Teacher Open House & Workshops
Join us to learn more about what the Zoo has to offer, or learn more about curricula you can use in your classroom.Check our website often for dates, times and prices. Prior reservation is required; space is limited. If you have questions or have a group of teachers who would like to schedule a workshop, please contact Suzanne Zgraggen or call (801) 584-4551.
Cost: $30 per person
Attend a fun-filled and interactive educator training, with hands-on experiences in conducting activities and implementing the Project WILD program. Ideal for teachers, environmental educators, school administrators, after-school program staff, and youth group/service organization leaders. You will receive the Project WILD educator's guide, plus resource materials and more. Credit is available for the training: 0.5 credit from USOE.
November 10, 2012 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
February 23, 2013 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
June 8, 2013 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
July 1, 2013 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
September 7, 2013 9:00 AM – 3:00 PMNovember 9, 2013 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Utah Master Naturalist Program
Cost: $200 per module; 3 hours USU credit available for an additional $90.
Three different modules are available: Mountains, Deserts, and Watersheds. Each Master Naturalist module consists for forty hours of instruction, 50+ percent of which is spent in the field. Curriculum and classroom ideas are included. The mission of the Utah Master Naturalist Program is to develop a corps of well-informed professionals and volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service promoting citizen stewardship of natural and cultural resources within their communities.
Dates: please check Utah Master Naturalist for class schedules. Modules are five full days each.
Climate Stewards Workshop
This exciting new workshop funded by Rio Tinto and The Ocean Project introduces teachers to our new Climate Care curriculum and kit. Climate Care compares Utah’s habitats to the Arctic, and has fun activities and lessons about the climate, animals and plants of those regions. These kits will be placed in 16 northern Utah districts this year, and the workshop is free to teachers from participating districts. Call 801-584-4551now for more information or to sign up!
Date: January 26, 2012 9:00 am -3:00 pm