Watershed Investigations: NRWA Summer PDP Course for Teachers

Looking for teachers, grades K thru 5, who want to explore water and land science through hands-on, outdoor science experiences led by Nashua River Watershed Association educators. This summer, earn professional development credit during NRWA’s “Watershed Investigations” two-day seminars:

July 9 & 10, 2019, 8:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. for teachers grades K-2

July 11 & 12, 2019, 8:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. for teachers grades 3-5

Teachers will utilize the Nashua River Watershed Investigations publication to practice lessons based on the 2016 MA Science and Technology Standards. Most workshop activities will take place outdoors, and will include topics such as how water shapes the land, river wildlife, storm drain engineering, and insect investigations. Canoeing and short hiking explorations will be included in each session. This is an opportunity to learn, collaborate, and network with educators from many communities, with a focus on science education.

These workshops will be held at the NRWA River Resource Center at 592 Main Street in Groton, and they are open to all communities. The fee is $100 for the two-day seminar, with 15 PDPs. Space is limited; registration is required. The registraion deadline is June 15, 2019. To register, or for more information, please contact Mary Marro, NRWA Environmental Education Associate, thru This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please include your choice of seminar session, and your teaching grade level.