FREE Teacher Training Plus L.A. River Field Trip Transportation!
- 4 - 6 GRADE TEACHERSWe invite YOU to Participate in FoLAR'sSource 2 Sea Watershed Education ProgramFriends of the Los Angeles River invite 4th, 5th, and 6th grade teachers and their students to take part in our Source 2 Sea Watershed Education Program. Join us on March 16, 2013 from 8:30 to 3:30 for a Project WET Teacher Training Workshop.After the training session a FoLAR Educator will come to your classroom and teach your students about the Los Angeles River and its watershed. The unit culminates with a field trip to the Los Angeles River -- we provide the buses to get you there.All aspects of the program are FREE OF CHARGE, thanks go our generous funders below.There are Three Easy Steps to Participate:Step 1Project WET Teacher Training WorkshopProject WET is an award winning, multi-disciplinary environmental education program for teachers, natural resource professionals, parents and community leaders working with youth from Pre K - 8th Grades. The curriculum incorporates hands-on activities Correlated to CA Science Standards in science, history & language arts!To participate in the Source 2 Sea Program attendance at this workshop is mandatory. You will receive 500+ page Project WET activity guide & Professional Certification! (CEU Credits also available. Please call for details.)Saturday, March 16, 2013 (8:30am-3:00pm)L.A. River Center and Gardens, Los Feliz Room570 W. Avenue 26, Los Angeles, CA 90065Action packed experiential workshop + Breakfast & Lunch + FREE prizes!Limited to 30 participants. Pre-registration is required.Registration deadline is March 13, 2013.To reserve your spot, download and send the flyerwith a $15 check* (payable to FoLAR):Shelly Backlar, 570 W. Avenue 26, #250, Los Angeles, CA 90065 * 323 223-0585Step 2Schedule an In-Class LessonA FoLAR Educator visits your school to conduct an in-class lesson. We focus on the science and history of the Los Angeles River and bring a watershed model to explain the connections between storm drains, the River and the ocean.Step 3Schedule your Field TripStudents participate in hands-on, experiential science activities at the Los Angeles River. This may include macro-invertebrate studies, water quality monitoring, and other watershed-focused games and activities.We Thank Our Source 2 Sea Funders