Next Generation Science in the Garden (Grades K-5)New Offering!
February 19th, 2015 – 9am-3pm
Let’s head outside and put earth and life back into Earth and Life Science! Using activities from the award-winning Life Lab Science curriculum, participants in this workshop learn to use a garden as a meaningful context in which their students can engage in Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices to examine Disciplinary Core Ideas and Cross-Cutting Concepts. Where better to explore ecological interdependence, growth and development of organisms, structure and function, adaptation, and more than in an outdoor garden classroom? 1 semester of graduate education credit available. Please register by 2/5/15. $150,Learn more!
The Growing Classroom: 2-Day Intensive on Garden Based Learning (Grades 2-6)
March 12th-13th, 2015 – 9am-3:30pm
Learn to use a garden to breathe life into standards-based lessons, promote ecological literacy, encourage healthy eating, and support students’ social development. Using Life Lab’s Growing Classroom activity guide for grades 2-6, participants in this hands-on workshop experience tried-and-true garden-based lessons linked to Common Core Language Arts and Math and Next Generation Science Standards; practice basic gardening techniques; and develop management strategies for a school garden program. Graduate education units available. Please register by 2/26/15. $300, Learn more and view agenda