Project Underground Workshop for Educators: Watersheds ...

Project Underground Workshop for Educators: Watersheds, Groundwater and Karst Education

Date: February 23
Time: 11 am to 4:30 pm
Registration deadline February 15: call 276-634-4185 or email
Place: Virginia Museum of Natural History
For: Educators and master naturalists interested in Karst Education and certification in Project Underground
Cost: No fee
What to bring: your own water bottle, snacks, and lunch. Snacks and drinks are available from the VMNH PaleoCafe' and lunch may be ordered ahead of time (more info for participants will follow.)

Learn about the development of karst topography and the impacts of human activity on the water resources in karst areas. Discuss public policy decisions relating to watersheds and the unique karst environment. Learn about the unique biodiversity in karst systems. See some activities geared to teach about karst in your classroom. Receive the Project Underground curriculum guide and many supporting resource materials, including some great posters! Learn about topographic maps and how to delineate watersheds using these maps.

These resources will help with the new watershed SOLs in the 6th grade, match Earth Science and many additional science and social science SOLs and provide great classroom activities.

Presented by: Carol Zokaites, Environmental Education Coordinator for Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, National Coordinator of Project Underground

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Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday - Monday: Closed


$10 for ages 18-59
$5 for ages 3-17, seniors 60+, and college students
FREE for children under 3, museum members, and members of ASTC participating institutions

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