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Saturday, December 05, 2009
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) and Rain Barrel Workshop

On December 5, 2009, the Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District and the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District will be hosting a Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) and Rain Barrel workshop at the Field House in Independence ? 6354 Selig Drive, Independence, OH from 9:00am ? 4:00pm. This workshop features water-related, innovative activities and lessons that are aligned to Ohio's Science Standards, are hands-on and fun for both students and educators. The focus of this workshop will be on grades 4-8 and the cost is $25. A rain barrel workshop will be held during lunch for an additional $35 fee. Attendees will receive workshop materials and the Project WET curriculum and activity guide. The Project WET curriculum and activity guide, for kindergarten through twelfth grades, is a collection of innovative, water-related activities that are hands-on, easy to use and fun! Project WET activities incorporate a variety of formats, such as large and small group learning, whole-body activities, laboratory investigations, discussion of local and global topics, and involvement in community service projects. Project WET activities promote critical thinking and problem-solving skills and help provide young people with the knowledge and experience they will need to make prudent decisions regarding water resource use. Classroom teachers, park naturalists, museum educators, environmental education specialists, and others can adapt and integrate these activities to satisfy the needs of their curriculum, setting, time frame, and/or audience.For more information or to register for this workshop, contact Amy Roskilly, Conservation Education Coordinator at the Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District at 216/524-6580. ext. 22 or aroskilly@cuyahogaswcd.org.On December 5, 2009, the Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District and the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District will be hosting a Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) and Rain Barrel workshop at the Field House in Independence ? 6354 Selig Drive, Independence, OH from 9:00am ? 4:00pm. This workshop features water-related, innovative activities and lessons that are aligned to Ohio's Science Standards, are hands-on and fun for both students and educators. The focus of this workshop will be on grades 4-8 and the cost is $25. A rain barrel workshop will be held during lunch for an additional $35 fee. Attendees will receive workshop materials and the Project WET curriculum and activity guide. The Project WET curriculum and activity guide, for kindergarten through twelfth grades, is a collection of innovative, water-related activities that are hands-on, easy to use and fun! Project WET activities incorporate a variety of formats, such as large and small group learning, whole-body activities, laboratory investigations, discussion of local and global topics, and involvement in community service projects. Project WET activities promote critical thinking and problem-solving skills and help provide young people with the knowledge and experience they will need to make prudent decisions regarding water resource use. Classroom teachers, park naturalists, museum educators, environmental education specialists, and others can adapt and integrate these activities to satisfy the needs of their curriculum, setting, time frame, and/or audience.For more information or to register for this workshop, contact Amy Roskilly, Conservation Education Coordinator at the Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District at 216/524-6580. ext. 22 or aroskilly@cuyahogaswcd.org.

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