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Mississippi Museum Of Natural Science Teacher Workshop


  • DATE: Monday, July 15, 2024
  • TIME: 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • LOCATION: Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
  • 2148 Riverside Drive
    Jackson, MS 39202(Hinds, Co.)

  • CEU VALUE: 0.5 CEUs from Mississippi College
  • COST: $5.00 non-refundable registration fee, $10.00 cash or check due to Mississippi College on the day of the workshop if requesting CEUs.
  • DESCRIPTION: Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an award-winning international environmental education program designed for teachers, non-formal educators, home-school educators and others who work with students from pre-K through grade 12. Join us as we explore Mississippi's diverse forests and discover the many ways environmental education can fit into your classroom and enhance your students' learning. CEU VALUE PER WORKSHOP: 0.5 CEUs from Mississippi College COST PER WORKSHOP: $5.00 non-refundable registration fee, $10.00 cash or check due to Mississippi College on the day of the workshop if requesting CEUs. NOTE: Please bring your lunch and a reusable water bottle. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for the weather as we will be outside for some activities.
  • NOTE: Please bring your lunch and a reusable water bottle. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for the weather as we will be outside for some activities.
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  • DATE: Tuesday, July 16, 2024
  • TIME: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
  • LOCATION: Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
  • 2148 Riverside Drive
    Jackson, MS 39202(Hinds, Co.)

  • CEU VALUE: 0.6 CEUs from Mississippi College
  • COST: $30.00 non-refundable registration fee, $10.00 cash or check due to Mississippi College on the day of the workshop if requesting CEUs.
  • DESCRIPTION: What builds healthy soil, conserves water, and provides a gateway to science through hands-on fun for children and adults alike? Composting! Composting for the Classroom offers indoor and outdoor investigation activities as well as STEM extensions for teachers. But it is also a wonderful workshop for anyone that wants to begin composting for their gardens, or that wants to lighten their eco-footprint! Whether you are a budding gardener or a classroom teacher this workshop has something for you. Participants will receive supplies to set up their own composting stations at home or in the classroom! CEU VALUE PER WORKSHOP: 0.6 CEUs from Mississippi College COST PER WORKSHOP: $30.00 non-refundable registration fee, $10.00 cash or check due to Mississippi College on the day of the workshop if requesting CEUs. NOTE: Please bring your lunch and a reusable water bottle. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for the weather as we will be outside for some activities.
  • NOTE: Please bring your lunch and a reusable water bottle. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for the weather as we will be outside for some activities.
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  • DATE: Friday, July 19, 2024
  • TIME: 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • LOCATION: Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
  • 2148 Riverside Drive
    Jackson, MS 39202(Hinds, Co.)

  • CEU VALUE: 0.5 CEUs from Mississippi College
  • COST: $30.00 non-refundable registration fee, $10.00 cash or check due to Mississippi College on the day of the workshop if requesting CEUs.
  • DESCRIPTION: Are you curious about snakes but a little unsure? Join our exciting Wild About Snakes Teacher Workshop and learn to appreciate these amazing creatures! This workshop will help you: Unravel the myths: Separate fact from fiction about snake behavior and biology. Meet amazing ambassadors! Get up close (safely!) with some incredible live snakes. Discover their world: Learn how snakes hunt, survive, and benefit the environment. Become a snake advocate! Leave with the knowledge and confidence to share your newfound appreciation.
  • NOTE: Please bring your lunch and a reusable water bottle. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for the weather as we will be outside for some activities.
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  • DATE: Thursday, July 18, 2024
  • TIME: 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • LOCATION: Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
  • 2148 Riverside Drive
    Jackson, MS 39202(Hinds, Co.)

  • CEU VALUE: 0.5 CEUs from Mississippi College
  • COST: $30.00 non-refundable registration fee, $10.00 cash or check due to Mississippi College on the day of the workshop if requesting CEUs.
  • DESCRIPTION: Explore all that our natural world has to offer for even the youngest inquisitive mind with Growing Up Wild! Join us as we go over educational activities designed with early childhood students and educators in mind! This curriculum is geared towards ages 3 to 7, and explains natural science concepts with connections for reading, language development, math skills, and more! Encourage your students to start exploring the natural world early with Growing Up Wild!
  • NOTE: Please bring your lunch and a reusable water bottle. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for the weather as we will be outside for some activities.
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  • DATE: Wednesday, July 17, 2024
  • TIME: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
  • LOCATION: Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
  • 2148 Riverside Drive
    Jackson, MS 39202(Hinds, Co.)

  • CEU VALUE: 0.6 CEUs from Mississippi College
  • COST: $30.00 non-refundable registration fee, $10.00 cash or check due to Mississippi College on the day of the workshop if requesting CEUs.
  • DESCRIPTION: Do you ever wonder what a wetland does or why we have wetlands? What makes a wetland a wetland? Join us to explore wetland habitats, observe wetland species and learn how wetlands play such a vital role in maintaining global health.
  • NOTE: Please bring your lunch and a reusable water bottle. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for the weather as we will be outside for some activities.
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  • DATE: Wednesday, July 24, 2024
  • TIME: 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • LOCATION: Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
  • 2148 Riverside Drive
    Jackson, MS 39202(Hinds, Co.)

  • CEU VALUE: 0.5 CEUs from Mississippi College
  • COST: $30.00 non-refundable registration fee, $0.00 cash or check due to Mississippi College on the day of the workshop if requesting CEUs.
  • DESCRIPTION: "Wild About Natives" Come and join us for this fantastic workshop where we will learn the importance of keeping our native species, plants and animals,, healthy and sustained in our environment. We will have a time during the workshop where Ms. Pat Drackett of MSU's Crosby Arboretum will discuss using native plants in our home landscapes. This workshop will be for 0.5 CEUs. We will be outside for a small portion of the workshop so wear comfortable clothes appropriate for outside. Bring a sack lunch.
  • NOTE: Please bring your lunch and a reusable water bottle. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for the weather as we will be outside for some activities.
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