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Invasive Species High School Curriculum Training Workshop for Teachers

July 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on July 17, 2019 at 9:00am

$5 – $15
Hans Landel, Texas Invasives

This is a two-day workshop, July 16-17, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

This workshop will introduce teachers to a curriculum designed around the issue of invasive species. Gain skills and knowledge to transform high school students into citizen scientists as they collect data on local invasive plant species. Developed by texasinvasives.org (TI.org), the curriculum consists of four units with a total of eleven lessons covering basic information on invasive species: Mapping and GPS; invasive plant identification; training to collect data on invasive plants as TI.org’s Invaders of Texas citizen scientists; and a summative assessment.

The lessons will satisfy the TEKS 11th – 12th grade Environmental Science Section 112.37 (Environmental/Systems). CEU and ES credits are available.

Register

$5 per person thru June 21 and $15 thereafter. Lunch is provided. 
Space is limited and registration is required.

Coming from out of town? Funding will be provided for up to 10 participants for up to two nights lodging. Inquire by email with Conservation Ecologist and teacher of this class, Hans Landel.

Details

Date:
July 16
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$5 – $15
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Venue

Wildflower Center
4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States

Organizer

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Phone:
512.232.0100
Email:
info@wildflower.org