NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

Bringing Education to You

Course Descriptions

ND Habitat/PLT/WILD

EDUC 2000

This is an educational workshop for teachers, environmental educators, or anyone that works with youth.  The five North Dakota Habitats (Wetlands, Badlands, Prairie, Woodlands and Riparian) will be studied including their location, plants and animals and the importance of each habitat.  The North Dakota Habitats, Project Learning Tree, and Project WILD curriculum will be used as textbooks for this course. The course is suitable for both elementary and secondary teachers.  The workshop will be fun and fast paced with many hands-on activities educators can use in their classrooms, discussion of classroom and curriculum integration, and walking field trips, weather permitting.  All supplies will be  provided. 

Objectives:

Teachers will be able to:

  • instruct their students on environmental education curriculum by using hands-on activities
  • teach them HOW to think about environmental issues, not WHAT to think.
  • become better stewards to the environment and will improve our world. 

Required Student Resources:

All text and materials will be provided by North Dakota Game and Fish and North Dakota Forest Service.