ODS: Fire and Forest Ecosystems: An Interdisciplinary Outdoor School Workshop

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Audience:  5th & 6th grade outdoor school educators

Guide: Project Learning Tree PreK-8 Guide

Description: Discover how the topic of fire can span disciplines such as science, art, geology and writing. In this workshop, we will integrate English Language Arts (ELA) and science in an engaging, hands-on way and share strategies for building students’ knowledge of the outdoor environment. Through nature journaling, collaborative and cooperative explorations, and reflection, you will learn how outdoor school inspires curiosity and enthusiasm in your students that can continue back in the classroom and schoolyard. Using lessons from the Project Learning Tree activity guide, participants will learn how to use fire as a real-world, meaningful context in which their students can engage in interdisciplinary activities. Lunch included.  Participants who attend the entire workshop will receive the Project Learning Tree PreK- 8 guide. This workshop is offered at no cost and is intended for teachers and educators working with 5th – 6th grade youth going to outdoor school. Subsitutue reimbursement and PDUs available.  Priority registration will be initially be given to Intermountain School District Educators.


Pendleton, OR