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Teacher Workshops

National Aquarium teacher workshops provide instructors from pre-K through grade 12 with the knowledge, curriculum and inspiration needed to bring science to life in their classrooms. Workshops are scheduled at regular intervals throughout the year, and registration is required.

Read on for our current schedule, and contact us at 410-576-3833 with questions or to register.

Upcoming Dates

February 29, 2020: Project WILD

Engage in hands-on, inter-disciplinary activities focusing on wildlife, the environment and conservation. Activities are drawn from the popular Project WILD Curriculum and Activity Guide. This workshop is appropriate for informal and formal educators of K-12 students. Participants receive copies of both the Project WILD and WILD Aquatic Curriculum and Activity Guides. Participants may be eligible to receive 1 MSDE Professional Development Credit.

Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020

Time: 9:30 am to 4 pm

Maximum Participants: 20

Cost: $15 per person (includes Aquarium admission and refreshments. Lunch is not included.)

Registration Deadline: February 14, 2020

April 18, 2020: Project Learning Tree

Investigate environmental education concepts through activities from the Project Learning Tree Activity Guide. Project Learning Tree is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary curriculum for educators of students in grades Pre-K through 8. Participants in this workshop receive a copy of the Project Learning Tree Environmental Education Activity Guide. Participants may be eligible to receive 1 MSDE Professional Development Credit.

Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020

Time: 9:30 am to 4 pm

Maximum Participants: 20

Cost: $20 per person (includes Aquarium admission and refreshments. Lunch is not included.)

Registration Deadline: April 10, 2020

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MSDE Professional Development Credit

Maryland teachers that complete three out of the following four teacher workshops at the National Aquarium or select other sites after October 23, 2012 may receive eligible to receive 1 MSDE Professional Development Credit.

Workshops include:

  • Project WET
  • Project WILD
  • Project Learning Tree
  • WOW! The Wonders of Wetlands

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