K-12 Professional Development

Native Plants, Animals, People and Skies Reimagined: A Natural History Immersion Experience along the Colorado River

Grades K - 12

Immerse yourself for 3 days in the wild and secluded beauty of Western Colorado and Eastern Utah as you float the Ruby Horsethief Canyon section of the Colorado River accompanied by a teacher-trainer and naturalist from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
 
Explore the interactions that occur every day in nature. See how human activity, past and present, has continuously impacted these native interactions.  Hear stories of resilience and survival from our indigenous plants, animals and people who have survived invaders.  Visit the world’s second largest concentration of arches as you hike through Rattlesnake Canyon and learn the geologic history of that unique landscape.
 
Date and Time:
Session 1: Onsite Museum Orientation Day 10:00 am – 3:00 pm on June 7, 2024  
Although all are welcome at this session, it is only required for participants seeking the optional credit.
Guests who live 100 miles or more from the museum may join this session by Zoom, link will be sent prior to event. 
 
Session 2: 3 Day/2 Night River Field Course: June 29th, 30th and July 1st 
 
For practicing K-12 teachers

Family Members & Friends Welcome (must be 12 years old) 

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Rocky Mountain Mind, Brain & Education Conference

Grades K - 12

Join us for the 4th Annual Rocky Mountain Mind, Brain & Education Conference hosted by Denver Museum of Nature & Science in partnership with researchED. This conference brings together K–12 educators and university researchers with a common interest in applying research-based methods from psychology and neuroscience to their practice.

Date: Saturday, November 9th, 2024

Time: 8:00am to 4:30pm

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Archive: 2020-2021 Tools @ Tea Time Program

K-12 TPD

Teachers! Grab your afternoon tea and log in for an end-of-the day boost, with tips and resources from the Museum Teacher Professional Development Team and an opportunity to share strategies with other teachers about remote and hybrid learning.

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