Washington College Center for Environment & Society
2016 Catalog of Professional Development Modules (PDM)
For K-‐12 Formal & Informal Educators of All Disciplines
Aligned with MD Environmental Literacy & Next Generation Science Standards
Research Boats, kayaks, canoes, and hiking are used to transit water bodies across the park limits, using observation and sampling devices to characterize the different habitats and bring “intimacy” between the park and its’ educators. This PDM may extend over two days.
Educators learn how to use handheld GPSes, computer based maps and online tools to create virtual and real fieldtrips incorporating learning objectives and story telling tied to local landmarks.