Join two of The Morton Arboretum’s scientists for an introduction to forest ecology and woody plant breeding followed by a discussion of current research projects and their relevance to your classroom. Participate in a workshop-style discussion on how to use Arboretum resources as a classroom tool to help with the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Outline project-based learning applications that connect this research to the NGSS.
Notes: Activities take place both indoors and outdoors. Please dress for the weather. Lunch is provided. Participants earn 6 CPDUs.
Recommended audience: teachers of grades 5-12
Friday, February 28, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center
Free for teachers and includes admission to the Arboretum.
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