Curriculum Workshops Available
Education specialists from the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and Leavenworth Ranger District, U.S. Forest Service, offer the following workshops for area teachers. Clock hours and/or credits available for all workshops. Contact our Information and Education Department at (509) 548-7641 if you are interested in setting up a workshop.
- National Project WET (Grades K-12)
An integrated curriculum of activities that explores the study of water by embracing science, history, culture and wonder. The 500 page guidebook features multiple indices, offers assessment strategies and succinct teacher background information given for each science concept. Activities utilize the Water History Box and the Enviroscape and Groundwater models.
- Forests of Washington (Grades 4-9)
Educators are invited into the forest to learn first-hand about the complex web of interrelationships within Washington's forests. Participants receive a curriculum guide, video and poster.
- Project WILD (Grades K-12)
Take to the air or to the land to teach ecological principles and to examine the diversity of life. Nationally acclaimed, this is a newly revised curriculum containing over 100 interdisciplinary activities you can use to help students learn to make informed decisions.
- Project WILD-AQUATIC (Grades K-12)
Come learn about the aquatic environment and the animals and plants that live there. Students are introduced to the principles behind management and conservation as they learn analytical skills needed to evaluate issues. This nationally acclaimed curriculum is indexed and contains over 100 activities. Participants also get a peek into the U.S.F.S. Water Bug Discovery Box and the U.S.F.W.S. Fin Bin, both of which supplement this curriculum.
- Project Learning Tree, or "PLT" (Grades K-12)
A hands-on, interdisciplinary curriculum that provides opportunities to investigate the forest web of life. Activities also help students learn how to think about local and global issues and offer skills that enable them to make informed decisions. Widely used in Washington, the curriculum includes 96 indexed activities. PLT's popularity dates back to the mid ‘70s and the newly revised version is in great demand too.