Tuesday, July 29, 2003
Summer Workshop For Teachers
USDA-ARS, U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory
2001 South Rock Road
Ft. Pierce, FL 34945
tel. (772) 462-5914; fax 462-5986
1. Your Name _________________________________________________________________________
2. Email address _______________________________________________________________________
3. School name ________________________________________________________________________
4. School address ______________________________________________________________________
5. Grade(s) taught __________
6. Order of preference of workshops to attend (1- most, 6-least)
___ 1. Project Food, Land & People: educational resources and approaches to learning that help educators and students in grades PreK-12 to understand relationships between agriculture, environment, and people. Participants will learn to use FLP curricula to meet Sunshine State Standards through hands-on activities.
___ 2. Using mud dauber wasp nests for teaching ecological concepts.
___ 3. WOWBugs! These insects bring to life science instruction a winning combination of fascinating life history and behavior few students have ever seen, coupled with excellent and comprehensive educational materials.
___ 4. Using an important regional insect pest, the Diaprepes root weevil, as a core project used to teach biology, social studies, language arts, math, and science.
___ 5. Demonstration of a free CD containing a basic entomology curriculum now under development by St. Lucie County Extension and the University of Florida.
___ 6. Curricula developed to comply with Sunshine State standards in 7 sections: Introduction to Insects; Arthropods; Insect Bodies; Growth & Development; Classification & Identification; Insects & the Environment; Insects & Humans.