For Teachers: Courses At The Zoo

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR WORKSHOPS

Preschool through second-grade teachers
Program Fee: $20 (includes admission & parking)
Program Time: 9:30 – Noon

Early Childhood Educator WorkshopsEarly-childhood teachers can learn fun ways to present animal units to their students during this 2½-hour class. This workshop includes: animal background information, classroom station ideas, project samples and a Zoo tour. (Registry-approved training certificates provided.) To register, call (414) 258-5058 or download a registration form.

The workshops offered are:

Australian Animals

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Animal Locomotion

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Reptiles

Saturday, February 8, 2014 FULL

UWM CREDIT COURSES AT THE ZOO

Learn techniques to develop study units and how to use the Zoo as a teaching resource.  The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offers one-credit courses at the Zoo. Courses include Zoo tours. Teachers can earn undergraduate or graduate credit. Course time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Call UWM Outreach, (414) 229-5255, for information and registration. One course is taught each semester.

Endangered Species

June 15 & 16, 2013 (Saturday & Sunday)
Course time:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.             
Learn information and techniques to develop study units about endangered species. We’ll teach you how to use the Zoo as a teaching resource.

Study of the World’s Predators & Carnivores

October 12 & 13, 2013 (Saturday & Sunday)
Course time:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Delve into the world of flesh eaters. Through tours, discussions, and activities, this course will dispel myths and explore the facts about diverse groups of carnivorous animals.

Animal Habitats & Adaptations

April 12 & 13, 2014 (Saturday & Sunday)
Course time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Dates may change for this course.

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