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The Water Coalition of Santa Cruz County sponsors a variety of workshops for Santa Cruz County residents. These workshops cover water-saving techniques and conservation principles to help preserve and protect our most valuable resource. For more information and to register for workshops, search on the calendar links below.
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K-12 Water Education Workshop: Connecting real life to Science, History-Social Science, and Common Core ELA
March 25, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm$10.00
Teaching to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), Common Core (CCSS) and History Standards and can be achieved with the California Education and the Environment Initiative Curriculum (EEI) and the Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) Curriculum and Activity Guide. Join us for this engaging workshop for K-12 teachers at the County Office of Education.
Project WET: K-12th grade activity guide that specializes in interdisciplinary, hands-on lessons about water. Revised full color edition with online activities and correlations to NGSS and Common Cores standards. http://www.projectwet.org California EEI: This California State Board of Education approved K-12th grade curriculum uses environmental topics to teach Science and History-Social Science standards. All units also include new correlations to CCSS for English Language Arts and Next Generation Science Standards. All workshop attendees will receive free EEI class sets. http://www.CaliforniaEEI.org
Other Curricula provided:
Watershed Cruzin’: An Activity Guide to Santa Cruz County Watersheds teaches classroom and field-based science activities for 4th-12th grades to help students explore their local watersheds.
Our Water Works in Santa Cruz County, An Activity Book About Our Fresh Water Resources: Through activities, drawings, poetry and math problems, this booklet tells the Santa Cruz County water story. Watershed map included.
The workshop costs $10 and includes lunch and curricula. Make payment payable to: Soquel Creek Water District and mail to: Soquel Creek Water District, Attn: Vai Campbell 5180 Soquel Dr. Soquel, CA 95073
Optional 0.6 continuing education credit available from CSU San Marcos for $20.