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Environmental Education Events

CANCELED: Solar Energy Using Your School's Solar Dashboard

04/07/2020 - 6:00 p.m. to 04/08/2020 - 3:00 p.m.
Use a solar resource to engage students and drive teaching and learning with relevant experiences. Solar electric systems can be used in math, science, and social studies lessons to analyze data and explore how utilization of renewable energy...

Discovering Energy in Nature

04/17/2020 -
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
You’ve likely heard that bringing your classroom outdoors can be an effective way to teach. According to the Children and Nature Network, there are numerous reasons for taking students outside: Nature enhances academic achievement, improves student...

Earth Day Teach-In

04/22/2020 (All day)
Join us for an Earth Day teach-in! The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has teamed up with the Department of Natural Resources, the Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education, and the Wisconsin Green Schools Network to design a series of...

Arbor Day - 2020

04/24/2020 (All day)
The Arbor Day movement began in the 1800s to promote conservation and beautification of the environment. Arbor Day is a Wisconsin School Observance Day and national observance day to encourage people to plant and care for trees. Observed in...

Water Health and the Forest Connection

05/08/2020 -
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Water health and forest ecosystems go hand-in-hand, and school forests provide many opportunities for engaging students in learning about their environment. Whether in urban environments or the north woods, water is directly linked to trees and...

Play and Wonder in Nature

05/16/2020 (All day)
Join CESA 7 and Wisconsin Green Schools Network to explore how outdoor play and nature-based learning enriches the whole child, as well as your teaching experience. Venture outside to explore ways to adapt lessons to incorporate play-based learning...

Energize Your Curriculum with Renewable Energy

06/30/2020 -
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This workshop offers hands-on activities, class discussions, and classroom-based applications to help analyze energy information and create strategies and techniques to enhance students' understanding of renewable energy. Participants will explore...

BioEnergy Education

07/13/2020 -
9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  BioEnergy is exciting! Does it work in Wisconsin? Get your students excited about renewable energy from biomass resources and the implications it has for our environment and economy, while exploring potential careers in the energy industry. This...

Inquiry Outdoors Summer Institute

07/21/2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 07/23/2020 - 3:00 p.m.
DPI will again partner with the Wisconsin Green Schools Network to host an 3-day summer institute for teachers July 21-23 in Trego to take inquiry outdoors. This event has been called "summer camp for teachers!" Join us for a professional...