Teachers learned the importance of art to the life sciences and practiced improving their artistic abilities.
teachers learned about plant structure and function, as well as plant diversity
through hands-on laboratory experiences.
a cell?" In this lab, the teachers examined cell types, as well well
as the function of eukaryote organelles and the way cells divide.
it an animal or a plant? Or is it something else?" The teachers learned
about living things and the classifications to which they belong.
teachers compared animal and plant cell types.
The teachers toured the National Wildlife Visitor Center and attended a workshop on teaching wildlife ecology in elementary school.
At the National Arboretum, the teachers learned about pine tree identification and taking samples of plant data using a random stratified transect technique.
the zoology workshop, the teachers studied the behavior of many invertebrates,
Daphnia, hydras, leeches, and earthworms.