Project WET Workshop for Teachers of K-5th Grade | Naperville, IL | July 7, 2015
Presenters: Project WET Facilitators, Judy Fitchett, The Conservation Foundation and Elizabeth Hagen-Moeller, Kane-DuPage Soil & Water Conservation District
Project WET is an interdisciplinary water education program featuring classroom-proven, hands-on learning activities that make water topics come alive for students. The curriculum guide was recently updated and is especially useful for public and private school teachers in grades K-12. It contains over 60 lessons that are correlated to learning standards across curriculum areas including Common Core and with technology and science connections. The guide offers educators exciting new activities to use in teaching science, math, language arts, social studies, and environmental studies. You probably teach more water topics than you think! Water plays a key role in all of the following curriculum areas, and Project WET has K-12 activities to address them all.
• Properties of matter • Ecology
• Cycles, seasons • Human impacts
• Weather, climate • Life, Earth, and Nature of Science
Registration ($39) includes snacks, resources and supplies. The Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0 containing over 60 lessons for grades K-12, a variety of reference materials, and other innovative teaching aids to supplement and enhance teaching strategies. Lessons are cross-curricular with indoor, outdoor and hands-on activities which are correlated to the IL learning standards, National Science Standards Framework (2011), Next Generation Science Standards (April 2013), Common Core ELA and Common Core Math. Please bring a lunch and boots for wading in the water.
Register at Napervilleparks.org.