Thursday, January 14, 2021

PA Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences Virtual Learning Workshop Series For Classroom Teachers

Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences Program in Pennsylvania will host a series of three virtual workshops to help certified teachers use the MWEE framework to create meaningful local outdoor learning experiences-- virtual and in-person-- for their students.

The workshops will also help teachers facilitate student action projects

The first 20 registrants will be provided with free, ready-to use kits for student investigations involving water quality testing, macroinvertebrate sampling, surveying, and nature journaling. 

This virtual workshop series will feature guest speakers, interactive activities, access to resources, and opportunities for discussion and reflection centered on clean water issues.

The workshops will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.--

-- January 28: The MWEE Student Voice: Creating Meaningful Student-Centered Learning Experiences for Students. Click Here to register.

-- February 18: Outdoor Investigations and Virtual Field Trips: Making the Learning Real and Relevant.  Click Here to register.

-- March 11: Stewardship and Civic Action: Student Action to Make Change.  Click Here to register.

The workshops will be held via Zoom, and course materials will be housed in Google Sites.  Act 48 credits are available.

The workshops are free, but registration is required.  Questions should be directed to: Tarrea Potter at

Consider getting an introduction to the MWEE framework prior to the workshops, by completing the MWEE 101 online course from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Three additional ACT48 hours are available for completion of this course.

Visit the Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences and see how this framework can benefit your water education.

Related Article:

-- DEP Teaching Green: Benscreek Canoe Club, Partners Provide Johnstown Area Youth With Outdoor Experiences

[Posted: January 14, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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