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 5 only. To register for the full week click here.
Day 5: Earth Processes and Human Impact, Natural and Historic Preservation
Investigate why the unique ecosystems and geology of Fort Sheridan support diverse species. Learn the complex history of this former military base andimportant role of historic preservation in showcasing a more complete view of the history of an area.
For more details visit the Summer 2022 Teacher Institute website.