Project wild workshops
environmental education for early learners
Offered for one or two optional college credits on site at The Outdoor Campus in Sioux Falls or via DDN at any school district in the state of South Dakota. Participants can choose from a series of four different environmental education topics or register for all four. The topics are:
- The GLOBE Project which focuses on earth system science using story books. Participants will receive a free book and the GLOBE teacher's guide
- Growing Up WILD is an early childhood education program that builds on a child's sense of wonder about nature and wild creatures. Participants will receive Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children Ages 3-7
- Agriculture in the Classroom is a grassroots program. Its goal is to help students gain a greater awareness of the importance of nature in supplying their daily needs. Participants will receive materials from Food, Land and People
- Project Learning Tree for Early Childhood helps teachers, parents and children to have a complete sensory experience while exploring the outdoors. PLT focuses on trees and animal habitats. Participants will receive free materials from each of the topics. Registration deadline: September 18.
This class will be offered over a series of Monday nights from 5-8pm central each semester of a school year, dates to be determined at the beginning of the term. The time commitment depends on how many of the four topics participants choose, or if a participant wants to earn college credi/st. Contact email@example.com with questions.