Memphis Botanic Garden offers several science and nature-based teachers' workshops throughout the year.
These workshops are designed to supply educators with knowledge, curriculum, and resources for exciting hands-on activities. Workshops include Project Wild, Project Wet, Nature Explore, Project Learning Tree, Early Childhood, and more.
All workshops help educators meet multi-disciplinary standards, while incorporating an appreciation and understanding of our world.
Each year, we also host a Teacher Preview Night, to give our educators a taste of what programs we'll be offering over the coming academic year. This is a great opportunity to plan your field trip schedules so you can get those requests in early. It is also a relaxing way to get to know other educators and share a fun evening out at the Garden!
For information on upcoming workshops, call Gina Harris, 901-636-4110, or email@example.com.
Program Preview Night
Wednesday, August 31st 4:00-6:00
A field trip just for you! Enjoy refreshments and complimentary cocktail as you explore activity stations that will highlight a variety of our educational programs. Register for fabulous door prizes including a free outreach program! Free with your school I.D. Registration required by Aug. 29. To register email gina. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Project WET, K-8 educators
Tuesday, November 22 9:00 - 3:00
Join us for this hands on professional workshop that includes the Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0, which gives educators engaging tools for integrating water education into many subjects. We will sample a variety of these activities as well as learn about the Wolf River watershed, and local and global water issues. Though this workshop is designed for local educators, it is open to anyone who is interested in attending! This workshop is free and generously sponsored by Buckman and presented by Wolf River Conservancy and Memphis Botanic Garden. Registration required by Monday, Nov. 14.
Outdoor Classrooms: where learning comes naturally!
Friday, March 3rd 9:00-12:00
At this workshop teachers will learn how to add easy outdoor elements to your campus. Discover easy and exciting ways to incorporate the outdoors into your daily lessons. Come away with a multitude of ideas about getting kids excited about being outside and taking ownership of a natural space.