January 6, 2020

* Hiking rock outcrops and collecting

* White water rafting (Class IV rapids)
* Mining history tour;        
* Menominee area geology 
* Erosional features 
* New Back Forty Mine under development 

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December 28, 2019

 Science Strikes Back uniquely positions students alongside other community members and scientists to present research on local community issues and individual passions. We had over 200 people in attendance last year with almost 40 projects submitted from various schoo...

December 15, 2019

National Park Trust's annual Kids to Parks Day National School Contest empowers students to plan their own educational park experience. Open to all Title I students (40% of students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch)  in grades PreK through 12, this contest provi...

November 18, 2019

Laboratory Safety and Legal Prudence: Meeting the "Duty of Care" 


by Dr. Kenneth Roy, NSTA Chief Safety Compliance Consultant/Chief NSTA Safety Blogger, NSELA Safety Compliance Officer, Director of Environmental Health and Chemical Safety (Glastonbury Public Schoo...

November 9, 2019

Plan your fall 2020

WESTA was invited by the Michigan Earth Science Teachers Association to join them and promote their Geology field trip next summer to visit the Back 40 mine area of the UP.   

Review our field experience 2019 

Field Experience in Wisconsin Ea...

November 9, 2019

Each year DPI partners with the Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers to support a virtual book study. We aim to connect educators, learn together, and support teachers who are applying for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching. Resources a...

September 26, 2019

Laboratory Safety and Legal Prudence: Dr. Key Roy, NSTA Chief Safety Compliance ConsultantDr. Key Roy, NSTA Chief Safety Compliance Consultant

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September 18, 2019

WOW! I can't believe it is already time to invite you to the second year of the NEW SciN Science Network meetings! I heard what you said last year. 

  • ELEMENTARY SUPPORT: This year we will have an elementary National Board Certified Teacher with expertise in implement...

July 24, 2019

Wisconsin Earth Science Teachers Association (WESTA) will promote Earth Science education and provide professional development opportunities for educators from throughout the state of Wisconsin.

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