*Three FREE Professional Development Opportunities this Summer*

Summer 3-Day Workshop

Register NOW for our advanced version of our popular Team Teaching with Mother Nature workshop

Free for K-8 teachers, naturalists, and environmental educators

July 12-14, 2021 10:00 am to 3:00 pm daily
At McColl Pond ELC, Savage, MN

Don't Miss Out!

*Hurry, registration closes July 1

Ecology Institute

The Ecology Institute helps teachers work & learn as scientists
Ecology investigations will include:
  • Surveying of Minnesota forests
  • Investigating food webs & analyzing trophic levels in a grassland community
  • conducting population density studies
  • tracking succession in both terrestrial & aquatic habitats

*Hurry, registration closes June 18

Patterns in Nature Institute

Explore nature to identify patterns in structure, function, & behavior of plants & animals
Participants will gain an understanding of plants & animals as they study:
  • forest & tree structure
  • animal signs & tracks
  • bird body structure & adaptations
  • insect & flower interactions
  • and phenology

*Hurry, registration closes July 9

Strategies & Techniques for Outdoor Learning

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Our Youngest Learners Outdoors

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Instructional videos to watch with your children at home

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Customizable Outdoor Learning Workshops

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Every School Should Have a Garden

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Enhance School Learning with Outdoor Fun

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Observation + Journaling =

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Learning from Nature’s Own Classroom

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Easy ECO Lessons Every Day

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New from Jeffers!

Good Sense

An Educator’s Guide to

Outdoor Sensory Activities

We receive five senses at birth – to learn, explore, and reach logical conclusions from our own observations & experiences.
We hope these activities will help you discover & explore the limitless possibilities available by using your senses.
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Environmental Stewardship
Through Education

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