January 6, 2020

Highlights:
* Hiking rock outcrops and collecting

* White water rafting (Class IV rapids)
* Mining history (underground mine tour; largest pump in North America)
* Menominee area geology (volcanic, tectonic, faulting, minerals)
* Erosional features (oxbow lakes, river meanders, drumlin fields)
* New Back Forty Mine under development (metal sulfides; environment, hydrology)

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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 schools and community groups. Judges represented various organizations from around Milwaukee including Milwaukee Area Science Advocates, Reflo Sustainable Water Solut...

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 provides grants up to $1,000 to cover transportation, park-related fees, stewardship supplies, or anything else students believe would enhance their experience. The d...

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 Earth Science visits Door County and Niagara EscarpmentWhat a fantastic day we all had as we enjoyed the geology and environmental issues of the Niagara Escarpment...

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 and recordings for each year are below, starting with the most recent book study.    View Books      Sign up link 

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 implementing science with little people as a resource for our elementary members. 

  • BRING A COLLEAGUE: Every high school or middle school teacher registering for the...

July 24, 2019

UWM Field Station Director, Dr. Gretchen Meyer, will teach a two-day class about Aquatic Invertebrates on August 2 & 3.  Participants will visit nearby ponds, streams and rivers to collect aquatic invertebrates, bring them back to the lab and learn how to identify them.  Register for the adult education course at the UWM Field Station website.  Couple spots available.

UWM Field Station

3095 Blue Goose Road

Saukville, WI...

June 11, 2019

July 22 – July 26, 2019
Conserve School, Land ‘O Lakes, Wisconsin

Green Schools National Network and Conserve School invite you and your students to a week of service and learning in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Throughout the week, participants will explore our relationship with the land and how it has evolved over time. We will investigate Science, Stewardship and Storytelling through Ecological Knowledge, Indigenous Knowledg...

May 20, 2019

Moosewatch for Educators is a unique field experience in support of the ecological study of wolves and moose at Isle Royale National Park. Educators will receive the technical instruction needed to participate as a member of a backcountry research team.

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