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May 22, 2013

Science, history focus of education workshop

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“With transportation costs an issue (for many of the region’s schools), it’s not always easy to conduct field trips,” Hickey said. “A lot of these resources are within walking distance of the school.

“Students don’t always have the opportunity to travel throughout the basin, but they can visit a pond, a stream or a historical spot in close proximity to their school.

“There is always the opportunity to focus on one area” as a sample of the entire lake basin.”

HOW TO SIGN UP

The workshop is open to all teachers in grades kindergarten through 12 but is specifically targeted for grades 4 through 9.

The workshop fee is $25, and registrations are due by May 28. Registration forms are available on the Lake Champlain Basin Program website: www.lcbp.org.

For more information, call Colleen Hickey at 1-802-372-0211 or email chickey@lcbp.org.

Email Jeff Meyers:jmeyers@pressrepublican.com

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