The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has set its summer schedule of conservation workshops for educators.
National Archery in the Schools – June 3-4, Bismarck. Workshop participants are provided the fundamentals to teach archery in grades 4-12, either indoors or outdoors, and will be able to implement an archery unit in the classroom, and as an after-school activity. A preregistration fee of $10 is required. Register by calling Jeff Long at 701-328-6322.
Habitats of North Dakota – June 10-11, Minot. Designed for teachers, environmental educators and anyone who works with youth. Wetlands, badlands, prairie, woodlands and riparian habitats are studied.
Visual Arts Approach to Teaching Life Science – June 25-26, Bismarck. Participants will experiment with clay, water, pastel and colored pencil, while emphasizing North Dakota resources, environment and wildlife.
Science Resources for Elementary Educators – July 9-10, Bismarck. This workshop provides participants with an overview of resources available to educators, including Wildlife of North Dakota, Elementary Aquatic Education, and Habitats of North Dakota.
Registration information for habitats, visual arts or science resources workshops is available by visiting the University of North Dakota website, http://educators.und.edu/workshops/index.cfm, or by calling Sherry Niesar at 701-527-3714.