EcoRise: Cultivating Environmental Stewardship and Student Innovation: Houston, TX, Harris County Department of Education Science Center, Thursday, 19. September 2019

Re-imagine your campus as a laboratory for applied sustainability education! Explore how EcoRise K-12 TEKS aligned curriculum, resources, and classroom grant funds can be used to increase student engagement and cultivate eco-literacy and student innovation on your campus in a variety of contents. This hands-on training will provide a deep dive into our curriculum and Eco-Audit Grant resources, and will allow you to explore and experience the resources that are most relevant to you.
This training is free and open to current public or private K-12 educators in and around the Houston area. The first ten educators to register (and attend the training) will recieve a $100 gift card courtesy of Target at the completion of the training.
Schedule*
9:00-11:30am: Explore our Sustainable Intelligence Curriculum through hands-on activities and dedicated planning time so that you can find lessons that align with your own scope and sequence. 
11:30-12:30p: Lunch Provided by Green Mountain Energy
12:30-3:30pm: Experience our Design Thinking curriculum through a sustainability-themed design challenge. You'll walk away with dozens of easy-to-implement design activities that you can use with your own students to empower them to design impactful solutions to sustainability challenges that foster critcal thinking skills and collaboration. We will also review how to apply for an Eco-Audit Grant and present examples of successful student projects.

**EcoRise Teacher Training and lunch is made possible through our partnership with Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.

DIRECTIONS:
This workshop will be held in HCDE’s Science Center, which is located inside the surface parking lot across from the main building at 6300 Irvington Blvd.  Irvington is the only exit off N. Loop 610 between I-45 and the Hardy Toll road. (Google Maps link - )   The Science Center is located in the surface parking lot across Caplin Street from the main building.  Drive to the back of the surface parking lot and make a left.
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Thursday, 19. September 2019, Harris County Department of Education Science Center, EcoRise: Cultivating Environmental Stewardship and Student Innovation: Houston, TX

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