The River Starts Here A Southeast Minnesota Water Workshop for Educators
June 21 - 22, 2018
The River Starts Here
A Southeast Minnesota Water Workshop for Educators
June 21-22, 2018
Whitewater State Park, 19041 Hwy. 74, Altura, MN
About the workshop:
The River Starts Here Workshop is a first annual collaborative workshop that provides educators with the resources and tools to use water as a context for learning in the classroom, while addressing Minnesota academic standards in science, social studies, and language arts.
Dive into hands-on exploration and learn how you can incorporate study of Southeast Minnesotan waters into your educational practices!
Participants will receive:
• Instruction and hands-on participation in water-based education activities, indoors and in the field
• Sample lessons from MinnAqua, Project WET, Project Learning Tree, Project WILD, and River of Dreams curricula
• Introduction to ESRI Story Mapping and WHAF online technologies
• Tour of the Whitewater Watershed
• Catered lunch from local farms and Q&A with farmers
• Annual Minnesota State Parks Vehicle Permit valid through June, 2019 ($35 value)
• 16 CEUs
Registration: $35, cash or check only, includes lunch, snacks, and materials
Limit: 50 participants
Full scholarships are available to the first 10 individuals who indicate need!