Friday, March 1 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Teaching With Trees - Using Schoolyard Trees to Teach Disciplinary Core Ideas

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Looking for ways to integrate place-based education and outdoor instruction into your curriculum? Go to the trees! Learn how to use the natural phenomena trees provide to teach disciplinary core ideas covering biology, chemistry, ecology, climate and energy. Resources, games and data collection strategies will be shared to help you design a year-long tree study for your students that will introduce them to phenology, encourage connection and foster observation skills. Take science class outside!

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Bridget Booth

Middle School Science Teacher, St. Thomas Aquinas School / MAEOE
I am a happily married mother of two boys who lives and plays in East Lansing. I've been teaching middle school science for the last 13 years but got my start in education at Woldumar Nature Center in Lansing, where I worked as the program director. The work I did there fostered... Read More →

Friday March 1, 2019 1:00pm - 1:45pm
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