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Monday, May 2 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Blending Science and Social Studies by Examining Cultural Representations with Predators in Various Ecological Communities

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Many educators from informal science institutions strive to teach basic science through an interdisciplinary approach, but not often does that approach include the intersection of natural history and cultural studies. WCS’s Predators: Biology & Conservation professional development course strived to showcase the importance of science and social studies, demonstrating to a diverse audience of teachers of various subject and grade bans that the intersection of those subject areas provides a unique and meaningful way of deepening student learning of the natural world. The planning processes and lessons learned will be highlighted in this poster presentation. 


Paloma Krakower

Paloma Krakower completed her MA in Environmental Conservation Education at NYU. She has combined her interests in wildlife and education by joining the WCS' Professional Development program. Before joining WCS she completed joint animal care/ education internships with Wildlife Rescue... Read More →

Monday May 2, 2016 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
Morgan Cafe 225 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016

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