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Environmental Education Events

29th Annual Energy Fair

06/15/2018 (All day) to 06/17/2018 (All day)
The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) will host the Annual Annual Energy Fair on June 15-17, 2018  in Custer, WI. Join 15,000 people from around the world for a weekend full of hands-on workshops about renewable energy, energy...

Broaden Your Reach Through Birds

06/19/2018 -
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Birds are the most observable wildlife found in all environments including urban, suburban, and rural settings. They offer an excellent tool to engage students in learning, contribute to citizen science, and ignite curiosity and inquiry. During this...

Introduction to Field Investigations

06/24/2018 - 1:00 p.m. to 06/28/2018 - 11:30 a.m.
Trees for Tomorrow is offering workshops to align to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and focused on methods to incorporate outdoor field investigations within your own elementary or middle school classroom! At the end of your stay, leave...

Working Toward a “Three Dimensional” Approach to K-8 Science Learning

07/11/2018 -
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Next Generation Science Standards encourage a multifaceted approach to teaching and learning. This more holistic view also mirrors many of the goals of environmental education, making the environment a great context for learning science. In this...

Introduction to Forestry Education for the K-12 Classroom

07/12/2018 -
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wisconsin’s forests are important to our ecological, economic, and social well-being. This introductory workshop will present principles, activities and techniques to integrate hands-on forestry education into the K-12 science, social studies,...

Citizen Science Workshop for Teachers

07/15/2018 - 1:00 p.m. to 07/18/2018 - 11:00 a.m.
Trees for Tomorrow is offering workshops to connect Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) curriculum to current Citizen Science projects happening around the country and state! Meet the professionals spearheading these innovative science projects...

Disconnect to Reconnect - Building Your Wellness and Wonder through Nature

07/19/2018 -
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The pressures of teaching increase every year with tighter budgets, decreased instructional support, and increased mental health needs of our students. Nature is your prescription for this day. Devices will be tucked away. Phones will be off. Spend...

Energy Curriculum for Real-world STEM Education

07/25/2018 -
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Create authentic inquiry experiences, and increase motivation, through student-led school building energy audits. In this workshop, we’ll explore energy efficiency curriculum and practice using energy audit tools; then connect these activities to...

Energize Your Curriculum with Renewable Energy

07/26/2018 -
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Renewable energy is exciting. Does it work in Wisconsin? Get your students excited about renewable energy and the implications it has for our environment and economy, while exploring potential careers in the energy industry. This workshop provides...

Step Outside and into Engagement: Outdoor Classroom Leadership

07/30/2018 -
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Harness the benefits of the most interactive instruction possible: learning on school grounds, outside the four walls of the classroom. Conducting class outside offers many academic, social, and emotional benefits for students. Studies link outdoor...