Each year the Elkhorn Slough Reserve hosts nearly 4,000 school students who come to explore the wetlands and oak woodlands, learn about nature, and discover the tiny life found in a drop of water. The Elkhorn Slough Reserve is a living laboratory waiting to be explored!
The Elkhorn Slough Reserve Education Program is committed to preparing tomorrow’s environmental leaders by providing them with the knowledge and understanding of the wonderful connectedness of the world they inhabit.
Explore professional development workshops and teaching resources available to help prepare you to bring your students to the Elkhorn Slough Reserve.
December 10-11, 2016
Elkhorn Slough Reserve GLOBE Workshop
A 2-day field and classroom workshop that focuses on developing lessons around hydrology, meteorology, and soil data. Teachers will leave with a personalized website for students to upload data. For middle and high school teachers only. A spring 2017 workshop will be offered for elementary school teachers.
Space is limited to the first 16 teachers who enroll, a waitlist will be kept. Find out more...
There are 3 ways to bring your students to the Elkhorn Slough Reserve:
RESERVE RESOURCES FOR THE CLASSROOM
Unable to bring your students to the Reserve? Bring the Reserve to them!
Check out any one of the many educational kits available or access on-line resources to enrich your classroom learning of environmental topics such watersheds, wetlands, adaptation, and explore math and language arts concepts through the environmental lens.