The Worm Wizard of Waste Program is looking for highly motivated schools in Sonoma Valley (3rd grade and up) with the capacity to initiate or improve an institution-wide daily practice of recycling organic waste through on-site vermiculture systems!
If your Sonoma Valley school would like to participate in our Worm
Wizard of Waste program during the 2019- 2020 school year, or you
would like to learn more about our program please go to www.wormwizards.org or contact our ProgramManager Oona Heacock - firstname.lastname@example.org (707) 978-4149.
Sonoma County Bee Keepers Association offers free educational presentations with activities for classes with grade appropriate material. They prepare several hands-on activities including singing, drawing, and manipulating bee-related paraphernalia. Also covered are more advanced topics in genetics and environmental issues for high schools and adults. Please see this document for a general outline of the various topics covered: Topics Covered in School Presentations (PDF).
For more information and to request a free presentation at your school. Visit their website here.
This month, NestWatch unveiled a new FREE resource for educators of middle school students (grades 5-8). Thinking Outside The (Nest) Box, It includes a series of five activities leading youth through the steps of making a nest box for small songbirds, placing it in the appropriate habitat, and monitoring the birdhouse as a citizen scientist. Students get hands-on experience while learning about the life cycles of birds.