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Texas Wildlife Association

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Region 4 Education Service Center partners with the Texas Wildlife Association to provide students with interactive and engaging learning experiences related to texas wildlife and conservation.

 

Find all of the Texas Wildlife Association program resources by visiting their Taking Action and Continued Learning and Conservation Legacy webpages.  They would also love your feedback on their programs!  You can give them feedback by selecting your presenter's name below:

Ali Kuehn

Adrienne Paquette

 

Remember to subscribe to the Getting Smart Virtually newsletter to receive a monthly reminder about all upcoming programs. 

 

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Stewarding Soil

 
Stewarding Soil is a series of hands-on activities that allows students to dig in and investigate!  Students will learn how soil is formed; the characteristics of sand, silt, and clay; how soil health affects living and nonliving things; and what products come from soil.  Throughout the program, students will gain a better understanding of why soil is so important to wildlife and people and how they can be stewards of this natural resource.
 
Provider: Texas Wildlife Association
 
Cost: Free

 

Audience: Kindergarten-8th Grade

 

TEKS: Stewarding Soil Program TEKS Alignment

 

Please register for ONE session:

Wednesday January 20, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

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Wednesday January 20, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

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Where is Our Water?

 
Where Is Our Water? is an interactive program that covers a variety of water units, from the water cycle and water usage, to pollution and infiltration into our aquifers.  During the presentation, activities and investigations will allow students to understand the impact that our use of water has on Texas aquifers, lakes, rivers, the land, humans, and wildlife.  The main message is conservation!
 
Provider: Texas Wildlife Association
 
Cost: Free

 

Audience: Kindergarten-8th Grade

 

TEKS: Where is Our Water Program TEKS Alignment

 

Please register for ONE session:

Wednesday March 10, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

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Wednesday March 10, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

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Birds of a Feather

 
Birds of a Feather is an overview of the adaptations, characteristics, and basic needs of birds.  Students will be engaged in hands-on investigations to discover traits that make a bird a bird, focusing on birds native to Texas, from the wild turkey to birds of prey.  Activities include studying functions of bird anatomy, exploring real bird biofacts, and listening to the calls of native wild birds.
 
Provider: Texas Wildlife Association
 
Cost: Free

 

Audience: Kindergarten-8th Grade

 

TEKS: Birds of a Feather Program TEKS Alignment

 

Please register for ONE session:

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

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Skins & Skulls

 
Skins & Skulls is a prepared discussion of the identification and specialized adaptations of native Texas wildlife with animal skulls and skins.  Students will investigate the skulls of these animals and use field guides to identify their ‘mystery skulls’, all while learning about their animal’s habitat, food sources, and adaptations for survival.
 
Provider: Texas Wildlife Association
 
Cost: Free

 

Audience: Kindergarten-8th Grade

 

TEKS: Skins & Skulls Program TEKS Alignment

 

Please register for ONE session:

Wednesday March 31, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

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Wednesday March 31, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

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Wednesday April 21, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

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Wednesday April 21, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

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Investigating Life Cycles

 
Investigating Life Cycles is an inquiry-based program that allows students to investigate and understand each stage of various life cycles using biofacts, kinesthetic activities, and trivia games, for a better understanding of the cycle as a whole.  Students will learn the characteristics that allow a plant or animal to grow into a mature adult and how each stage affects its habitat and other plant and animal populations.
 
Provider: Texas Wildlife Association
 
Cost: Free

 

Audience: Kindergarten-5th Grade

 

TEKS: Investigating Live Cycles Program TEKS Alignment

 

Please register for ONE session:

Wednesday May 19, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

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Wednesday May 19, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

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Wednesday May 26, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

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Wednesday May 26, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

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