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Hi Folks,
Could you please circulate this to Earth and environmental science  
teachers you know?  It's for educators in the Southwest and Rocky  
Mountain States.  Let me know if you have any questions.
Cheers,
Don


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> HELP US DEVELOP EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE RESOURCES!
>
> We welcome your application to participate in a professional  
> development program that is focused on the Teacher-Friendly Guides  
> to regional Earth Sciences and Virtual Fieldwork Experiences.   
> Funded by the National Science Foundation, the goal of the project  
> is to produce curriculum supplements for seven regions of the United  
> States, with work on the Southwestern (AZ, UT, CO, NM) and Rocky  
> Mountain (ID, MT, ND, SD, WY, NE) regions beginning soon!
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> We are seeking enthusiastic educators from these two regions to meet  
> with us before the actual development of the guides, serving as  
> advisors during these initial stages.  The Advisory Panels will be  
> held at the R. S. Dietz Museum of Geology, Arizona State University,  
> Tempe, AZ on March 5, 2011 for the Southwestern Region; and the  
> Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, MT on April 9, 2011 for the Rocky  
> Mountain Region.  For more information and to apply, please visit: http://virtualfieldwork.org/Advisory_Application.html 
> .  Application deadline is February 1, 2011.
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> Christine Besemer Whitaker
> Teacher Programs Coordinator
>
> Paleontological Research Institution
> and its Museum of the Earth
> 1259 Trumansburg Rd.
> Ithaca, NY  14850
>
> T: 607.273.6623 x27
> F: 607.273.6620
>
> On Exhibit at Museum of the Earth:
> Science on the Half Shell: How and Why We Study Evolution
> September 24, 2010  February 20, 2011
> With support from the National Science Foundation, Maxie's Supper  
> Club and M&T Bank.
>
> Mon. - Sat. 10 am - 5pm and Sun. 11 am - 5 pm.
> Closed Tuesday and Wednesday (Labor Day - Memorial Day).
>
> Visit us on the web at www.museumoftheearth.org
>
> PRI and its Museum of the Earth are part of Ithaca's Discovery  
> Trail.  Learn more at www.discoverytrail.com.
>

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Don Duggan-Haas, Education Research Associate
Paleontological Research Institution and its Museum of the Earth
1259 Trumansburg Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850
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P: 607-821-0910
Skype: dugganhaas
http://museumoftheearth.org
http://virtualfieldwork.org
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On Exhibit at Museum of the Earth:
Science on the Half Shell: How and Why We Study Evolution
September 24, 2010 - February 28, 2011
With support from the National Science Foundation,
M&T Bank, and Maxie's Supper Club.

Mon. - Sat. 10 am - 5pm and Sun. 11 am - 5 pm.
Closed Tuesday and Wednesday (Labor Day - Memorial Day).

Visit us on the web at www.museumoftheearth.org

PRI and its Museum of the Earth are part of Ithaca's Discovery Trail.   
Learn more at www.discoverytrail.com.
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Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of  
imagination.
John Dewey