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Educator Academy in the Amazon: Scholarships Available!
Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 11:59pm
Scholarships are available for K-16 science and environmental educators for the July 1-11, 2017 Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru. Application deadline is Feb. 1st, 2017.
Join Al Stenstrup, former Director of Education for Project Learning Tree; Dr. Nancy Trautmann, Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Dr. David Pearson, Wildlife Travellers’ Guide to Peru; along with scientists Dr. Steve Madigosky, Widener University; and Randy Morgan, Curator/Entomologist, Cincinnati Zoo as you:
• Participate in citizen science projects and inquiry based field studies on a 1/4-mile Rainforest Canopy Walkway in one of the most biologically diverse environments on the planet.
• Spend a day in an Amazon village and experience the role of education in creating a sustainable future for Amazon children.
• Explore sustainability, conservation, and field work with indigenous communities in the Amazon
• Work with fellow educators to develop strategies for using the Amazon as a vehicle for incorporating STEM education, inquiry-based learning, and sustainability science education into your NGSS classroom.
Project Learning Tree and BirdSleuth resources plus 50 Arizona State University PD hours included. Academic credit and Machu Picchu extension optional.
Contact program director, Christa Dillabaugh at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-431-2624 for more information.
How to Register:
Get the details and download a syllabus and scholarship application at: http://www.amazonworkshops.com/educator-academy.html