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with Linda Woodard
Member: $23, Nonmember: $25
Join us for this lively and engaging professional workshop at our Fields Pond Center, where you will be doing hands-on activities in our pond. Participants are introduced to Project Aquatic WILD materials, activities, and strategies. Educators gain the experience and confidence needed to work with their students and to integrate Project WILD into their teaching.
All receiptents will receive the NEW REVISED AND UPDATED Project WILD Aquatic K-12 Curriculum and Activity Guide emphasizes aquatic wildlife and aquatic ecosystems with 40 multidisciplinary activities for grades K-12.
Each Project WILD Aquatic activity contains objectives, method, background information, a list of materials needed, procedures, evaluation suggestions, recommended grade levels, subject areas, duration, group size, setting and key terms. A glossary is provided, as well as a cross-reference by topics and skills.
Field investigation activities in Aquatic WILD enable students to learn methods and protocol for conducting scientific investigations, including how to formulate a research question, engaging in systematic data collection, and drawing conclusions.
The In Step with STEM activity extensions make use of a variety of tools and instruments, from litmus tests to smartphone applications, and involve students in the application of technology, science concepts, and math skills as part of their problem-solving efforts.
Contact hours provided.
If you need to make a payment with a method other than credit card, please call Beth Pauls at 207-781-2330 ext. 273 to register. If you have questions, contact Linda at 207-781-2330 ext 213.
Location: Scarborough Marsh
Join us for a marsh-wide bird survey. Participants will go on foot, canoe or kayak. Novices welcome and will be paired with advanced birders. We have been doing this survey for over 20 years. All the data collected helps researchers determine the health of the marsh and is entered into eBird.
Advanced registration appreciated biut not required. Call 207-883-5100 and press zero or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Gentle Yoga and Yoga Nidra with Deb Cook
Members: $10/class, Nonmembers: $15/class
Location: Gilsland Farm
Join Deb Cook for the return of longer days, springtime energies, and Monday Night Yoga. Beginning Monday, March 25, Deb will lead a weekly class blend of Meditation, Gentle Yoga and Yoga Nidra/Deep Relaxation as we tune in to the emergence of spring. This popular class is open to all levels, no experience and all experience is welcome.
Class begins at 5:15pm with a 10-minute guided meditation to cultivate relaxation and awareness. This is followed by a mix of gentle yoga and ends with a Yoga Nidra (a guided relaxation that relaxes and restores core energy). Participants can come for the full 75 minutes or arrive at 5:30 as schedules allow.
Deb is a Kripalu-certified Yoga Teacher and Kripalu-certified Yoga Nidra Guide, and has been leading meditation and yoga classes and retreats at beautiful nature-based locations in Maine for 20 years. Please bring your own mat and any props you may like to use in your practice. Feel free to contact Deb for more information at email@example.com.
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Join us for insect monitoring day at Scarborough Marsh
Help us survey the habitat around the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center. We have been doing this survey for 7 years and our data is shared with scientist to help determine the health of the marsh and to notice any changes or new trends that are developing.
Our day will begin with an orientation and materials will be provided to aid in identification and recording data. We will have a knowledgeable leader with each group. Beginners are welcome! Snacks will be provided.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 207-883-5100 and Press 0 for more information or to sign up for this event!