Teacher Professional Development at Golden Gate

Bring the natural world into your classroom to help teach science, math, and language arts standards.

Bring the Outside In 
Saturday February 23, 2013
Learn simple strategies for building community, using nature in lessons, and getting your students outdoors. This workshop is led by Bay Area high school interns from NatureBridge's Teen Environmental Education Mentorship, who are passionate and excited to share tips and activities that they enjoy doing with students. While designed for teachers of fourth and fifth grade, this workshop is open to any educator, traditional and nontraditional. This project was made possible by a grant from Outdoor Nation.

Location:

Parque Niños Unidos
3090 23rd St.
San Francisco, CA 94110

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Lessons from the Ocean
Saturday March 23, 2013
Use the ocean to teach math, science, and language arts skills. Learn a marine food web activity, explore human impacts on ocean resources, and learn about cultural connections to the bay and the ocean. Content is focused on grades four to eight.

Location:

Stow Lake Picnic Area
50 Stow Lake Dr
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118
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Our Changing Climate
Saturday April 13, 2013
Learn to teach basic climate science and empower your students to take action. Practice teaching the carbon cycle, investigate "garbology," and develop simple student action projects. Content is focused on grades five to eight.

Location:

Stow Lake Picnic Area
50 Stow Lake Dr
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118
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Registration is now open! 

Cost: Free!
Time: Workshops are 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. 
Location: SF Bay Area

Each session includes lunch and a take-away teaching toolkit that contains ready-to-use resources for the classroom.

Stipend available!  Attend two or more workshops this school year with another teacher from your school and receive a $100/person stipend. 

NatureBridge is an educational partner of the National Park Service. 

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