Teacher Workshops 2004-2005

Teacher Aides are also Welcome!!

Register at nrsmeep@aiken.sc.edu or call Debbie at 803-725-0070

Project Wild and ildlife Management (K-12) (www.projectwild.org)
Tuesday, December, 7, 2004
Teachers will receive a free Project WILD Activity Guide and participate in a variety of wildlife management lessons suitable for indoor or outdoor school settings. Standards based!!

TI-83 Graphing Calculator (Grades 5-12)
Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Introductory workshop on how to use the TI-83 graphing calculators in the classroom. Learn the basic functions fo the calculator and receive beginning lessons to share with your students. Graphing calcualtors will be available for use on the day of the workshop.

GLOBE Refresher and/or Certification (K-12) (www.globe.gov)
(Fridays) January 14, 21, 28, and February 4, 2005 (Free Teacher Resource Kit!)

Training protocols on January 14th: Atmosphere & Computers; Jan. 21st: Hydrology and Soil; Jan. 28: Soil and Biology; Feb. 4th: Biology and Computers.
Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Enviroonment or GLOBE is an international program.Students collect data around and newar your school and share it with scientists via the Internet. Excellent appliction of math, science, and computer skills, Teachers must attend at least on eworkshop to be GLOBE certified.

Project Learning Tree and Energy & Society (PreK-8) (www.plt.org)
Tuesday, February 15, 2005
Pre-Kindergarten through eith grade science an dmath curriculum standards will be the focus of this hands-on workshop. Teachers will receive a free 400-page PLT Activity Guid. Energy & Society is a new environmental education program designed for formal and informal educators. It helps students learn about their relationship with energy and investigate the environmental issues related to energy's role in society. In addition to hadns-on activities, Energy & Society integrates music and dance to enhance the study of energy issues. Participants will receive materials which include: an activity guide, music CD, music and dance video, and numerous posters.

Project Learning Tree - "Burning Issues" (4th-12th) (www. plt.org)
Tuesday, March 1, 2005

Explore this new project by PLT that gives you not only the PLT teachers guide but also an interactive CD that lets your students explore various habitats and how they are positively affected by prescribed fire. You will find this standards based instruction excitiung and informative. This workshop will be held at the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) in Edgefield, SC.

NRSMEEP will pay for substitute teachers. Workshops will be held at the Silver Bluff Audubon Education Center in Jackson, SC and the RPSEC in Aiken, SC. The Project Learning Tree "Burning Issues" on March 1, 2005, will be held at the National Wild Turkey Federation in Edgefield, SC.