Upcoming and previous events at WETi
Please look forward to new events soon!
PA Science Standards – Virtual Educator Workshop
This workshop was held via Zoom and looked at the new science standards for 2025. The virtual workshop came with 10 lesson plans for a 4-8th grade watershed unit fitting the new standards.
Getting Little Feet WET – Virtual Educator Workshop
This workshop was an education program that was held via Zoom. The program provided a standards-based early childhood activity guide from Project WET that is all about water. It featured 10 field-tested, interactive activities to teach children ages 3-6 about water.
Flying WILD – Teacher Workshop
This workshop was an education program focused specifically on birds. The program provided teachers and pre-service teachers with activities to develop awareness concerning birds, conservation, and natural history.
Project WILD – Teacher Workshop
This workshop was an education program focused on wildlife and habitat that provided teachers and pre-service teachers with innovative, interdisciplinary, and ready-to-use activities for the classroom and outdoors.
Project WET – Teacher Workshop
This workshop was a program that offered teachers and pre-service teachers water education. The program used activities to provide teaching methods and essential classroom tools to integrate water into every subject.
Canoe Trip – Preservice Teacher Event
WETi partnered with Chesapeake Bay Foundation to provide pre-service teachers an opportunity to do a canoe trip down the Conestoga to highlight local resources and the importance of place-based education.
Growing Up Wild Early – Education Teacher Workshop
This workshop was an early childhood education program that, through a wide range of activities, built on a child’s sense of wonder about nature and invited them to explore the world around them.
From Land to Stream
This work shop allowed students to participate in hands-on, secondary-level activities and discover resources from Stroud Water Research Center and Pennsylvania State Parks, including an introduction to Project WILD and WET curricula.
Land, Water, and the Chesapeake
The Lancaster Conservancy had an evening of special guest speakers and films that featured the amazing work being done throughout Lancaster County and the Chesapeake region.
Stream to Sky
This workshop focused on lessons and activities for early childhood environmental education from Stroud Water Research Center and Pennsylvania State Parks, including activities from Getting Little Feet WET and Growing Up WILD curricula.
The Water Landscape and You
A family friendly event led by Millersville University faculty and students. Topics and activities included watershed conservation with a trip to an on-site stream study, making water filters using earth materials, and using scientific data and models to create positive changes in our water landscape.
MWEE Ambassador Training
This training program focused on teaching future educators about MWEEs. MWEEs are multi-stage activities that include learning both outdoors and in the classroom, and aim to increase the environmental literacy of all participants.
Ruth Patrick Lecture:
Dr. Ruth Patrick was a visionary ecologist, a champion of environmental protection, and a mentor and inspiration to future scientists for more than seventy years. Her 1948 Conestoga study, which combined biological and chemical data to assess the river's pollution level, was a major breakthrough in the study of freshwater science. Learn more about Dr. Patrick, her career as a scientist, and her pioneering research with distinguished research scientist, Dr. Bern Sweeney.