Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Professional Development at Environmental Concern

Register for one or all of these classes by clicking the class name hyperlink, at www.wetland.org, or by calling 410-745-9620:

November 15, 2013: 9am- 4pm Project WET 2.0
Participants will gain access to a newly revised Project WET guide with 64 multidisciplinary water-related activities for students from Kindergarten through 12th grade. Excite your students with innovative activities that are hands-on, easy to use and fun! Project WET activities teach about water resources through investigative, easy-to-use activities that incorporate a variety of formats, discuss local and global topics, and involve students in a variety of community service projects. Cost: $10 facility fee

November 16, 2013: 9am- 4pm Project WILD
Participants will gain access to over 100 different curriculum activities that are designed to teach students to appreciate and understand wildlife and natural resources while learning basic skills in science, social students, language arts, math, art, music and physical education. The program is designed for educators of all types who work with children from Kindergarten through 12th grade. Cost: $10 facility fee

December 11, 2013: 10am- 4pm  WOW! The Wonders of Wetlands
WOW! introduces participants to wetland ecology through a study of the three parameters of wetlands: vegetation, soils and hydrology. Participants will also learn about wetland functions and values by utilizing K-12 cross curricular, inquiry based activities. Leave with a wetland resource guide with over 50 hands-on, multidisciplinary activities in lesson plan format, and ideas for student action projects. Cost: $35

December 12, 2013: 10am- 4pm Rain Gardens as Outdoor Classrooms
This course introduces educators to the concept of rain gardens and their value as schoolyard habitats. Participants will understand how rain gardens benefit the environment by improving the watershed and how they can be used as an extension of the classroom. Participants will leave with the basic knowledge of how to plan, design and implement a rain garden from start to finish. Cost: $40

December 13, 2013: 10am- 4pm POW! The Planning of Wetlands
Participants will learn the step-by-step process for creating or enhancing wetlands on school grounds or within the community. POW! guides participants through wetland design and construction with the goal of utilizing the habitat as an outdoor classroom. Leave with cross curricular activities that allow students to participate in the design, installation, and monitoring of a schoolyard wetland habitat. Cost: $40

Space is limited. Please register no later than two weeks prior to each course.

For additional information or to register please visit www.wetland.org, click the class name hyperlink, or call Kate Frase.

Katelin Mielke Frase
Senior Educator
WOW! Facilitator Network Coordinator
Environmental Concern
410-745-9620 ext. 219 - phone
410-745-3517 - fax

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