Future workshop dates and locations:
Secret Lives of "Stuff"
Formal & Non-formal Educators: Discover why life cycles of “stuff” matter in Iowa
In the February 16-March 23 AND the June 8-July 13 100% online AEA courses, The Secret Lives of “Stuff,” you will explore powerful classroom-ready lessons, activities, videos and readings. In this K12 course, you'll also engage with other educators in idea-sharing. In Module 1, consider what’s important to you. Then, examine waste and the life cycles of "stuff," such as t-shirts and water bottles. From there, analyze ways you and your students can conserve resources and live more sustainably...MORE at https://bit.ly/3glYSU4
Click here for a student's depiction of the backstory of a cell phone.
2021 Summer- MEEC
2021 Fall IAN- Woodbury County, November 3-5
2022 Spring IAN- Jackson County
2022 Summer IAN- Clinton County
2022 Fall IAN- Mahaska County
2023 Spring IAN- Muscatine County
2023 Summer IAN- open
Projects WILD, WILD Aquatic, and Learning Tree
WILD, WILD Aquatic, and PLT materials are available to formal and non formal educators through workshops on request for groups of at least 15 educators and/or youth leaders.
Workshops also are provided through several colleges and universities. At the workshop, participants will be introduced to several activities as well as to suggested teaching techniques, ideas for using the activities, and philosophies behind the programs.
Send an email to the WILD/ PLT coordinator to receive email notification of upcoming training opportunities. Please contact the workshop presenter if you require special accommodations.
Projects WILD, WILD Aquatic, Learning Tree Online Course
Projects WILD, WILD Aquatic, Learning Tree Online
To set up a training session with the mentor nearest you, contact the Aquatic Education.
Please contact Stephanie Shepherd or periodically visit the website listed below for more details. www.iowadnr.com/wildlife/diversity/vwmp.html