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Posted on April 29th, 2019 in Nature of Teaching, Wildlife | No Comments »


Purdue University was awarded funding through The National Science Foundation to provide a free two-day professional development workshop for high school educators to learn how to use standards-based Ecotoxicology and Environmental Health curriculum resources available through the Purdue Extension program The Nature of Teaching.

This FREE workshop will be June 27-28 from 9am-5pm at the John S. Wright Forestry Center 1007 N. 725 W. West Lafayette, IN 47904.

Workshop participants will earn 16 PGP points, receive a binder or resources, lesson materials, receive a $350 stipend upon teaching lessons in the classroom and submitting student data, plus funding for travel, meals, and lodging.

Learn and receive resources about disease ecology including: parasite diversity research activity, modeling disease with SIR models, trematode-tadpole infection activity, environmental health/ecotoxicology, field sampling of water quality, daphnia salinity experiment and snail eutrophication experiment.

See the 2019 Nature of Teaching Ecotoxicology Workshop Flyer for details.

Registration is on a first-come basis and closes May 6th. Register here at our Nature of Teaching Qualtrics Registration.

Visit the Nature of Teaching website to view other upcoming events: 2019 Nature of Teaching Workshops and Conferences.

National Science Foundation, Official Home Website
The Nature of Teaching – Purdue Extension

Rebecca Busse, Nature of Teaching Program Coordinator
Purdue Forestry and Natural Resources

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