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.
GLOBE 2017 – Elementary School (K-6 grades)
March 25 and 26, 2017 (registration has passed)
9:00-4:30 each day
Elkhorn Slough Reserve
GLOBE's elementary science program provides an accessible platform for teaching hands-on science, inquiry, observation, and data collection.
This 2-day field and classroom workshop for K-6 teachers will address scientific topics relating to the atmosphere (weather), biosphere (landcover), and pedosphere (soils). Teachers will become certified GLOBE teachers and their school will become part of the GLOBE community with their own web page. Space is limited to the first 16 teachers who enroll.
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.