Georgia Association

of Marine Education

Upcoming events

    • 11 May 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • UGA Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411
    Register

    UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant and GAME are excited to offer Educator Certification in Flying Wild. Flying WILD is a Project WILD conservation education curriculum for middle-school students sponsored in Georgia by the Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division. This guide is a great resource for both the formal and non-formal educator!

    Cost: $15 (includes a copy of "Flying Wild: An Educator's Guide to Celebrating Birds").

    GAME is pleased to offer discounted registration fees for all current members. Join us to receive 15% off this registration.

    Flying WILD introduces middle-school students to bird conservation through school bird festivals and hands-on classroom activities. Flying WILD helps teachers by providing interdisciplinary, standards-based lessons that engage students in real-world learning. By participating in Flying WILD activities, students will gain opportunities to learn and lead. Half of the activities in Flying WILD are designed to involve students as leaders.Service learning is also an essential part of Flying WILD. The Flying WILD guide includes suggestions, instructions, and resources for doing service leaning activities, such as conducting a school bird festival and participating in habitat improvement projects. Flying WILD has the potential to help capture the hearts and minds of middle-school students in Georgia by harnessing their natural fascination with birds.


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