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Watershed Education Teacher Workshop

The workshop is open to educators teaching grades 6-12. Curriculum is PDE approved. Participants will recieve 11.5 ACT 48 hours, DCNR's Watershed Education curriculum, additional materials, and post-workshop technical support. *3 pre-workshop assignment hours required*

Fee: $20 payable in advance; can be paid over the phone via a credit card -  call the park office at 814-667-1800. Contact Jen Moore to register by email at jennmoore@pa.gov. 

Watershed Education (WE) is an inquiry-based, interdisciplinary curriculum for students in grades 6 -12. Developed by the DCNR Bureau of State Parks, WE helps educators utilize local natural resources as a valuable teaching tool. By blending hands-on  classroom and field investigations modeled on professional       research methodologies, students participate in data collection and analysis, community networking and partnerships, stewardship and service learning activities. WE promotes in-depth, multi-modal learning and understanding of water resources while encouraging students to examine their watershed holistically.

· Hands-on Field Investigations

· Addresses Environment & Ecology, Geography, History, STEM and additional PDE Standards

· Interdisciplinary lessons

· Journaling and portfolio development

Educators attending this workshop will receive the Bureau of State Parks award-winning Watershed Education curriculum and additional resource materials. Participating schools will have the opportunity to share data and experiences through the WE database and networking opportunities.


Saturday, April 13 at 8:00am to 5:00pm

Greenwood Furnace State Park, Park Office
15795 Greenwood Road, Huntingdon, PA 16652-5831


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