The Center’s Education Department interprets the research of our scientists with the goal of motivating the public to become responsible stewards of freshwater resources.
Programs are multidisciplinary and oriented to a wide audience including watershed advocacy groups, teachers, young adults, and children.
Workshops are held at Stroud Water Research Center unless otherwise noted. Please dress for the outdoors. Space is limited.
FREE 1-day workshop for middle and high school teachers and environmental educators
Saturday, October 17, 9:45 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
at Stroud Water Research Center
Discover the invisible & beneficial world of stream microorganisms!
Microbes are the most abundant form of life on the planet, teeming with benefits, especially to streams. So join us at this workshop and we’ll show you why!
During this event participants will receive an overview of majorly cool stream microbial concepts along with side-by-side field time with our expert scientists, seeing how we study this amazing and invisible world. You’ll also tour our labs, learn how to make watershed tea and be trained in a simple and easy stream bacterial monitoring method that you can take back to your classrooms.
At the workshop you will receive:
- Hands-on field experience with the experts!
- Training in E.coli monitoring
- Supplies to monitor E.coli bacteria
- Certificate of Participation to be used for Act 48 credit courtesy upload
- Tour of Stroud Center’s microbiology laboratory
- FUN teaching techniques to bring to your classes!
Sponsored by: Stroud Water Research Center and National Science Foundation