Jan. 16, 2013



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Dependent on the Environment videoconference series

Jan. 28 – March 18, 2013, via DDN

South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks will be offering a series of free videoconference courses geared toward teachers of grades 4-8 through the Outdoor Campus in Rapid City. The courses will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. (Central) every Monday from Jan. 28 until March 18.

The series will feature four topics, each of which will take two weeks to complete. College credit will be available at the cost of $45 per credit hour for participants who complete at least two of the lessons or four weeks total. Those who participate in all eight weeks will have the option to purchase two college credits. Teaching materials corresponding to each lesson will be provided to participants free of charge.

Participants will experience new interactive ways to help young learners understand living creatures’ dependence on the environment. Project topics include:
Water Education for Teachers (Jan. 28 – Feb 4.)
South Dakota Ag in the Classroom (Feb. 11-18)
Project Wild: SD Game, Fish & Parks (Feb. 25 – March 11)
Project Learning Tree South Dakota (March 11-18)

Course offerings are made possible through the sale of hunting and fishing licenses. Please register early so nearby DDN locations can be reserved. For more information or to register, email Nico Red Horse or call (605) 362-2777.

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