Previews from the groundbreaking new television series, Evolution,
(produced by WGBH Television) airing on KCET September 24-27.
- "Evolution studies in the Museum: Evidence from the patterns
Dr. John Heyning, Deputy Director for Research and CollectionsNatural
History Museum of Los Angeles County
- "How to introduce evolution in elementary (K-8) education"
Alan Gishlick, Postdoctoral ScholarNational Center for Science Education,
- "Using museums and other informal resources to teach evolution"
Leah Melber, Science Education Specialist Natural History Museum
of Los Angeles County
Panel discussion: Bring your questions, comments or concerns
about teaching evolution to our panel of experts. Share your success
tips with fellow teachers. Engage in dialogue about how to align your
evolution curriculum with the CA Science Standards. And discuss why
teaching evolution is considered controversial.
Materials Support: All attending teachers will receive free
resource material to help implement the teaching of evolution in the
classroom as well as free passes to the Natural History Museum of
Los Angeles County and the George C. Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries.