Curriculum Connections Through Schoolyard Investigations

Posted by on June 2, 2006

Curriculum Connections Through Schoolyard Investigations

A 5-day professional development institute for educators of grades K-8, using the new science frameworks.

August 14-18, 2006
Barry Conservation Camp, Berlin, NH
* Graduate credits available *

Experience New Hampshire’s rich natural landscape while developing your professional skills in this 5-day, overnight institute. Design an interdisciplinary schoolyard or community investigation tailored to your curriculum. Enjoy a wildlife safari, nightwalk and campfires.

Using New Hampshire’s natural landscape as our laboratory, you will
? Learn Earth, Physical and Life Science content through study of the state’s natural resources and landscape.
? Engage in a variety of learning experiences including hands-on scientific fieldwork, lectures, discussion groups and journaling.
? Explore skills and techniques to teach content to K-8 classes through problem-solving schoolyard investigations.
? Design an interdisciplinary investigation suited to the scope and sequence of your curriculum, incorporating the new science frameworks.

To register, or for more information, contact:
Marilyn Wyzga
Project HOME Coordinator
NH Fish and Game Dept.
11 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-3211

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