Summer 2005 Workshop course for Biology Teachers

               

BIOLOGY OF LIVING INVERTEBRATES  

Next summer, Iowa Lakeside Laboratory (http://www.lakesidelab.org) will offer duplicate, one-week-long, intensive lab-field courses, entitled Techniques in Biology Teaching: Animal Biology. Course goals are to provide U.S. biology teacher (pre-college or college level) with  unique, inspiring, hands-on, and total-immersion workshop experiences involving living invertebrates. Emphasis is on: (1) field collection, ecology, development, behavior, and physiological adaptations of freshwater and terrestrial invertebrates; and (2) new, hands-on inquiries utilizing living invertebrates that are easily cultured in the classroom. See sample activities and materials: http://www.eeob.iastate.edu/faculty/DrewesC/htdocs/

 

Enrollment is limited to 8 participants per session and admission requires acceptance by instructor. Take home many free classroom resources: write-ups, texts, electronic media, living cultures, samples & supplies. Some financial support may be available for participants. Priority admission given to HS or college biology teachers who have their own funding from schools, colleges, grants, etc.

 

TENTATIVE DATES FOR WORKSHOP COURSES

 

June 12 through June 17, 2005 (first session)

June 26 through July 1, 2005 (second session)


If you are interested and would like to be considered, please fill out, cut off, and return form below:

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Send form to: Dr. Charles Drewes, EEOB Dept, Rm 503 Science II, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011

(phone: 515/294-8061) (email: cdrewes@iastate.edu )

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**Attach a brief explanation of why you are interested in this course and how you feel it might enhance your classroom and professional development.