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The Schiele Museum of Natural History & Planetarium, 1500 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA The Schiele Museum of Natural History & Planetarium, 1500 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA Extension Forestry 2 months ago
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Description: Project Learning Tree K-8 Workshop
November 17, 2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Schiele Museum
Gastonia, NC 

To Register: Contact Lana DuPont at 704-854-6676 or LanaD@cityofgastonia.com. Please have contact and payment information ready.
Workshop Fee: $15 Schiele Museum Members / $20 Nonmembers
Admission to the museum and light snacks included
Registration Deadline: November 12, 2018

Join classroom and nonformal educators as we explore activities in the Project Learning Tree K-8 Curriculum Guide! Every participant will leave the workshop with the activity guide containing 96 activities, provided free of charge to participants through support from the NC Forestry Association. CEU renewal credits are available. This workshop qualifies for Criteria I or II in the EE Certification Program. Please bring a bag lunch and dress to be comfortable indoors and out.

Participants will learn about the materials through direct engagement in the PLT activities throughout the workshop, as well gaining confidence and skills for using outdoor learning environments through exploration of the museum's outdoor learning environment. Please make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone, and cancel in a timely manner if your plans change.

Correlations: The K-8 Activity Guide includes 96 activities correlated to the NC Standard Course of Study and Essential Standards, as well as high school Biology and Earth & Environmental Sciences. More information on correlations can be discovered at https://forestry.ces.ncsu.edu/ncplt-correlations/.
Nov 17 2018

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March 7, 2019: 7-9 PM  Identifying and Managing Woodland Threats, learn about forest health with emphasis on a few basic pest principles, model example of each threat, and some simple practices to help ensure your woodland remains healthy and productive.

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Anson - https://anson.ces.ncsu.edu
Cherokee - https://cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Clay - https://clay.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cleveland - https://cleveland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cumberland - https://cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Franklin - https://franklin.ces.ncsu.edu/
Harnett - https://harnett.ces.ncsu.edu/
Lee - https://lee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Mitchell - https://mitchell.ces.ncsu.edu/
Moore - https://moore.ces.ncsu.edu/
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Pitt - https://pitt.ces.ncsu.edu/
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