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Nature Up North March 2019 Teacher Workshop

Nature Up North March 2019 Teacher Workshop

By Emlyn Crocker
February 14, 2019

Are you a k-12 teacher in the North Country? Take your science outside with us and learn to use place-based, local citizen science projects to meet Next Generation Science Standards at this CTLE approved workshop!

Join the staff from Nature Up North at St. Lawrence University for an opportunity to (re)discover outdoor teaching as a way to motivate students and teach science standards. If you are new to Nature Up North, we will introduce you to our program, materials for teachers, and local citizen science projects that can be carried out right on your school’s grounds. If you have previously worked with Nature Up North, we will use the time for more advanced workshops on using data from the Citizen Science projects in the classroom for instruction on creating and interpreting graphs. There will also be time available for other topics, including 1) a new grant opportunity we have received to compensate teachers for curriculum development, and 2) working on better integrating your classroom needs with our products. 

Target audience: Middle and Highschool science teachers. May also be appropriate for late-elementary and middle-school ELA teachers wishing to use e.g. examples of local scientists as informational texts and for any teachers looking for reliable resources about the local environment.

Date: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Friday, March 22nd, 2019
Location: Johnson Hall of Science, room 112, St. Lawrence University, Canton

Registration: www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=12366&I=3056741

Limited to 16 participants, lunch provided. For more information, please reach out to us at info@natureupnorth.org

By Emlyn Crocker
Canton, New York

Emlyn Crocker is Project Manager of Nature Up North. An enthusiastic hiker and naturalist, she also enjoys skiing, cycling, and the thrill of an unexpected adventure in the woods.