Project WILD Workshop only $5 – 6/24/2015 @QueensUniv | Eventbrite

Registration Closes 6/21/2015

Project WILD workshops Tickets, Charlotte | Eventbrite.

June 24 – 9 – 4   Project WILD workshops are for adults interested in teaching young people about wildlife. Participants receive the Project WILD K-12 educator guide along with materials specifically about North Carolina wildlife. The educator guide contains more than 150 hands-on activities that focus on wildlife and natural resources. Participants are eligible for Criteria I credit of NC Environmental Education Certification and school teachers receive CEU credit.  NC Wildlife Resources offers this workshop free to all educators, and provides the curriculum guide free to all participants.  This is a North Carolina Environmental Education Elective Criteria I Workshop   See a Video & Correlations here: http://www.ncwildlife.org/Learning/CoursesSeminarsWorkshops/ProjectWildCatchandOutdoorSkills.aspx#5768203-project-wild.

  • Participants need to come dressed for the weather, with a water bottle, shoes to run or play in outside, and any medications/sunscreens etc that they need. We will have the workshop rain or shine. And we will likely go outside, no matter the weather.
  • BYO lunch  
  • ONLY $5 Admin fee
  • Directions, Building and room location click here (The building/classroom assignment is listed on your Eventbrite Ticket)

Video of the Get STEM Ed. 2 NC Science Festival

Get STEM Ed. NC Science Festival | E-Corps Expeditions Inc..

 

Like our educational program then check out our summer camps

for ages 8 – 14 held on Queens University of Charlotte Campus Learn more here: https://e-corps.org/camps-natsci-bt/

“How Does Media Affect Children’s Attitudes Towards Animals & Nature?” NKI

Our friends at the Nature Kids Institute have released this study;

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Case Study Part 1: How Does Media Affect Children’s Attitudes Towards Animals & Nature? | A Sense of Wonder.

Think your child could use a nature infusion?

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Check out E-Corps Summer Camps

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Kenny Ballentine of NKI will visit our NatSci Summer Day Camps!

2015 EENC Western Section Mini-Conference

2015 Western Section Mini-Conference

Environmental Educators of North Carolina Western Section Mini-Conference 2015 Western Section Mini-ConferenceFriday, February 6, 2015 at Chimney Rock Park at Chimney Rock State Park

EENC recognizes that not everyone can attend our annual conference, so we are providing a day long mini-conference for EENC Members, Teachers, and Non-formal educators. This networking and professional development opportunity is not to be missed!

Member Cost: $10.00, Student Member Cost $5.00, Non-member cost: $20.00 — lunch and snacks will be included

Mini-Conference Schedule

9:00 Gates Open, Check-in

9:30 Introduction and Vocal Warm-Up Activities

10:00 Session 1
Outdoor Pavilion-“Getting Your Nature Connection On” -Karan Barber

Indoor Classroom-“Developing Curriculum Based EE Programs and Field Trips”-Tom Randolph

11:00 Session 2
Outdoor Pavilion-“Using Children’s Books to get Students Excited About Nature” Kat Scala and Dottie Schuman

Indoor Classroom-“Bones in a Bottle: An examination of roadside litter as a source of small mammal mortality, and as an alternative to owl pellets”-Patrick Brannon

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Session 3-Outdoors
“The Hickory Nut Gorge Eco system and Winter Tree ID”–Ron Lance
“The Geology of Chimney Rock”–Anthony Love

2:30 Session 4-Outdoors
“The Hickory Nut Gorge Eco system and Winter Tree ID”–Ron Lance
“The Geology of Chimney Rock”– Anthony Love

4:00 Closing Activity, Form-B

4:15 Additional Self-Guided Exploration (optional)

The Mini-Conference is an great opportunity to work on Criteria II or Criteria III of your EE Certification Portfolio.

EENC is offering a limited number of scholarships of $100.00 to Classroom Teachers to help pay for associated costs (substitutes, travel, etc.).

2015 Western Section Mini-Conference.

 
2015 Western Section Mini-Conference.