Professional Learning

K-12 Inquiry PD in the Peruvian Amazon - July 1-11, 2020

Registration is OPEN for The Morpho Institute's Educator Academy in the AmazonJuly 1-11, 2020







Spend 10 days ( July 1–11) in the Peruvian Amazon learning about this crucial ecosystem and about teaching inquiry-based science. Do field research, participate in citizen science, and explore the area’s natural history by boat, trail, and canopy walkway.

Agendas for the grade-level bands are as follows:

  • Elementary educators will explore the Amazon through the lens of place-based learning and inquiry. They’ll visit Amazon schools, conduct service projects, and learn from villagers in remote communities.
  • Middle level educators will do research and citizen science, learning techniques directly applicable to their teaching while exploring the Amazon rainforest and connecting with local communities.
  • High school and Advanced Placement educators will explore tropic ecology, community-based conservation, and sustainable  development. They’ll learn from indigenous villagers and make connections to their teaching.

Ten teachers can participate at each grade level, and scholarships are available.

Review the syllabus 

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Contact:  Christa Dillabaugh, Program Director at 


Christa Dillabaugh
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This looks amazing - just need to look into scholarships and funding opportunities!


Anne Marie Wotkyns
Anne Marie Wotkyns
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