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Teacher Institute Day 2 only
Community Science, Climate Change and Phenology

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Teacher Institute Day 2 only
Community Science, Climate Change and Phenology

Tuesday, August 02

9 AM - 3 PM

Middle and high school teachers

Pricing:

AgesResidentNonresident
Adults $25.00 $32.50

This event requires registration.

Registration is open.

Available seats: 28

Details

Teachers will learn first-hand about the work of the Forest Preserves and its Dunn Museum through immersive onsite experiences led by history and environmental education staff, along with museum curators, landscape architects, ecologists and more. Each day will include authentic, real-world experiences focused on the local environment and history. This program will support state learning standards for middle and high school curriculum.

This registration is for Day 2 only. To register for the full week click here.

Day 2: Community Science, Climate Change and Phenology

Discover what the landscape can tell us about the past and continuing impact of humans in Lake County. Learn the local impacts of climate change and how species monitoring and phenology help us to adapt land management practices and create more resilient ecosystems.

For more details visit the Summer 2022 Teacher Institute website.

 

Instructors:

Eileen Davis

Guest Speaker

Nicole Stocker

April Vaos

Alyssa Firkus

Anissa Chaudhry

 
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