NCABR Workshops

New Rx for Science Literacy workshops announced for 2019-20
Dear K-12 Educators,

NCABR is excited to announce new workshops for the 2019-2020 Rx for Science Literacy series. Because a limited number of seats is available, we encourage you to register as soon as possible. Registration is completely free. 

Cell Biology and Cancer

Monday, November 4, 2019
Duke University
Durham, N.C.
Rx for Science Literacy is partnering with Duke University to present Cell Biology and Cancer, a one-day workshop on Monday, November 4, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Duke University in Durham, N.C.

This workshop is based on a curriculum that addresses the development and impact of cancer and the research that has guided public health policies and medical interventions that are helping prevent, treat and cure the disease. It also focuses on the relationship between biomedical research and the improvement of personal and public health.

The workshop features an electronic-only version of the NIH Cell Biology and Cancer supplemental curriculum.

Register Now →

Sleep, Sleep Disorders and Biological Rhythms

Monday, December 2, 2019
Duke University
Durham, N.C.
Rx for Science Literacy is partnering with Duke University to present Sleep, Sleep Disorders and Biological Rhythms, a one-day workshop on Monday, December 2, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Duke University in Durham, N.C.

This workshop is based on a curriculum that addresses misconceptions about sleep, variations among individuals’ sleep and wake cycles, the two major states of sleep, NREM and REM, and how sleep loss negatively impacts society and health. It also focuses on the various factors that can lead to sleep disorders and treatments.

The workshop features a hard-copy version of the NIH Sleep, Sleep Disorders and Biological Rhythms supplemental curriculum.

Register Now →

At Rx for Science Literacy workshops, educators tour research facilities, hear from scientists about their latest research advances and take home a free curriculum and other bioscience education materials. They also receive
  • 1 unit of certification renewal credit for North Carolina-certified educators (4 hours of additional work required)
  • Free supplemental curriculum and other bioscience education materials to use in the classroom.
  • Free lunch
  • Substitute teacher support (up to $80)
Allender B. Lynch  |  Program Coordinator, K-16 Education & Outreach
North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR)
P.O. Box 19469
Raleigh, NC 27619-9469
alynch@ncabr.org   |  919.785.1304 x 205 (p)
ncabr.org  |  aboutbioscience.org  |  919.785.1306 (f)