OESE presents: Evolution in Oklahoma and Texas Science Classes Workshop

Teacher Workshop

Evolution in Oklahoma and Texas Science Classes


Who: High school science teachers and students in science education

When: Friday Oct. 5 (6:00 PM) through Sunday Oct. 7, 2012 (3:00 PM)

Where: The University of Oklahoma Biological Station on Lake Texoma, OK


Topics covered will include:

  •  The nature of science and latest developments in evolutionary biology
  •  Curriculum development and state standards
  •  Resources on teaching evolution for teachers
  •  Discussion of participants’ favorite lesson plans and classroom experiences
  •  Dealing with classroom and community controversy
  •  Legislation and the political landscape.

Participants will earn a certificate of participation for professional development credit. 

Instructors include:

  •  Julie Angle (Teaching and Curriculum Leadership, OSU)
  •  Dr Richard Broughton (Zoology, OU)
  •  Dr. Ola Fincke (Zoology, OU)
  •  Dr. Victor Hutchison (Zoology, OU)
  •  Dr. Cecil Lewis (Anthropology, OU)
  •  Dr. Joseph Maness (Biological Sciences, Southwestern OSU)
  •  Bob Melton (Science Curriculum Specialist, Putnam City Schools)
  •  Dr. Stanley Rice (Biological Sciences, Southeastern OSU

All materials (including two books on teaching evolution), accommodations, and meals at the UOBS are included.  The only cost for participants is a $25 registration fee. Registration deadline is Sept. 14, 2012. Early registration is advised as places are limited to 30 registrants.

Further information, registration forms and payment information are on-line at: www.oklascience.org/teachers.pdf and at www.ou.edu/uobs/teachers.htm.

Presented by Oklahomans for Excellence in Science Education, the National Science Foundation (NSF-0845314), and the University of Oklahoma Biological Station







This entry was posted in Conference, Events, News, Opportunities and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply