2017 Workshops

Wildlife Workshops




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The Nature of Teaching Wildlife Workshop is a one-day program worth 8 Professional Growth Plan Points.

This is a workshop hosted by Purdue University and Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife for K-5 educators and administrators interested in integrating natural resource activities in their classroom.

Please send your $25 check (made payable to Department of Forestry and Natural Resources) to: Dr. Rod Williams - Purdue University, 195 Marstellar Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907​.

 

Daily Agenda​

Time Activities

9:00am Welcome & Introductions
9:15am  Overview: Benefits of Outdoor Education
9:45am Nature Hike
10:45amFood Web Lecture
11:15am   Food Web Activity
12:00pm Lunch
12:30pm Mammals of Maine
1:00pm    Animal Tracking & Scent Stations Lecture
2:00pm Check Scent Stations & Camera Traps
3:00pm Eco-llapse Ecosystem Game
3:30pm Grade Level Collaborations
4:30pm Wrap-Up
5:00pm Depart

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 



Food Waste Workshops



 

 
The Food Waste W​orkshop is a one-day program worth 8 Professional Growth Plan points​​​. View Food Waste Brochure, pdf 5.8mb, for download print option.​

Registration Information

  • Enrollment is limited. Be sure to register and pay early to guarantee your spot! 
  • The $25 registration fee will be refunded upon completion of the workshop. Stipend Information, pdf .057mb.
  • We must have a minimum of 10 participants to offer this workshop.
  • The deadline to register is one week prior to a scheduled workshop.
  • Please send your $25 check (made payable to Department of Forestry and Natural Resources) to:
    Dr. Rod Williams - Purdue University195 Marstellar Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907​

Daily Agenda

Time Activities

8:45am Registration
9:00am Welcome & Introductions
9:15am TNT Overview
9:45am Presentation: food waste stats, why it's an issue?
10:30am Nature/Landscape Hike
11:30pm Nature's Bill for Food Waste (Edible Issue Lesson 2)
12:00pm Where the Wastes Goes Activity (Edible Issue Lesson 2)
12:30pm Grade Level Collaboration
1:00pm Existing food waste resources
1:30pm Pick on me! (What a Waste Lesson 2)
2:00pm Food Solutions Classroom Compost Bin Activity (Edible Issue Lesson 3)
2:30pm Waste-Free Lunch Game (Edible Issue Lesson 3)
3:00pm Grade Level Collaboration
3:30pm Depart

Health & Wellness Workshops



The Health and Wellness Teacher Workshop is a one-day program worth 8 Professional Growth Plan points. View Health & Wellness Brochure, pdf 5.8mb, for download print option.​

Registration Information

  • Enrollment is limited. Be sure to register and pay early to guarantee your spot!
  • The $25 registration fee will be refunded upon completion of the workshop. ​Stipend Information
  • We must have a minimum of 10 participants to offer this workshop.
  • The deadline to register is one week prior to a scheduled workshop.
  • Please send your $25 check (made payable to Department of Forestry and Natural Resources) to:
    Dr. Rod Williams - Purdue University, 195 Marstellar Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907

Daily Agenda

Time Activity

8:30am Registration
8:45am Welcome & Introductions
9:00am TNT Overview
9:15am Nature of Teaching Overview; Nature & Health PPT
9:45am Nature Hike
10:15pm  Guided Imagery
11:15pm Creative Writing
11:45pm Exploring with Your Senses
12:15pm Lunch & Grade Level Collaborations
12:45pm Scent Station Prep Lecture
1:30pm Scent Station Check
2:00pm School Garden PPT
2:30pm School Garden Lesson
3:00pm Physical Activity PPT
3:30pm Physical Activity Lesson
4:00pm Grade Level Collaborations
4:30pm Depart
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