Wild World of Plants Educator Training


88 Commercial Street
Manchester, NH 03101
United States

Training Dates: Jan 27 & Feb 10, 4:00 - 6:00, In-person @ UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH 03101

Examine and explore a plant’s growth from seeds to flowers. Design a container maze and observe how plants grow inside a maze of sunlight. Educators will directly experience a sequence of activities that illustrate the wonders of the plant life cycle. Workshop participants will gain confidence with fundamental botany concepts and teaching approaches to actively engage young students with several NGSS science practices, including asking questions, collecting observations, and analyzing and interpreting data. Wild World of Plants is a 5-lesson curriculum designed for learners in grades 2nd-4th and aligned with NGSS Life Science PEs. Copies of the lessons will be made available to all workshop participants.

Registration fee is $25. Register by 1/25/2022. No cost for current 4-H STEM Docents or 4-H Volunteers.

If you are a current 4-H STEM Docent OR 4-H volunteer and would like to register for this training, please contact Megan.Glenn@unh.edu.

If you would like information regarding scholarships for the workshop or are interested in becoming a 4-H STEM Docent volunteer, please contact Megan Glenn, megan.glenn@unh.edu, 603-641-4391