K-12 Education offers a variety of free webinars each month open to all educators. All our fun and interactive webinars provide background content, highlight new and relevant educational resources, and allow discussion for successful implementation of such information and activities. Each webinar is roughly 50 minutes with 10 minutes allocated for questions. You can access all archived webinars through our YouTube channel. You can also receive letters of completion or Continuing Education Units.
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February – Inquiry Across the Ages: A Panel Discussion
Hear from K-12 teachers who have successfully inspired student-driven investigations with citizen science through Investigating Evidence.
March – Life Cycles with Birds
Explore the world of nesting birds through observing wild nests, building nest boxes, and participating in citizen science. Then talk to an expert about the do’s and don’ts of observing nesting birds.
April – Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
This webinar will be different from our usual format, focussing on reading and discussing articles to help us build our understanding of how to support a more equitable future. Topics may include creating inclusive environments across gender, racial, and socio-economic intersections.
May – Exploring Human Impacts and Solutions
Discover how to use eBird to take students outside and contribute data to citizen science, then analyze models to explore human impacts and global phenomena.
June – Get Outside for Summer!
Get kids outside and ready for summer exploration! We’ll share simple activities that can connect kids to nature through birds.
September – Remote Learning Resources
Discover nature-inspired Cornell Lab resources to support your virtual classroom through games, interactives, and independent content.
October – Feeding Our Feathered Friends
Discover teacher-tested, hands on materials that will inspire your K-5 students to connect to nature and learn science content through feeder birds.
November – Building Data Literacy
Discover how you can engage your 6-12 grade students in authentic data exploration through citizen science.
December – Gender Equity in STEM
Empower young girls in STEM through deeply engaging citizen-science projects and authentic investigations!
January – Great Backyard Bird Count
Discover the excitement of participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). If you’re interested in getting your kids participating in bird watching and citizen science, the GBBC is a great place to start.