June 2016 K-12 professional development fossil dig

In late June 2016, over twenty K-12 teachers from around the U.S. participated in a workshop and fossil dig near Gainesville, FL. ¬†Although the program was officially hosted by PCP-PIRE/GABI-RET, four teachers who attended are also amateur paleontologists: @tmorgan Tynessa Morgan of Texas (Dallas Paleontological Society), @acurrier Aaron Currier of Oregon (North America Research Group), @mbrowne Margaret Browne of Colorado (Western Interior Paleontological Society), and Charles O’Connor of Florida (Fossil Club of Lee County).

A station in Santa Cruz, CA, created a news piece about the workshop; to view the news spot, click the ‘hotlinked’ image below:


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