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Black Botanists: Building a Legacy in Your Classroom

Holden Arboretum

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 5-9 PM & SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, 8 AM- 5 PM

Adult - Beginner, Adult - Intermediate, Adult - Advanced

$100; 1 Semester Hour Graduate Credit available from Lake Erie College for an additional $100

Diversity is an important concept in the natural world and in the scientific field.

By honing your observation skills, you can teach your students to appreciate the world around them, develop their observation skills, practice inquiry techniques, and discover connections between living things. These techniques will be useful in a classroom setting on your school grounds or as an Diversity is an important concept in the natural world and in the scientific field. Learn how to incorporate the Growing Black Roots: The Black Botanical Legacy lecture series developed by Holden Forests & Gardens and Black Botanist Week Committee into your classroom to address topics in science, social studies, diversity, careers and environmental justice. The free resources in this project support teachers in incorporating the lecture series into their classroom curriculums. There is a set of unique activities that correspond to each lecture. The activities are targeted at middle/ high school and are to be used after the lectures are viewed. They are interdisciplinary in nature with science, social studies, math, language arts and career connections. The activities are divided into three sections, Comprehend and Connect, To Do, and Follow Up. This variety of options allow you to tailor your connection to the lectures in the way that best enables you to meet your goals and objectives. Course takes place at Holden Forests & Gardens, 9550 Sperry Rd, Kirtland, OH 44094.

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Sharon Graper

Director of Education

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