Teacher workshop scheduled

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Elementary and middle-school teachers have until Sept. 21 to register to attend a free teacher workshop featuring hands-on activities for teaching space and geology.
The workshop, limited to 25 participants, will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 25 in American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge.
Call the museum at 865-574-3267 to register.
The workshop includes instruction, materials for the classroom, and lunch.
During the geology session, activities will include the layers of the earth, their composition, depth, temperatures and their relation to minerals.
The space activities will focus on how the earth, sun, and moon cause day and night, years, tides and eclipses.
For more information on the museum’s education programs, including live demonstrations, classroom programs and outreach programs, go online to www.amse.org.
The American Museum of Science and Energy is at 300 S. Tulane Ave., Oak Ridge.
It is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.