this open house-style event, you can drop in between 5 and 7 p.m. to see lesson demonstrations by our staff naturalists, check out our educational resources, and learn more about how to bring nature into your classroom.
10-Minute Naturalist Demonstrations Throughout the Event:
Green-Screen Program Demonstration (Demo at 5:10 p.m.) Learn how MNHC is using Green-Screen Technology and Video Conferencing to bring a new kind of program to schools across Montana. Check out our Green-Screen Studio and participate in Interactive Distance Nature Education (ID Nature).
Physics of Flight Demonstration (Demo at 5:25 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.)
Flight is a fascinating topic to explore with students. And there are lots of ways for students to explore the physics of flight in the classroom. Join a live demo that will show you different ways to explore flight with your students.
Animal Tracks Demonstration (Demo at 5:40 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.)
Animal tracks are fascinating to kids, and can be used to enhance science, math, writing, and art education at a number of grade levels. Join a live demo to learn some basics about animal tracks and track molds, ways to use them in your classroom, and resources from MNHC.
Sound Study Demonstration (Demo at 6:00 p.m.)
Did you know that fish can sing, or that elephants can hear with their feet? Sound is important for animal communication. Animals use a variety of body parts to make sound in order to communicate in their everyday lives.We’ll explore the properties of sound in a variety of ways, including visualizing sound waves and learning about how animals use sound to communicate.
Refreshments and After-School Snacks Too!