Summer / Fall 2013
Maryland public school teachers can receive one credit for attending a specific combination of workshops.
These workshops are designed to help teachers meet the Maryland State Outcomes. All workshops are held at the National Wildlife Visitor Center. The workshop hours are 10:00 AM – 4:00PM.
Registration is required (see information below). There is a $15.00 fee for each workshop.
Checks can be made payable to FRIENDS OF PATUXENT on the workshop day. The FRIENDS OF PATUXENT provides financial support to the Environmental Education program at the Patuxent Research Refuge.
We reserve the right to cancel any workshop due to lack of participants and/or inclement weather.
PROJECT WILD/ECOLOGICAL CONCEPTS
Teachers will discover exciting teaching ideas for use in science, math, social studies, physical education, music, and art. All participants will receive interdisciplinary curricula for grades K-12.
Workshop Dates: Saturday, July 20, 2013
and Saturday, November 9, 2013
ORIENTATION TO THE NATIONAL WILDLIFE VISITOR CENTER
Teachers will learn the logistics of planning and scheduling a visit and will discover how to use the “Wisdom of Wildness” exhibits to reinforce classroom curricula. This course is also designed to help teachers meet the Maryland Voluntary State Outcomes and the National Science Education Standards. (Teachers who plan to schedule field trips to the National Wildlife Visitor Center are strongly encouraged to attend an orientation workshop)
Workshop Date: Saturday, September 28, 2013
WONDERS OF WETLANDS
Teachers will learn about hands-on classroom and outdoor activities that can be used to integrate wetlands into the curricula. All participants will receive a guide with over 50 hands-on activities for grades K-12 plus valuable information on teaching strategies with wetland themes.
Workshop Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013
PROJECT LEARNING TREE
Teachers will learn how to use interdisciplinary curricula for grades K-8 that use forests as a window on the world to better understand natural and man-made environments.
Workshop Date: Saturday, October 26, 2013
If you have questions please contact:
Dennis Hartnett email@example.com
Nell Baldacchino firstname.lastname@example.org
Please call 301-497-5898 to register. Provide your name, the name of your school or organization, the grade that you teach and a phone numberwhere you can be reached. Space is limited – please register early. Bring a bagged lunch or snack. Please advise us of any special needs so that we can accommodate you.
Note: Dress for both indoor and outdoors activities.
The $15 registration fee for each workshop may be paid in cash or a check written to the FRIENDS OF PATUXENT.
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National Wildlife Visitor Center is located off Powder Mill Road,
between the Baltimore/Washington Parkway and Route 197, south of Laurel,
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