This is a two day workshop open to formal & non-formal educators:
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 two day 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.
**Cost - $40.00
**Act 48 hours available - 14 hrs.
**Optional Watershed Kayak program available at 8AM on 5/10 for an aditional 1.5 Act 48 hrs.
Please contact Codorus State Park to register @ (717)637-2816
Thursday, May 9 at 9:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, May 10 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
Codorus State Park
2600 Smith Station Road, Hanover, PA 17331-8000