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Educator Workshop: Franklin and Science, Two Ways

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET

Registration Closed

To join a wait-list, email [email protected]

May 12, 2022

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET

Philosophical Hall

104 S. 5th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

portrait of Ben Franklin

Educator Workshop: Franklin and Science, Two Ways

Thursday, May 12 | 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Please note: program attendees must show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours and wear a mask while inside Philosophical Hall for this program. With limited space for social distancing, requiring proof of vaccination is the best way to protect the health and safety of our guests and staff.

Join the American Philosophical Society’s Library & Museum (APS) and Independence National Historical Park (INHP) for this Educator Workshop on Thursday, May 12. 

 

Registration Closed. To join a wait-list, email [email protected]

"Franklin and Science, Two Ways" will be a workshop focused on the scientific works, and networks, of this founding father. Throughout the afternoon, APS staff will share an updated interpretation of Franklin and science. Independence National Historical Park rangers will provide behind-the-scenes tours of Independence Hall and its connection to the theme. 

Educators can expect to leave with resources to incorporate lessons learned from the workshop into their classroom. The free workshop includes light dinner, parking reimbursement, and access to new digital resources. 

It will take place in Philosophical Hall, located at 104 S. 5th Street.

Registration Closed. To join a wait-list, email [email protected] Proof of vaccination (see note above). If you have any questions reach out to: [email protected]

Tentative Schedule 

  • Welcome & Overview
  • Content Portion - American Philosophical Society’s Library & Museum
  • Content Portions - Independence National Historical Park
  • Classroom Applications - Breakout / Share Out / Group Work 
  • Wrap-up & Reflection

NPS logoIn partnership with Independence National Historical Park.