Designed for upper elementary Baltimore City educators. Priority given to grade 5 educators.
Throughout this five-day course, teachers will be immersed in Chesapeake Bay ecology from local environmental education resources to the culture of life on Smith Island, Maryland. Hands-on, field-based investigations will cover the core ecology and sustainability content in the Baltimore City Public Schools' fifth grade “Save the Bay” unit as they gain a comprehensive understanding of the Chesapeake Bay Program's Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience model.
Length & Location: 5 congruent course days; 2 local investigation days, 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Smith Island Environmental Education Program. This course also includes a 3-hour orientation session and a 2-hour post-course session.
Cost: Refundable $50 registration fee.
Credit: This course qualifies for 3 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits from MSDE for Maryland teachers. Baltimore City Public Schools awards 3 AUs for successful completion of all coure requirements.
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