Watershed Institute for Teachers
Science & Stewardship In South Coast Watersheds
Location: The CSU Northridge Aquatic Center at Castaic Lake
Facilitated By: The CSU Northridge Aquatic Center & California Project WET
Special Note: $90 registration fee includes light breakfast, coffee and lunch for all 3 day sessions.
Description: You are invited to join a committed cohort of Teacher-leaders as we explore South Coast watersheds via remote sensing, field experiences and a watershed tour of the Santa Clara River Watershed.
Our Journey begins high in the chaparral of the Transverse Ranges and by journey’s end we will have our feet in the Santa Barbara Channel as we perform environmental stewardship actions and enjoy a barbecue by the sea. During this training, participants will:
- Access to Environmental Monitoring Tools for Use in Their Classroom: GPS Units, ROV Kits, Water Quality Monitoring Kits, and Much More…
- Receive Award Winning Learning & Formative Assessment Resources from Project Wet and NOAA (Focused on CAST and Student’s Acquisition of 21st Century STEM Success Skills)
- Practice Grade Level Appropriate High Impact Three Dimensional Instructional Strategies for both Indoor and Outdoor Learning (As Endorsed by California’s Science Framework)
- Receive On-going Support via Webinars (Topics: CER/Modeling/Data in the Classroom) for Implementing Environmental Stewardship Projects in Southern California
- Enjoy a “Serious Fun” Approach to Professional Learning: Hiking, Kayaking, and the Professional Camaraderie that comes with Teaching to Change the World.
Due to generous support from Project WET, CSUN’s Aquatic Center and NOAA, the cost for this multi-day, NGSS aligned experience is just $90.00!