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STEM Ed Announcement: Project WET Teacher Workshop
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- Subject: STEM Ed Announcement: Project WET Teacher Workshop
- From: "Mort Sternheim" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 22:51:38 -0400
This is not UMass Amherst program.
Contact information is below.
Project WET Teacher Workshop
Saturday, October 26, 2013 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
For: 1st to 8th grade teachers & non-formal educators
Location: DCR - Water Supply Regional Office
180 Beaman St. (Route 140)
West Boylston, MA 01583
Facilitator: Jim Lafley, Education Program Coordinator for the Department
of Conservation and Recreation at Wachusett Reservoir in West Boylston, will
be offering this Project WET teacher workshop. Jim has been providing
education programs and educator workshops at DCR for the last 25 years. He
has a degree in environmental education and is a certified teacher in
Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) is a state-sponsored, national
program of water related activities for teachers to use in conjunction with
their current curriculum. The activities are correlated to the
Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks, are interdisciplinary, are "hands-on"
for actively engaging learners and are easily integrated into units on
water, weather, pollution, ecosystems and the environment. The activities
are designed to supplement and enhance a teacher's current curriculum.
Participants will receive the 515 page Activity Guide containing over 90
activities and can receive 6 to 10 hours toward professional development
after completing the workshop requirements.
The workshop will take place both indoors and outdoors so please dress
Morning refreshments will be provided. Please bring a lunch as there are no
options for food in or near the facility.
If you liked either Project WILD or Project Learning Tree you will love
Contact Jim with questions or to register for the workshop at:
Jim.Lafley@state.ma.us or 508-792-7423 x 231
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