Small Bugs, Big Science

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Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher ©WCS

Wishing that you could find a way to capture your students’ excitement for the insects, spiders and other multi-legged creatures in the world? In this P-Credit and CTLE course for pre-k and elementary teachers, you will learn how to foster positive attitudes towards the amazing world of insects and the important role they play in the environment and our own lives. Learn how to cover language arts, math, social studies, and life science standards in new hands-on ways. You will explore the biology behind these amazing animals, from life cycles to coloration. We will show you how to make our Bronx Zoo Butterfly Garden an educational exploration, and help you transform classroom activities into a very buggy adventure!

Location: Bronx Zoo
Date & Time: August 12-17, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Price: $250

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For more information about On-Site Professional Development, please contact: teacherinfo@wcs.org or (718) 220-5136


Meet Your Instructor

Anine Booth

Anine Booth has taught children as young as a few months old, to adults who won’t admit their age, and everyone in between. She has a passion for animals and the relationships we have with them. Her goal is to help you see the wonder in the natural world and help you bring that to your classroom in ways that fuel your students’ learning!

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