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May 3, 2012, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Event Name:||American Museum of Natural History’s Educators' Evening to Explore the Biological and Social Meaning of Skin Color|
American Museum of Natural History
All Schools: American Museum of Natural History’s Educators' Evening to Explore the Biological and Social Meaning of Skin ColorDeadline: April 27, 2012 Event: May 3, 2012 Contact: John Tom at JTom3@schools.nyc.gov; Cristina Trowbridge at firstname.lastname@example.org; AMNH Central Reservations at (212) 769-5200All educators are invited to the American Museum of Natural History’s (AMNH) educator evening to discuss the biological and social meanings of skin color. Anthropologist and paleobiologist Nina G. Jablonski, author of Skin: Its Natural History and Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at Penn State, will discuss the unique aspects of human skin and its importance as a key element of human evolution. The evening will provide teachers with opportunities to engage in dialogue and understand research about primate and human adaptations to the environment. Following the talk, teachers may attend a reception in the Spitzer Hall of Human Origins to engage with AMNH staff and network with other educators. The event will take place on Thursday, May 3.
|Location:||American Museum of Natural History|