Workshop for Teachers – Science and Storytelling: Investigating Authority, Power, and Truth

Open to: All teachers.

Opportunity at a Glance: Explore how storytelling and science have functioned in support of, and opposition to, each other at key moments throughout U.S. history. Join the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Public Library, and Brooklyn Brainery in an interdisciplinary journey of storytelling and science in one or all four of the workshops in this series. Participants will go behind the scenes at these institutions after hours to experience artworks, gardens, and historical archives. Each workshop is $30, or get a discount if you attend all four.

Key dates: 

  • Thursday, October 26, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. — The Power of Telling Your Own Story
  • Thursday, November 2, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. — How Factual Are Facts? Responsibly Sharing Information
  • Thursday, November 9 and Saturday, November 11; 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. — Chocolate: A Complex Intersection
  • Thursday, November 16, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. — The Poetry of Patterns

Location: Brooklyn Museum; 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11217.

Deadline: Explore each workshop in more detail and register to attend.

Take action: Register to attend.

For more information: Email the Brooklyn Museum’s Teacher Services team or explore the workshop descriptions in more detail on the Brooklyn Museum’s website.