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2014Fall

AITC Team


Published on October 20, 2014

Fall 2014—utah.agclassroom.org 2 E a t, L e a r n, T e a c h A Food, Land & People Institute for Elementary Educators (K–6) Save the Date: AUTHENTIC experiential ACCESSIBLE Join us August 4–5, 2015, at Utah state University This exciting two-day conference is designed to help teachers infuse their existing curriculum with the depth and real-world relevance that agriculture can bring to classroom learning experiences. Packed with food, tours, and in-service training workshops, this special event will provide professional development, foster agricultural literacy, and equip educators with research-based lessons and activity ideas that will bring new excitement to the coming school year. USOE credit will be available. Follow us on Facebook and watch for more announcements about this exciting event. utah.agclassroom.org We are happy to announce that our popular Hatching Science grants and workshops will be repeated in 2015! All Utah teachers are invited to apply or the grant* which includes: - Brinsea Mini dome incubator - Brooder box - Heat lamp and bulb - Feeder/waterer (eed included) - Bedding - Curriculum materials, including our popular Countdown to Hatch kit Te next round o workshops will be held in Cache, Davis, Iron, and Utah counties. Exact dates and locations will be announced in January 2015. Incubators Available for 2015! Science Hatching All applicants or this grant will receive ree enrollment in the inormational workshops in their areas. Tese workshops are designed to help teachers with the technical aspect o hatching chicks and will also provide practical, hands-on resources or integrating chick themes into core curriculum. Go online to http://tinyurl.com/aitcHatch2015 or more inormation and to fnd a link to the application. Te application deadline or the Hatching Science grant is December 17, 2014, but don’t delay—apply now! Visit us at utah.agclassroom.org ; search “eggs” on our website or more inormation on this grant, the workshops, and related curriculum resources. *Awardees must be present at one of the workshops in order to receive their resources.