Educator Workshop: Franklin and Science, Two Ways

American Philosophical Society, Independence National Historical Park

Thursday, May 12, 2022 4:00 pm EDT

Philosophical Hall
104 S. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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 for this workshop is required. Attendance is limited to 15 educators. 
"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 for the workshop is required, as is proof of vaccination (see note above). If you have any questions reach out to:
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