Water Education Workshop for Teachers

projectwet2012_4_resizedTeaching to the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards can be achieved with the California Education and the Environment Initiative Curriculum (EEI) and the Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) Curriculum and Activity Guide. Learn how at this engaging teacher workshop at the County Off ice of Education on Feb. 21. Presenters include representatives from the Off ice of Education and the Environment at CalRecycle, the CREEC Network, Soquel Creek Water District and City of Watsonville’s award-winning Conservation Academy.

Project WET: interdisciplinary K-12th grade activity guide that specializes in hands-on lessons about water. Revised in full color with online portal to activities and Common Core ELA and Math standards correlations. www.projectwet.org

California EEI: California State Board of Education approved K-12th grade curriculum uses environmental topics to meet current CA History-Social Sci- ence and Science standards. All units also include correlations to Common Core for Language Arts. www.CaliforniaEEI.org

Other Curricula provided:
Watershed Cruzin’: An Activity Guide to Santa Cruz County Watersheds teaches classroom and field-based science activities for 4th-12th grades to help students explore their Santa Cruz County watersheds.
Our Water Works in Santa Cruz County: Through activities, drawings, poetry and math problems, this booklet tells the Santa Cruz County water story. Watershed map included.
Continuing education credit available from CSUSM.

Who: K-12th grade teachers

When: Saturday, February 21, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Where: Santa Cruz County Off ice of Education 400 Encinal St. Santa Cruz, CA Ocean- Pacific room

Facilitators: Amity Sandage – CREEC Coordinator Region 5 asandage@santacruz.k12.ca.us
Vai Campbell – Soquel Creek Water District Tami Stolzenthaler – City of Watsonville

Register online by 2/13/2015

Cost: $10 (includes curricula and lunch !)
Make checks out to Soquel Creek Water District. Mail to SqCWD attn: Conservation 5180 Soquel Dr. Soquel, CA 95073

You can download the flier below:

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