Educator Workshops

Education Workshop at Moody Gardens

Discover new ways to inspire your students.
Moody Gardens Educator Workshops are designed to provide K-12 educators with the opportunity to
strengthen skills and promote career growth. All Educator Workshops are TEKS aligned and provide
Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours.

Educator Workshops

Inquiry in Action
$55 Non-Members|$45 Members
Thursday, July 11th, 2019
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Grades: K– 12th

Inquiry in Action explores ways to spark curiosity and encourage creative thinking in the classroom. You will
be able to experience inquiry as a learner and discover the benefits and challenges to implementing inquiry
approaches. During this workshop, you will have the opportunity to come up with your own testable question
about one of our reptiles or amphibians and conduct an observational study. With animal presentations,
hands on activities and a tour through the Rainforest Pyramid, you will receive an overview of the process of
inquiry and receive tools to aid with implementing inquiry approaches in the classroom.

Marine Debris
$55 Non-Members|$45 Members
Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Grades: 6th – 12th

Marine Debris is excellent for educators who discuss environmental issues in their classrooms. This is an
interactive workshop, incorporating service learning opportunities and ways to link these actions to citizen
science projects. After conducting a beach clean-up, we will assess litter, examine impacts and design
solutions for preventing marine debris.
This workshop includes a beach clean-up. You are encouraged to dress comfortably and to pack sunscreen, a
hat and sunglasses.

Skeletown
$55 Non-Members|$45 Members
Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Grades: K – 5th

Learn new ways to teach health and physical education to your students! The Skeletown Educator Workshop
provides an excellent opportunity to explore the skeletal system and promote bone health. Become familiar
with the fundamentals: food, fitness and fun through hands on activities and a tour through our Skeletown
exhibit.

REGISTRATION:

Registration for Educator Workshops is required.
To register, please email teaching@moodygardens.org .

Private Educator Workshops

Schedule a date to bring your staff to Moody Gardens for an engaging day of professional development. We offer a wide range of workshop options which include the ones listed above. These workshops also offer CPE hours. For our private educator workshops we ask for a minimum of 10 teachers per workshop. Private educator workshops are $55 per teacher, lunch is included.

For more information or to request a Private Educator Workshop please email teaching@moodygardens.org or call 409-683-4290.