Salem Environmental Education supports environmental education through after school classes, supporting special events and field trips and providing professional development for teachers for outdoor school experiences.
Elementary Education: Support and instruction tailored to elementary school needs.
- Authentic, meaningful, hands on experiences
Programs (not limited to):
- eSTEM (environmental STEM)
- Birds – Project Feederwatch
- Monarch Butterflies
- Life Cycles
- Invasive Species
- Outdoor school pre-teaching classes (funded by outdoor school funds)
- Outdoor school post-projects (funded by outdoor school funds)
Fee: $25.00 per hour plus materials and mileage (if it is outdoor school related it is funded)
Contact: SEE Outreach Educator: Laurie Aguirre at email@example.com
Environmental STEM (eSTEM)
Why are beavers important and what is it like to be a beaver? Become a beaver and discover how they build dams and how that impacts water flow. “Beavers” will chew materials and then design and build their own beaver dam using a variety of materials and then test the water that filters through the dam.
Why are pollinators important and what are the various characteristics of their role in the ecosystem. Students will design pollination structure to fit a variety of “flower” stuctures