[Science] Great opportunities for Utah teachers!

Young, Sarah Sarah.Young at schools.utah.gov
Tue Mar 19 16:32:19 MDT 2013


Check out these upcoming great opportunities with Tracy Aviary and the Leonardo!


1.       Tracy Aviary's Flying WILD teacher/educator training workshop - Saturday, May 18th

2.       Free Educator Evening at the Leonardo - Biomimicry; Finding Solutions through imitating life, March 28th

3.       Free Teacher Professional Development at the Leonardo, April 8th

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What: Tracy Aviary's Flying WILD teacher/educator training workshop
When: Saturday, May 18th  from 12 pm - 5:30 PM
Registration and Workshop Information: http://www.tracyaviary.org/flying-wild/
Cost: $25
Flying WILD <http://www.tracyaviary.org/flying-wild/>

This fun-filled, interactive educator training is ideal for classroom teachers, environmental educators, school administrators, after-school program staff, youth group/service organization leaders, or anyone who loves birds and wants to teach others about them. The Flying WILD program trains formal and non-formal educators to facilitate hands-on, standards-based activities that promote understanding of scientific concepts and engage students in environmental stewardship. Each activity has been created to help participants excel academically through real, scientific inquiry and learn the importance of birds and their conservation.

In addition to the training, workshop attendees will receive:

  *   Their own copy of the 350+ page Flying WILD: An Educator's Guide to Celebrating Birds.
  *   A Flying WILD Certified Educator certificate of course completion.
  *   Formal educators will also receive re-licensure credits.

For more information and to register please visit: ) http://www.tracyaviary.org/flying-wild/
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What: Free Educator Evening at the Leonardo, Biomimicry; Finding Solutions through imitating life
When: March 28st ,  5:00-7:00PM
Registration: RSVP to Erika DuRoss at eduross at theleonardo.org<mailto:eduross at theleonardo.org>


Join The Leonardo and HawkWatch International for an in-depth look into how humans impact the environment and how the environment affects us as humans.  We will examine how models, systems, processes and elements within nature hold inspiration for solutions to current and future problems.  To reserve your spot, please RSVP to eduross at theleonardo.org<mailto:eduross at theleonardo.org> or call 801.531.9800 ext 129



Location: The Leonardo, 209 E 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT

Schedule :

5:00 HawkWatch International will bring in three birds to discuss form, function, and biomimicry.

6:00 Nature's Toolbox exhibit and hands-on preview of our in-depth Biomimicry workshop.

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What: Free Teacher Professional Development at the Leonardo
When: April 8th  from 5 PM - 7PM
Registration: RSVP to Erika DuRoss at eduross at theleonardo.org<mailto:eduross at theleonardo.org>

Could you use ideas on how to simultaneously engage your students in science content, promote concept retention, and develop vital 21st century thinking skills? We are offering an immersive workshop with local, national, and international specialists in these fields. Learn some fun hands-on activities and ways to slip these important thinking skills into existing lessons while experiencing the world-class Philip Beesley Hylozioic Veil exhibit.

Date: Monday, April 8, from 5-7 pm
Location: The Leonardo
Audience: K-12 educators and administrators

Space is limited.  To reserve a space, contact Erika DuRoss at 801.531.9800 ext 129 or eduross at theleonardo.org<mailto:eduross at theleonardo.org>
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Sarah Young
Utah State Office of Education
Science Specialist
sarah.young at schools.utah.gov<mailto:sarah.young at schools.utah.gov>
250 East 500 South
PO Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT  84114-4200

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