The Hog Island Audubon Camp has been in operation since 1936 and is primarily an adult-focused facility which offers about 15 different residential programs each summer, each lasting for 6 days. Some of our 2018 programs include Field Ornithology; Sharing Nature: An educator’s Week ; The Joy of Birding; Arts and Birding; etc. etc. http://hogisland.audubon.org
Coming Thursday, April 12, 2018
FREE TEACHER WORKSHOP: Exploring STEM at Conner Prairie
STEM education gives students an understanding of the world and develops important skills in critical thinking and problem solving. Explore how Conner Prairie’s grounds are full of STEM learning opportunities for your students at a FREE workshop on Thursday, April 12, 2018, from 1 to 4 pm. Workshop participants are also welcome to come at 12:30 pm for a complimentary lunch.
This workshop targets teachers of grades 2-6. Professional Growth Plan points are available.
During this workshop, Conner Prairie staff will lead discussions on how to find the natural connections between your curriculum standards, STEM and Conner Prairie. Curriculum ideas such as projects and activities will be presented and handouts will be provided.
To register online, click here (http://www.connerprairie.org/education-research/educators/educator-workshops)
If you have questions, contact Nancy Stark or Dana Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Indiana high school biology teachers are invited to apply!
Where: Indiana University, Bloomington Campus
What: The Biology Summer Institute brings Indiana high school biology teachers to the Indiana University Bloomington campus to work in cutting-edge research laboratories in the Department of Biology. During this week-long program, biology faculty provide an introduction to their research and collaborate with teachers to develop innovative experiments and lessons that the teachers can bring back to their high school classrooms.
Potential disciplines include: Molecular and Cellular Biology, Evolution and Genetics, Behavior and Development, and Microbial Responses and Metabolism.
For more information and a link to the application,visit:
Deadline: March 24, 2018