Educators of children grades 3-6 in Delaware and Otsego Counties can apply for enrollment in the 2013 Audubon Adventures curriculum materials program between now and November 15, 2012.
If you are interested in this opportunity for your classroom use or for an elementary level after-school program, please contact Education Committee Chair Susan O’Handley, as soon as possible, but no later than November 15.
Please Note: In past years, we have been able to identify sponsors to provide full funding for this program for interested educators. This funding is not guaranteed, but DOAS will work to provide either full or partial funding for all new participants to the program.
Past funding has been generously provided by the Oneonta Federated Garden Club. Thank you!
Explore the Natural World With Your Class: Audubon Adventures Classroom Kits
Now you can bring the natural world into your classroom and connect kids to the environment. Designed for teachers and students in grades 3 – 5, Audubon Adventures offers top quality nonfiction material from the environmental experts at the National Audubon Society.
With captivating hands-on activities, students learn that we all have a personal stake in the health of the environment and play an important role in its preservation and improvement.
New for 2013: Sharing Our Earth!
This classroom kit can be used across the curriculum and offers correlations to Common Core Standards and National Science Education Standards PLUS student assessment material.
Student Magazine—You will receive 4 separate magazine sets (32 of each). Each set has vibrant photos and lively illustrations that bring the natural world to life right in your classroom. This year’s titles:
- Sharing Our Shores
- Be a Friend to Birds
- World of the Forest
- Grasslands: A Prairie Tale
Educator Resource Materials to help you easily navigate your way through each topic and present the material to students in an appealing way. You will receive 4 stand-alone Educator’s Guides, one for each magazine.
- Step-by-step teaching plan for the topic
- Instructions for hands-on activities with easy-to-remove reproducible pages
- Background facts and information
- Student assessment pages
- Plus – each manual contains glossary words, recommended resources, and assessment materials.