For Educators of Students in Grades K-12
When: Saturday February 11, 2012 Time: 9:00-3:30
Location: Girls Inc., Lynn
Hosted by: Northeastern University Marine Science Center Beach Sister Program
To Register: Contact Sarah Gillig, AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow, (781) 581-7370 x 373 or firstname.lastname@example.org
What to bring: Water, mug, a bag lunch, clothes & shoes for any weather. Plan to be outside!
Don't miss this exciting opportunity to receive training from the award winning, nationally recognized program Aquatic WILD! It is one of the most widely-used conservation and environmental education programs among educators of students in kindergarten through high school. The program emphasizes aquatic wildlife because of their intrinsic, ecological value, as well as their role in teaching how ecosystems function. Through the use of balanced curriculum materials and professional training workshops, Aquatic WILD accomplishes its goal of developing awareness, knowledge, skills and commitment. This results in the making of informed decisions, responsible behavior, and constructive action concerning wildlife and the environment.
The program guide (Aquatic WILD) contains over 50 activities for educators of youths in grades K-12. Workshop participants will receive copies of the guide, and a certificate of completion. This is an award winning nationally recognized program that is hands-on, easy to use, and has dynamic applications for school teachers, scout leaders, nature center teachers, home educators, after care teachers, etc.