2017 Workshops


Wildlife Workshops

Children sitting on grass outside.

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.
 

Daily Agenda​

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

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​
 
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.

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Daily Agenda

Time
8:45am
9:00am
9:15am
9:45am
10:30am
11:30pm
12:00pm
12:30pm
1:00pm
1:30pm
2:00pm

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


Health & Wellness Workshops












The Health and Wellness Teacher ​W​orkshop 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.​

Daily Agenda

Time
8:45am
8:45am
9:00am
9:15am
9:45am
10:15pm
11:15pm
11:45pm
12:15pm
12:45pm
1:30pm
2:00pm
2:30pm
3:00pm
3:30pm
4:00pm
4:30pm
5:00pm
Activities
Registration
Welcome & Introductions
TNT Overview
Nature of Teaching Overview Nature and Health PPT
Nature Hike
Guided Imagery
Creative Writing
Exploring with Your Senses
Lunch & Grade Level Collaborations
Scent Station Prep Lecture
Scent Station Check
School Garden PPT
School Garden Lesson
Physical Activity PPT
Physical; Activity Lesson
Grade Level Collaborations
Depart

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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​








































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​
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