Funding may be available for program costs and transportation if your school is unable to cover these costs. Please fill out a scholarship application if interested in this opportunity. Scholarship selection is based on need, school funding status, and demographics. Click here for Scholarship Application.
Purchase a Junior Duck Stamp Calendar today, and support CWA's educational programs in California schools! Calendars consist of K-12 grade student winning art from the Federal Junior Duck Stamp Program and Art Contest. Funds go directly to education for student materials and supplies and assist in field trip scholarships for schools.
$10 (tax and shipping included)
To purchase a calendar, please call us at 916-648-1406 X 101 or X 102. Online purchasing will be up and running soon.
Borrow our Wild About Wetlands teacher kits filled with hands-on lessons (see below) and all materials needed to complete the lessons in your class. These kits are best for 4th-6th grade classes and use a wetland theme to teach science, math, language arts and social science content standards. Lessons can be adapted to younger and older students. There is a 3-4 week loan period for kits.. To check out a kit, please contact Sabreena Britt, Education Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (916) 648-1406 ext. 102.
Some of the lessons from the kits for your review or use on your own:
CWA hosts teacher workshops on how to use the Wild About Wetlands kits and introduces a variety of the WAW lessons to teachers. Find out about upcoming workshops or request a workshop by contacting, Sabreena Britt, Education Coordinator at email@example.com or (916) 648-1406 ext. 102
The Federal Junior Duck Stamp Program has a curriculum for teachers to use in the classroom. It is focused on wetland and waterfowl conservation and hits state, national and EEI standards. It is designed for grades 5-8 with adaptations for K-4 and 9-12. It is free and accessible here for teachers: http://www.fws.gov/juniorduck/curriculum/educatorsguide.html
California's Central Valley Habitat Joint Venture has compiled three levels of curriculum related to waterfowl and wetlands for their Habitat Fun Packs. The packs are complete, and only need to be downloaded and printed below. They are sectioned in K-3, 4-6, and Junior High-High School and cover science, math, language arts, art, and music. Click the packs below to access the fun packs for each grade group.
CREEC- California Regional Environmental Education Community
Online Education- Maximizing the Learning Experience
SNWR- Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Sustainability: Hidden Costs Series- Videos about minimizing consumption and living environmentally friendly