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Field Experience for Earth Science Teachers - Learn About Groundwater and Wells - Flagstaff, AZ

published Jun 7, 2011 3:00pm

This short course, designed to assist teachers in earning professional learning credit toward license renewal, affords you the opportunity to expand your understanding of hydrogeology and hydrology, and experience creative ways to engage your students in the study of Earth science.

Field experience-based educational programs offer the opportunity to experience applied science with professionals. The curriculum for this three-day program integrates your general science background into a solid foundation of hydrogeology and hydrology. You will:

You will receive Discover a Watershed: The Colorado Educators Guide, science notebooks, course notes, and training in the use of groundwater flow models, which includes research-based suggestions for building foundational knowledge and ways to avoid perpetuating common misconceptions about all that we cannot see beneath our feet.

NGWA, Arizona Project WET (part of the University of Arizona), and Northern Arizona University, as well as practicing groundwater professionals are collaborating to provide this nontraditional, insightful, and memorable educational opportunity taking place in the shadow of the Grand Canyon.

During the course, participants will:

More detail on the course is available at http://info.ngwa.org/events/137jul11.cfm

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