Current Environmental Education Workshops

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Using PLT to Enhance Your Curriculum Mercer Slough

01/20 2001 8:30 am - 3:30 Facilitator: P Otto

See how the Project Learning Trees material (a K-8 activity guide with 96 environmental education activities),

classroom instruction material and performance assessment combine to make teaching more meaningful to students. Activities that take kids outdoors will be the focus of this workshop.

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Culminating Projects - The Beginning and The End - SIT Program  Environmental Adventure School

01/27  2001  8:30 am - 2:30   Facilitator:  Smith

Culminating projects are the heart of the SIT program.  At this workshop we will hear from teams that have completed them, create new ones and add assessment.  This workshop will be appropriate for both new and continuing teams

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Establishing an Environmental Study Site (ESS) TBA

03/01 2001 8:30 am - 3:30 Facilitator: W Franzen

Are you interested in developing an environmental study site at your school? Join us for a workshop where people with experience getting sites established help you work through plans to utilize a natural area near your school. By the end of the day you will have a strategic plan, lots of ideas and the information to get started. Registered teams will receive an ESS notebook.

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PLT K-8  Heritage College

03/17  2001  9:00 am - 3:00   Facilitator:  Smith

Through hands-on, integrated activities Project Learning Tree’s K-8 Guide provides students with opportunities to investigate the environment and encourages them to make informed, responsible decisions.  This introductory PLT course gives you 96 ready-to-use lessons to help you infuse environmental education into your existing curriculum. PLT has been correlated to the Essential Academic Learning Requirements, Foss science kits and Trailblazer math.

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Writing Grants for your EE Project  WFPA

03/29    2001  9:00 am - 3:00   Facilitator:  Smith

Learn about possible partnerships with organizations and the environmental resources they have available.  Emphasis will be on opportunities in King, Pierce, Thurston, Mason and Kitsap counties.  Participants will write short grant proposals at the workshop with the intent of submitting them before December 31st.  Limit 10 Participants

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Friday, December 8, 2000