Morpho Institute Upcoming Events

A Different View with The Bug Chicks

Zoom Meeting

APRIL 6, 2023 @ 8PM EST Join Kristie Reddick and Jessica Honaker (The Bug Chicks) as they take us on a walk through the rainforest using their "small eyes" to see the incredible diversity of arthropods in the Amazon. As entomologists and SEL integration specialists, they will connect concepts of vision and perception in this…

Get to know GLOBE Observer with Dr. Rusty Low

Zoom Meeting

APRIL 12 @ 7PM Eastern: Join Dr. Russanne (Rusty) Low for an introduction to NASA GLOBE Observer - a data collection tool designed for citizen scientists, ages 13+.  Engage your learners in place-based science by having them make and report observations about land cover, trees, mosquitoes, and clouds they see around them. These data are…

Get to know PocketLab Environmental Sensors

Zoom Meeting

April 20 @ 7PM Eastern:  Join us for an exclusive look at PocketLab environmental sensors and learn how they are used during our annual field workshops in the Amazon.  The PocketLab team will introduce their Weather and Air sensors and we will discuss how these tools can be used with students to collect meaningful data…

Get to Know PEI’s Field Investigations for K12 Students

Zoom Meeting

MAY 4 @ 7PM Eastern: Join Pacific Education Institute (PEI) for an introduction to FieldSTEM: Designing Field Investigations for K12 students.  In this professional learning experience, you learn how to design and implement investigations that can be conducted in the schoolyard and at our field sites in the Amazon!   Collaborate with grade-level peers and plan…

Info Session: Taking Students to the Amazon

Zoom Meeting

Hey Teachers! Interested in taking students to the Amazon?  Our partners, Explorama Lodge and EcoTeach have amazing itineraries perfect for student-focused exploration and discovery! We are hosting an an INFO SESSION on Tues, May 30 at 7PM ET. We will discuss logistics, and itineraries, and answer all your questions! Register here: https://bit.ly/42psWpg

World Rainforest Day Education Panel Discussion

SAVE THE DATE!  We are hosting the Education Panel Discussion for World Rainforest Day.  We'll be talking about Education FOR the Rainforest and IN the rainforest with organizations from North, Central, and South America.  Details coming soon.

Educator Academy in the Amazon

During this 10-day professional development program, teachers will be immersed in the Peruvian Amazon, learning about this key global ecosystem while building their ability to engage students in scientific research, cross-cultural connections, and community-based conservation initiatives.  Skilled Peruvian guides lead natural history exploration – in small boats, along trails, and on one of the world’s…

Pilot: Amazon Research Initiative For Educators

During this research experience, teachers will examine the broad theme of “Biodiversity in the Changing World through Time and Space” by participating in Morpho Institute’s ongoing research projects in the Peruvian Amazon. Teachers will learn key scientific methodologies, such as plant phenology monitoring, animal behavior observations, citizen science protocols, basic statistical analysis, and science communication.…

2024 Field Programs Info Night

Tuesday, August 22 at 7PM Eastern. Learn more about our Professional Learning programs in the Peruvian Amazon. We will discuss program goals, itineraries, logistics, and registration details. Get all the info you need before registration opens on September 1st. Register 

Morpho Metamorphosis

Big things are happening at the Morpho Institute! Join us for a sneak peek at our new strategic plan, learn about our new initiatives, and meet our new board members! Tuesday, May 21 7PM Eastern Register

Educator Academy in the Amazon

We are heading back to the Amazon for the 10 year anniversary of the Educator Academy in the Amazon - July 1-10, 2024 Follow along on social media and Learn more at www.morphoinstitute.org/educator-academy Download Syllabus

Amazon Research Initiative for Educators

It's official! We are excited to launch our NEW PD program - the Amazon Research Initiative for Educators. We will be in the field July 11-20, 2024 with a team of world-class educators and tropical ecologists! Follow along on social media and Learn more at www.morphoinstitute.org/arie/ Download Syllabus