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 relationships between 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 wildlife, 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
3 Days of hands-on training held on a private ranch in Texas
Receive 24 hours of SBEC credit
Receive L.A.N.D.S. Resource Notebook and Google drive link with all resources
All lessons are TEKS aligned for Grades 6-12
Become Project Wild / Aquatic WILD Certified (includes notebook, flashdrive with all resources, and 10 CPE/SBEC hours)
Cost $300 (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 telemetry, 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:
North Texas - Robbin Hallford, email@example.com
South Texas - Leslie Wittenburg, firstname.lastname@example.org, 512-680-6000
Central Texas - Brian Robert, email@example.com, 254-749-2237