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Jan
29
Tue
Insect Investigations Educator Workshop @ Elkhorn Valley Museum
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This workshop requires pre-registration.  To register email Jamie.bachmann@nebraska.gov with your full name, email address, ages of children you work with, and affiliation.

Come and investigate what kids really want to know about insects and how you can incorporate these small creatures into your classroom or afterschool program.

Participants will receive:

  • background information on basic insect anatomy and life cycles
  • how to catch and care for classroom touchable insects
  • hands-on supplemental activities
  • the Buzz Into Action Curriculum guide
  • FREE door prizes

 

Feb
19
Tue
Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop @ Elkhorn Valley Museum
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Pre-registration is required for this event.  To register email Jamie.bachmann@nebraska.gov with your full name, email address, affiliation, and ages of children you work with.

Growing up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive attitudes and behaviors about nature and life-long social and academic skills. This award-winning early childhood curriculum guide is for educators of children ages 3-7. The guide builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature by providing age appropriate, interdisciplinary lessons. Each thematic lesson includes multiple activities which teach math, reading, letter recognition, science, social studies as well as social-emotional skills.

Feb
21
Thu
Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Educator Workshop @ University of Nebraska- Lincoln; Henzlik Hall
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am

Pre-registration for this workshop is required.  To register email Monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your full name, email address, affiliation, and ages you work with.

**This workshop is two days (February 21 & 26) participants must attend both days to receive resources and curriculum guides.

Both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD teach lessons such as life cycles, habitats, wildlife populations, biodiversity, land management, and human-wildlife interactions. Project WILD focuses on terrestrial habitats including prairie, forests, urban and farm land. Aquatic WILD focuses on aquatic habitats including rivers, lakes, oceans and wetlands.

In Nebraska, Project WILD workshops provide training for both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD guides. Participants of Project WILD workshops can expect to learn not only content knowledge but also skills to implement activities into their setting. Workshops provide participants with both the Project WILD and Aquatic WILD guide.

Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop @ Tabitha Health Care Services
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Pre-registration for this workshop is required.  To register email your full name, affiliation and grade(s) taught to monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov

Growing up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive attitudes and behaviors about nature and life-long social and academic skills. This award-winning early childhood curriculum guide is for educators of children ages 3-7. The guide builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature by providing age appropriate, interdisciplinary lessons. Each thematic lesson includes multiple activities which teach math, reading, letter recognition, science, social studies as well as social-emotional skills.

Feb
26
Tue
Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Educator Workshop @ University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Henzlik Hall
Feb 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am

Pre-registration for this workshop is required.  To register email Monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your full name, email address, affiliation, and ages you work with.

**This workshop is two days (February 21 & 26) participants must attend both days to receive resources and curriculum guides.

Both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD teach lessons such as life cycles, habitats, wildlife populations, biodiversity, land management, and human-wildlife interactions. Project WILD focuses on terrestrial habitats including prairie, forests, urban and farm land. Aquatic WILD focuses on aquatic habitats including rivers, lakes, oceans and wetlands.

In Nebraska, Project WILD workshops provide training for both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD guides. Participants of Project WILD workshops can expect to learn not only content knowledge but also skills to implement activities into their setting. Workshops provide participants with both the Project WILD and Aquatic WILD guide.

Feb
27
Wed
Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Educator Workshop @ Creighton University- Omaha
Feb 27 @ 12:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Pre-registration is required for this event.  To register email monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your full name, email, affiliation, and grades you work with.

**Participants must attend both days of this workshop- February 25th & February 27th from 1230-315pm (both days)

Both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD teach lessons such as life cycles, habitats, wildlife populations, biodiversity, land management, and human-wildlife interactions. Project WILD focuses on terrestrial habitats including prairie, forests, urban and farm land. Aquatic WILD focuses on aquatic habitats including rivers, lakes, oceans and wetlands.

In Nebraska, Project WILD workshops provide training for both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD guides. Participants of Project WILD workshops can expect to learn not only content knowledge but also skills to implement activities into their setting. Workshops provide participants with both the Project WILD and Aquatic WILD guide.

Apr
25
Thu
Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop @ Concordia University- Seward
Apr 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am

This event requires pre-registration.  To register email Lindsay.rogers@nebraska.gov with your full name, email address, age of children you work with, and affiliation.

Growing up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive attitudes and behaviors about nature and life-long social and academic skills. This award-winning early childhood curriculum guide is for educators of children ages 3-7. The guide builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature by providing age appropriate, interdisciplinary lessons. Each thematic lesson includes multiple activities which teach math, reading, letter recognition, science, social studies as well as social-emotional skills.

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