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L.A.N.D.S. Intensive Program

Learning Across New Dimensions in Science (L.A.N.D.S.) is an intensive, year-long, educational program that strives to facilitate natural resource literacy within schools by creating tangible relationshipsbetween the outdoors and essential academic skills.

Equip students, parents, and leaders with knowledge, a connection to nature, and the ability to articulate their values relating to wildlfe, conservation, and the importance of being a good land steward

 

Topics Covered: Wildlife in Science Industry, Lab Investigations, Anatomy and Adaptations, Niches and Food Webs, Soils, Plant ID, Wild about Technology, Land Management Tools, Careers, and more!

 

What is the L.A.N.D.S. Intensive Program?

Step One: Attend a L.A.N.D.S. Intensive Educator Training

  • 2 1/2 Days of hands-on training held on a private ranch in Texas

  • Receive 12 hours of SBEC credit

  • Receive L.A.N.D.S. Resource Notebook and flashdrive

  • All lessons are TEKS aligned for Grades 6-12

  • Become Project Wild Certified (includes notebook, flashdrive, and 6 CPE/SBEC hours)

  • Cost $225  (includes lodging, food, drinks, and all class materials)

Step Two: Incorporate lessons from the L.A.N.D.S. Resource Notebook into your classroom

Step Three: Your regional L.A.N.D.S. Intensive educator will lead a quail necropsy in your classroom

Step Four: Your entire grade level will be invited to a field day on a local private ranch in Texas

  • Visit with local professionals in various fields

  • Hands-on learning experiences including rainfall simulator demonstration, radio tememetry, water quality testing, investigating scent stations, quail nest predation activities, deer necropsy, and much more

  • Students will learn the importance of being a land steward

  • TEKS aligned for Science, Math, History, Language Arts, Agricultural Ed., and P.E.

 

For more information about the L.A.N.D.S. Intensive Program contact:

South Texas - Leslie Wittenburg, lwittenburg@texas-wildlife.org, 512-680-6000

Central Texas - Brian Robert, brobert@texas-wildlife.org, 254-749-2237

North Texas - Sarah Grella, sgrella@texas-wildlfe.org, 940-765-3262

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