Teacher Workshop on the Mountain: Focus on Citizen Science and Birding
CITIZEN SCIENCE TEACHER WORKSHOP
Hosted by Pepperwood and Cornell University
Saturday, June 9, at 9am - Sunday, June 10, at 3pm
at Pepperwood Preserve in Santa Rosa, California
$20 per participant - includes meals, overnight camping (required), and teaching kit
Join us for this dynamic two-day workshop focused on local birds, hosted by Cornell ornithologists and Pepperwood. Ideal for 3th-8th grade classroom teachers, this fun, hands-on training will help you build your science teaching skills and content knowledge both in and out of the classroom. Learn about implementing real-life citizen science projects with your students, aligning lessons to NGSS, and teaching outdoors, bird migration and reproduction, and gardening designed to enhance California bird habitats.
Youll also develop the ideas, skills, and con dence to use citizen science and bird ecology as teaching tools in your own school garden! Educators who complete the workshop will receive a copy of the Habitat Connections curriculum kit thanks to our sponsors. The weekend will be spent both in a classroom setting at the Dwight Center for Conservation Science and in the eld observing wildlife and hiking. Dinner on Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday are included.
Learn about Cornells BirdSleuth program at www.birdsleuth.org.
Bechtel House at Pepperwood Preserve (View)
2130 Pepperwood Preserve Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|