Free Water Quality Teacher Workshop for 3rd – 6th Grade Educators

Workshop participants in the field.

All Clackamas County 3rd through 6th grade teachers are invited to attend a free water quality workshop. This hand-on workshop will be held on Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 8:30a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Teachers will meet at Clackamas County Water Environment Services in Oregon City for this fun filled and informative day of water quality testing and the science behind the kits. The workshop is sponsored by the Clackamas County Water Education Team.

Teachers will discover new, exciting, and relevant ways to make science come alive in the classroom and in the field. Using the Clackamas watershed as the context for learning, this water quality workshop emphasizes a multi-disciplinary and inquiry-based approach to teaching.

Teacher participants will receive:

  • A comprehensive watershed quality testing curriculum correlated to Next Generation Science Standards
  • Free access to water quality testing kits for all activities
  • Field trip reimbursement opportunities
  • Free Professional Development Units certificate
  • Renewed confidence in teaching science!

Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Workshop includes time in the classroom AND in the field.

For more information and to register for this workshop, please email Christine Hollenbeck or contact her by phone at 503-723-3511. Deadline to apply is June 24, 2017.

Learn the ins and outs of water quality testing.

The Clackamas County Water Education Team (CWET) is a regional partnership working together to improve the health of our valuable watersheds within Clackamas County. These community groups and local agencies promote programs and resources that address watersheds, water quality, water conservation, micro-watersheds, drinking water, salmon life-cycle and habitat, enhancement, restoration, and stewardship.

This water quality workshop is made possible by the following members of the Clackamas County Water Education Team:

Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District
Clackamas Community College Environmental Learning Center
Clackamas County Water Environment Services
Clackamas River Basin Council
Clackamas River Water Providers
Gray Family Foundation
National Wildlife Federation
Oak Lodge Water Services
Oregon Zoo
OSU Extension Service – Clackamas County

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Clackamas SWCD