Mission Cognition: A Hybrid Course on the Brain


Especially for teachers of grades 5–8


Face-to-Face Sessions (onsite at the Museum)
Saturday, January 10, 2015, 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 24, 2015, 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 12, 2015, 5–8:30 p.m.

Online Course
Saturday, January 10–Sunday, February 15, 2015


Course fee: $150. 
1.5 graduate-level relicensure credits available through the Colorado School of Mines. This course is for credit only.

Upon successful completion of the course (all face-to-face meetings and online coursework) a rebate of the course fee will be given. No rebates will be given if a participant does not complete the course.


Children cannot be accommodated in Teachers Professional Development Programs; no exceptions. Participants who arrive with children will not be admitted to the program.


This course is designed to further your understanding of current research about the mechanics of how humans learn and process information, and demonstrate how these studies can make a difference in the way you teach your students. We’ll use the mysterious organ we know as the brain to explore, imagine, and think critically. Guest speakers, activities to build critical thinking and inquiry, and ways to make the practice of thinking like a scientist more overt for students will lead to making cognitive learning more meaningful in our daily teaching practice.

Generous support of Mission Cognition provided by The Colorado Health Foundation.



Registration is required. Please call 303.370.6000, daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. or click the BUY NOW button. Registration closes three days prior to the start date of the program. For questions regarding this course, please e-mail


All programs require payment at time of registration. All sales are final unless the Museum cancels the event.

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