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Zoo Atlanta and Carlos Museum: 2-Part Teacher Seminar

August 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Carlos Museum and Zoo Atlanta have joined forces to offer a two-session professional learning opportunity for elementary school educators! As a part of the program, each participant will receive a Classroom Experience Case with materials and resources to utilize in their classrooms, as well as a guest pass to come back to Zoo Atlanta and the Michael C. Carlos Museum.

Session One: How Regions Influence Native Plant and Animal Populations
Zoo Atlanta
Saturday, August 24 | 9am – 3pm

Explore the various evironmental regions of Georgia and the ways that the climate, topography, and relationships to water sources influence life forms native to each region. Educators will gain a higher understanding of life cycles and energy flow throughout trophic levels in these regions as well as more insight into the life cycles of the plants and animals in these regions.

Session Two: How the Environment Influences Art and Culture
Carlos Museum
Saturday, September 21 | 9am – 3pm

Educators will investigate how natural environments drive speciation and how unique environments influence the growth of civilization, art, religion, and culture. Teachers will learn how to read works of art and gain an understanding of what objects can tell us about the natural environments in which they were created.

View applicable GSE standards here.

Fee: $15 for BOTH sessions. Space is limited, and advanced registration is required.


August 24, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Zoo Atlanta
Carlos Museum