June 22–23 2010, 8am–4:30pmWhere
Hancock Parks District The Lodge at Riverbend, 16618 T.R. 208, Findlay, OH
“Green Up your Classroom” is the theme of this year’s E.A.R.T.H. Workshop. Hosted by the Seneca Soil & Water Conservation District, the two- day workshop offers graduate credit and will be packed full of hands-on sessions and field trips to four different kinds of energy production facilities. Workshop registration is $45 and is open to any educator any where.The registration deadline is June 7.
Teachers can choose sessions in three tracts: PreK-5, 6-12, or K-12, based on grade level needs; or choose across tracts based on interests. Session topics include biodiversity, school gardens, geology, energy sources, organic and modern agriculture, conserving electricity, “green” cars and more. Each session is presented by a different professional with tons of ideas and knowledge to share. OFBF Education Specialist Judy Roush will lead a session regarding the Crop Connectors: Growing Carrots in Ohio educational kit. Ashland University will be offering 1 credit hour (at an additional expense and assignment completion) and teachers will receive 15 contact hours for attending.
More information is posted online at www.senecaswcd.com. Look for the 2010 EARTH Workshop logo.