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.



Growing Up WILD, Project WILD, and Project WILD Aquatic

Attend a fun-filled and interactive educator training, with hands-on experiences in conducting activities and implementing the WILD programs. Ideal for teachers, environmental educators, school administrators, after-school program staff, and youth group/service organization leaders. You will receive an educator’s guide, resource materials and more. Growing Up WILD is focused on preK-2 learners, Project WILD and Project WILD Aquatic are for grades K-12.

Do you have a group of teachers who would like a workshop? Contact Suzanne Zgraggen or call 801-584-4551 for more information.


MasterNaturalistUtah Master Naturalist Program

Cost: $175 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.


Planting “SEEd”s of Conservation

$20 per person

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Are you a 6th or 7th grade teacher who wants ideas for the new SEEd standards? During this one-day workshop, you’ll explore how to connect the new standards and phenomenon based learning with the natural world. The workshop will feature in-the-field science and Zoo conservation programs you can use to attract your students to the world of science.

Participants in the workshop will engage in relevant inquiry investigations that are connected to the SEEd standards using the Zoo’s science-based conservation programs and living classroom to gain knowledge and ideas. Lessons are flexible, allowing teachers to adjust for their students’ abilities. This workshop will also show you how to use the Zoo as a teaching resource and the many tools we can provide you to enhance learning in your classroom.  Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes as you will be spending time on Zoo grounds.

July 20                                     8:00 AM – 3:00 PM


CI – Water

Science teachers for grades 6 to 12 are invited to participate in this two-hour professional development workshop designed to introduce CI – Water science and modeling resources into the science curriculum.

This workshop introduces you a resource kit to engage students in hands-on science with water. You’ll explore the models, water sampling materials and more. Contact Kelly Gallo to schedule a training for your group.

 

 

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