Teacher Workshop: Aldo Leopold Education Project
Led By Robert Hawk, State Coordinator for the Leopold Education Project and Haywood County Cooperative Extension Agent
The Leopold Education Project is an innovative, interdisciplinary educational program based on the classic writings of renowned conservationist, Aldo Leopold. Targeted for grades six and above, the curriculum teaches about humanity’s ties to the natural world. The workshop provides materials and techniques for teaching outdoors, where students can be stimulated by authentic learning experiences.
Who Should Attend? 5-12 educators (science, language arts, math, art, history), non-formal educators, naturalists, interpreters, natural resource professionals, 4-H and Scout leaders, conservation leaders and anyone interested in learning more about fostering a relationship between youngsters and the natural world. This workshop is a Criteria Instructional Workshop for EE Certification with NC Environmental Education.
Participants are encouraged to attend the Green Fire film showing in the afternoon.