august, 2020

28aug10:30 am12:00 pmVirtual Summer Biodiversity Institute - Day 3A virtual institute for middle school and high school science teachers

Event Details

Session 3: Half-Earth Hummers: Where and How Do Hummingbirds Live?
Friday, August 28, 9:30 – 11:00 Central

Hummingbirds are beautiful little birds, with an amazing array of adaptations, many of which you can observe right at a feeder. How many species are there in the world and where do they live? Explore an amazing group of birds using the Half-Earth map and other resources. Learn about seasonal migration, habitat, and niche specialization, and flight adaptations. See some stunning video.

Dennis WC. Liu, PhD, Vice President of Education, the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation; Amanda Briody, Master Ambassador for the Half-Earth Project Educator Ambassador Program

A nationally recognized expert in science education, Dennis Liu has directed the production of educational multimedia in science education programs. He’s worked with scientists, education specialists, graphic designers, animators, and filmmakers to produce an array of educational products that have had a lasting impact on science education.  

Amanda Briody began as a Teach for America participant. Amanda came to Baltimore City Public Schools where she became a veteran Biology and Environmental Science Instructor. Amanda has worked with various organizations designing and facilitating professional learning experiences across the US.


(Friday) 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Central

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