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Educator Workshop: Creating Environmental Education Experiences Young Children (3-7 yrs) ~ 8:30-3:15 pm, Friday, April 12

Professional Learning for Educators of Young Children

Growing Up WiLD and Project Learning Tree:

  Creating Environmental Education Experiences Young Children (3-7 yrs)

   For K-2 Teachers & Early Childhood Educators

8:30 am – 3:15 pm, Friday, April 12

At the Nara Nature Center east of Houghton (along US-41)

Both the Growing Up WiLDand Project Learning Tree (PLT) Environmental  Experiences for Early Childhood Activity Guides build on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the natural world around them through a variety of activities and experiences. All participants will receive a copy of Growing Up Wild activity guide with 27 multi-disciplinary activities and the PLT guide with over 130 experiences that engage young children in outdoor exploration and play.

WHEN: 8:30 am – 3:15 pm, Friday, April 12

WHERE: Nara Nature Center in Houghton, east of Houghton on US-41before crossing Pilgrim R.Presenters:
Robert Wild, Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Chief of Interpretation
Joan Chadde and Lloyd Wescoat, MTU Center for Science & Environmental Outreach

Cost: $40 per participant, includes lunch & 2 Activity Guides (no charge to LSSI schools & MTU students). Make checks payable to CCISD, 809 Hecla St., Hancock, 49930.

Credit: 6 SCECHs

To Register:  Registration Link

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