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Free Field Trips Available for Middle and High School Groups

The Koshland Science Museum is a great place for students to see how science can solve real-world problems. Starting in September 2013, we are pleased to offer free school field trips again. A limited number of free facilitator led tours are also available. To qualify for this free offer, field trips must be organized by middle schools and high schools in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
 

Announcing a New Program Series on Community Resilience

Everyone has a story to tell about their experience of a natural or human-made disaster. Why do some communities bounce back and others do not? How can we prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters?
 
The Koshland Science Museum will launch a new Science Social program with three events in fall 2013 focused on community resilience.
 
Wednesday, October 9, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Is Community Resilience Real or Fiction?

Scientist-Vetted Teacher Resources from the National Academies

Did you know the National Academies has an amazing collection of ready-to-use resources for the classroom? Challenge your students to interact with issues like climate change, evolution, energy, conservation and more. Videos, booklets, and interactive experiences bring the latest research into your classroom—and it’s all vetted by our expert scientists. Explore Resources for Teachers at the National Academies.
 

Back to School: What the Science of Learning Can Tell Us about Education

What does research reveal about how people learn and which educational methods and policies are most effective? Expert committees from the National Academies have examined and synthesized the evidence on a broad range of educational topics to provide valuable input into often-controversial debates about educational methods and policy.
 
The newly-released Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States (2013) identifies the science all K-12 students should know.
 

Scientist-Vetted Teacher Resources from the National Academies

Did you know the National Academies has an amazing collection of ready-to-use resources for the classroom? Challenge your students to interact with issues like climate change, evolution, energy, conservation and more. Videos, booklets, and interactive experiences bring the latest research into your classroom—and it’s all vetted by our expert scientists. Explore Resources for Teachers at the National Academies.
 

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