Exploring the Ecology of the Bay through Creating Art

Start Date:
Monday, July 6, 2020
End Date:
Friday, July 10, 2020

Open to all educators grades k-12.   
How can we deepen our understanding of ecological issues through creating art? Throughout this week-long course, we will use art as a tool to inform our studies of the Chesapeake Bay. Teachers will discover educational resources in their local area and across the watershed. We will delve into the varied connections between art, nature, culture, and history. From the remarkable crafts that helped construct our region to the artful STEAM integrations propelling us into the future, creativity will be the theme of the week. The natural world will be studied in a way that promotes inspiration in each participant, and in turn, their students and community. The entire course will be conducted virtually and is open to all educators, no previous art training required. 

Length & Location: 5 days, virtual                                    
Cost: $50
Credit:Maryland teachers are eligible for 3 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits for successful course completion. Virginia teachers are eligible for documentation of 45 contact hours for successful course completion. Pennsylvania teachers are eligible for 30 Act 48 credits for successful course completion.

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