The Ultimate Educator Expo
Hosted by: Greater Cincinnati Environmental Educators
Date: Tuesday, September 13th
Time: 2:00 - 6:00 pm
Place: Cincinnati Zoo
Each school year, we provide training for new teachers starting our program and a refresher for current teachers. Newcomers receive a comprehensive briefing about the school program and Mill Creek watershed, health and safety protocol, water quality monitoring methods, and data interpretation and analysis. Teachers interested in our school program should visit the environmental education page for more information.
If you are currently working with Groundwork Cincinnati - Mill Creek and need resources for water quality monitoring this page should have everything you are looking for.
If you are interested in joining our program and are looking for information you are in the right place.
Description of School Program
Groundwork Cincinnati - Mill Creek sponsors an environmental education program that provides authentic learning experiences for middle school and high school students in twelve school districts in the Mill Creek watershed, including Cincinnati Public Schools. Groundwork Cincinnati - Mill Creek's school program is designed to empower students by presenting them with challenging goals and ways to accomplish them. Participating students acquire new skills, contribute to their communities, and learn to take pride in their accomplishments. There are no fees for our program and we provide the schools with all the equipment needed for the field trips. Detailed description of our school program.
Classroom Presentation pdf
See how the Mill Creek Environmental Education Program complies with and reinforces the Ohio Academic Content Standards.
Academic Content Standards Spreadsheet.
Academic Content Standard Correlator
To find information on our water monitoring program go to the Groundwork Cincinnati - Mill Creek Teacher Guide
For all the data sheets needed for recording your water quality monitoring results click here.
To order equipment for your water monitoring field trips please print out the equipment request form and fax it to 731-8404.
For a macroinvertebrate identification key by the Izaak Walton League visit http://www.people.virginia.edu/~sos-iwla/Stream-Study/Key/Key1.HTML
View a map of the water monitoring sites.
Visit www.facingthefuture.org to download free, standards-based, easy-to-use curriculum resources for grades K-12 that engage students in their learning and encourage them to think critically about global issues and sustainable solutions.
National Environmental Education Foundation Be Water Wise resources http://eeweek.org/water_wise/water_audit
For more information about the Mill Creek Environmental Education Program contact Lora Alberto at 513-731-8400
Thank you for your interest in Groundwork Cincinnati - Mill Creek!