Calendars, Currencies, and Cures: Math and Science Lessons from the Middle East and Latin America

Date: 

Sun, 09/19/2010 - 10:00am to Thu, 10/21/2021 - 11:59pm

This workshop featured four speakers: one on Mayan astronomy and science in the ancient Americas, one on currency and its political symbolism within the Middle East, and one on Arab star lore. There was a working lunch in which teachers worked in groups and discussed classroom applications of the material. Teachers received 5 professional development credits, lunch, and a packet of resources for use in their classrooms.

The Program Featured:

  • Quality program sessions by excellent professors and teachers
  • A resource packet provided free to all participants
  • Lunch provided free of charge
  • 5 professional development hours