Woodland Park Zoo event

EVENT PURPOSE: Goal 1, Objective 2 of SEEP EPA grant

Faculty members at SEEP universities attended an Environmental Resources Workshop at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo in October of 2008 to learn about human and materials resources for environmental/sustainability curricula from governmental agencies, informal science education institutions, and others.

DATE: October 23 and 24, 2008

LOCATION: Woodland Park Zoo - Seattle, Washington

FUNDING AND SUPPORT: EPA, National Girls Collaborative, Washington State LASER, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Woodland Park Zoo, Washington State University

PARTICIPANTS:


We had a special grizzly bear program just for our group!

Katie Remine, School Programs Supervisor, gave the group examples of programs that are done with children who visit the Woodland Park Zoo
 

TOTOS discussion group for the Office of Public Instruction (OSPI) to provide feedback on the revised K-12 Science Standards for the state of Washington

TOTOS participants learned about human and materials resources available for environmental/sustainability curricula from governmental agencies, informal science education institutions, and others. This information will be helpful to TOTOS professors as they prepare lessons for their pre-service teachers and the information will be helpful to the pre-service teachers as they become teachers and need these resources for their own teaching.