ProjectWild & Growing Up Wild

Date

Project & Location

Details

September 13th
(Sat)
10:00am-4:00pm

Project WILD

National Wildlife Visitor’s Center
10901 Scarlett Tanager Loop
Laurel, MD 20708

Project WILD is an engaging and interdisciplinary program that emphasizes awareness, appreciation and understanding of wildlife and natural resources. The program is designed for educators of all types who work with children from kindergarten through 12th grade.

Project WILD activities can be used to teach basic skills in science, social studies, language arts, math, art, music and physical education. The activities are designed to be hands-on and are focused on teaching students how to think and not what to think. Upon completion of the workshop, participants will receive the two Project WILD curriculum books including the recently updated Aquatic WILD guide that contains field investigations and STEM.

Educators who attend this workshop along with two of the following workshops may be eligible for 1 MSDE credit. Additional workshops include: Project WET, Project Learning Tree, Healthy Water Healthy People and/or Wonders of Wetlands.

Fee: $15. Please bring a bagged lunch.

Audience: Educators, daycare providers, community leaders, etc who work with K-12 students

To register: Please call 301-497-5898 or 301-497-5763.

October 17th
(Fri)
9:00-12:30pm

Growing Up WILD

MD Dept. of Natural Resources, C-1 Conference Room, 580 Taylor Ave; Annapolis, MD 21401

Growing Up WILD is an interdisciplinary early childhood education program that builds on children's sense of wonder about nature, inviting them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Growing Up WILD has been aligned with Common Core (K-2), Head Start domains, and Maryland Environmental Literacy standards.

Throughout the workshop, participants will go through various activities in the Growing Up WILD guide and will learn about ways to connect young children to nature. Upon completion of the workshop, participants will receive the Growing Up WILD curriculum book.

Fee: FREE!

Audience: Educators, daycare providers, community leaders, etc who work with children aged 3-7

To register: Please fill out registration form here:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/
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October 17th
(Fri)
1:30-5:00pm

Flying WILD

MD Dept. of Natural Resources, C-1 Conference Room
580 Taylor Ave.
Annapolis, MD 21401

Through activities involving language arts, social science and math experiences, coupled with community outreach and service learning applications, Flying WILD offers a whole-school approach to environmental education using birds as the focus.

Targeted for upper elementary and middle-school audiences, though widely adaptable, Flying WILD offers practical hands-on classroom and outdoor field investigation experiences connecting real-world experiences in bird biology, conservation and natural history. Project-based classroom applications, service learning and community involvement are encouraged through sections of the guide dedicated to the planning and implementation of birding festivals. More info here: http://www.flyingwild.org/

Fee: FREE!

Audience: Educators, daycare providers, community leaders, etc who work with upper elementary and middle school aged children

To register: Please fill out registration form here: https://docs.google.com/forms
/d/1-qAB_NfJLQKh-OgsUn1XFSJMplGRbB80I4j2S-cFkIA/viewform?usp=send_form