Target Latino Connection Workshops

Museo de las Americas is proud to announce the 2017-2018 Target Latino Connection Workshops,

“Unlocking the Magic of Ecuador” & “Tolerance & Diversity”.

 

FREE Title I workshops sponsored by Target Latino Connections. 

Target Latino Connection Workshops 2017- 2018

Tolerance & Diversity
A new partnership with The Storytellers Project

Tigua Paintings of Ecuador: The Human Diversity Ecosystem
A dynamic social / emotional leanring workshop that encourages young people to appreciate diversity and have respect for others. Students will explore tolerance and diversity through Tigua paintings of Ecuador and learn to think of human diversity as a necessary part of a thriving human ecosystem.

The Story Tellers Project  
Transformational Healing Through Art and Stroytelling  

The Storytellers Project aims to increase emotional intelligence and healthy coping skills   
in youth and adults by encouraging them to use the arts as a tool for healthy self- expression.  


Unlocking the Magic of Ecuador
Museo de las Americas has created four new workshops that will explore the different ecosystems of Ecuadaor, the Galápagos Islands and Yasuni National Park.  This series of workshops will provide an opprotunity for students to explore,engage, & learn about the beauty, wonder, and magic of Ecuador.
Honey Bee Waggle Dance, P – 1st Grade

During this interactive workshop, students will learn about pollination & explore how bees communicate through pattern & rhythm. Students will explore why bees are crucial to the environment and the phenomenon known as the “waggle dance,” an exciting form of bee communication.

Colorado 21st Century Skills 
Critical Thinking, & Collaboration

Colorado Standards
 
Dance, Math, & Science

 

Shape Detectives, 3rd – 4th Grade

In this geography workshop, students will explore the shape of the South American continent and focus on the country of Ecuador & why its geographical location is unique & important through the creation of a large puzzle. Students will gain an understanding of the equator belt that encircles the Earth & its correlation on how this helps preserve the vast biodiversity of animals & plants that live there.

Colorado 21st Century Skills 
Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Information Literacy,  & Self-Direction

Colorado Standards 
Math,  Social Studies, & Visual Arts

Tortoises of the Galápagos Islands,
P – 2nd Grade

Weighing in up to 900 pounds, & living over 100 years, the Galapagos Island Tortoise is a fascinating reptile after which the Galapagos Islands were named! An endangered species since the 1970’s, they’re just one of the unique animals native to Ecuador. This workshop will focus on the lives of tortoises, & conservation efforts to protect them.

Colorado 21st Century Skills 
Critical Thinking, Collaboration, & Invention 

Colorado Standards
 
Science, Visual Arts, & Social Studies

 

Saving Our Coral Reefs, 3rd – 4th Grade

In this interactive digital art  workshop, students will experience conservation efforts first hand in one of the greatest spectacles of biodiversity in the world. Students will see the conservation efforts in the Galápagos Islands and using tablets students will be able to transform the bleached corals back to life.

Colorado 21st Century Skills 
Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Information Literacy, & Invention 

Colorado Standards 
Science & Visual Arts  

 

Some Restrictions Apply:
  • Workshops are designed for PS-4th grade students
  • WORKSHOPS ARE EXCLUSIVELY PROVIDED FOR TITLE 1 SCHOOLS
  • Limit four workshops per school
  • Workshops are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis – LIMITED SUPPLY
  • All workshops requests must be submitted electronically
  • Deadline to submit requests is two weeks prior to desired workshop date
  • Minimum size of group: 15 students
  • Maximum size of group: 30 students
  • Transportation is not included in discount

Schedule a Cultural Art Workshop

Please fill out above form or contact Alexis Newton, 303.571.4401 ext. 28 or workshops@museo.org, for more information.