Boise WaterShed is a regional host of Project WET workshops. Project WET's mission is to reach children, teachers and community members of the world with education that promotes awareness of water and empowers community action to solve complex water issues.
Education activities are aligned with NGSS Science Standards and Idaho Content Standards and are focused on the following core ideas:
- Water has unique physical and chemical characteristics.
- Water is essential for all life to exist.
- Water Connects all Earth systems.
- Water is a natural resource.
- Water resources are managed.
- Water resources exist within social and cultural constructs.
COST: $40 (Payable to City of Boise); $60 (Payable to BSU) one-credit course fee, optional
REGISTER: Phone - 208-608-7300 | E-mail - BW@cityofboise.org
DEC 1-2, 2017 | PROJECT WET SNOW SCIENCE
Dec. 1 - 4:30 - 9:00 p.m.; Boise WaterShed
Dec. 2 - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Bogus Basin Nordic Lodge
Description: Learn about the science of snow and winter ecology concepts as you participate in indoor and outdoor activities. Tentatively, we will snowshoe at Bogus Basin on Saturday.
JAN. 27, 2018 |BASIC PROJECT WET HYBRID COURSE
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Boise WaterShed
Description:Through on-line and in-person learning, participants will walk away with information, lesson plans and motivation to teach about local water resources.
JUNE 5-6, 2018 | FOCUS ON LITERATURE WTIH WILD, WET and PLT
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Idaho Fish and Game Trophy Room, Boise
Description: Explore environmental themes using Project WET, WILD and Learning Tree activities and children’s literature.
JUNE 12, 2018 | PROJECT WET EARLY LEARNERS
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Boise WaterShed
Description: In this new course, participants will learn and participate in early childhood activities from the new guide Getting Little Feet WET. Recommended for Pre-K-2nd grade teachers.