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Thursday, February 23
 

9:00am

Tower Garden - Growing Young Minds
A Tower Garden is an aeroponic growing system that is capable of growing types of vegetables indoors throughout the year. Tower Gardens are an incredible addition to any classroom atmosphere. The attachable lights and water pump help to set the tone for a stimulating and calm environment. Equipped for continuous growing abilityTower Gardens encourage children to learn and explore at their own pace

Speakers

Thursday February 23, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Forum Red Deer College

12:30pm

A Forest in the Palm in Your Hand: 21st Century Learners and Forest Education
How do you bring forest education to life when you can't bring your students to a forest? Our mini boreal backgrounder will firmly plant you in the current state of Alberta's forests, including making an all-important connection to climate change. Then, we'll showcase a few ways teachers across the province can bring forests into the classroom through project-based learning.

Speakers
avatar for Andre Morson

Andre Morson

Educator, Inside Education
avatar for Laura Pekkola

Laura Pekkola

Education Team Lead, Inside Education
Inside Education, an Alberta-based non-profit education society dedicated to supporting teachers, inspiring students and creating a province of informed stewards of natural resources and the environment.


Thursday February 23, 2017 12:30pm - 1:45pm
B501

2:15pm

Five Minute Field Trips
Environmental education is cross-curricular by its nature and is a great vehicle for students to apply skills in real-world contexts. This session profiles “Five Minute Field Trips”, a ‘greatest hits’ compendium of experienced environmental educators’ favorite activities. Explore the many different ways you can use your schoolyard for different learning experiences. We'll learn by doing!

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Worobec

Kathy Worobec

Alberta Council for Environmental Education
Kathy Worobec is ACEE’s Senior Education Advisor and joined ACEE in 2012. She leads ACEE's work on K-12 curriculum redesign, coordinates ACEE's Alberta Green Schools, leads our capacity building for environment and energy education, and creates and delivers many of our education... Read More →


Thursday February 23, 2017 2:15pm - 3:30pm
2301 Red Deer College