Upcoming Events

 

Growing Green Hearts near you…

AUGUST 2019

Minnesota State Fair

Growing Green Hearts is on the Sustainability Stage!

Who?  All ages...environmental STEM stories and nature play

When?  Monday, Aug. 26th

Topics?  10:00am “Building ESTEAM with STEM”

12:00pm “Connecting the Drops Across the Watershed”

Where?  Minnesota State Fair Grounds, EcoExperience Building

NOVEMBER 2019

Minnesota Institute for Talented Youth (aka MITY)

Your Extraordinary Saturday Program 

Who?  Grades 1-4

What? Students choose from themed classes that include art, math, theater, eSTEM, tech, and more.  More information and registration can be found online at www.mity.org.  Growing Green Hearts will be leading these sessions:

  • Grades 1 & 2: Rocks Rock!
  • Grades 3 & 4: Minnesota Geochemistry

When?  Fall Saturdays November 9, 16, 23 of 2019 from 9:00am- 12:00pm

Where? MITY at St. Paul Academy in St. Paul, Minnesota

Students choose from themed classes that include art, math, theater, eSTEM, tech, and more.  More information and registration can be found online at www.mity.org.

Growing Green Hearts will be leading these sessions:

  • Grades 1 & 2: Rocks Rock!
  • Grades 3 & 4: Minnesota Geochemistry

DECEMBER 2019

Ignite Afterschool’s

“Believe It. Build It.” Conference

When?  December 12-13th

Topic?  Growing Green Hearts will be training educators on “Building ESTEAM with STEM:  Playing with Cultural Stories, Nature and Career Connections”

Where?  University of Minnesota Continuing Education Conference Center

How to register for the conference?  Go here.

ONGOING

Blaine Wetland Sanctuary

Intergenerational Tours and Programming by Growing Green Hearts at Blaine Wetland Sanctuary.  Registration required.  Free environmental STEM curriculum, maps, and other Blaine Wetland Sanctuary resources can be found here.

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Play while problem solving! 

Growing Green Hearts offers…

  • Site Visits and Events with Growing Green Hearts means hands-on fun, author talks, and nature adventures through environmental STEM learning.  Connect kids with their local environment with site visits to classrooms, library programs, scout meetings, child care centers, and large group events.
  • NEW! “Plants as Superheroes:  Kids Leading with Seeds, Plants & Nature Play” is a 4-part package of site visits blending author visits, hands-on environmental STEM, and service learning catered to your site.
  • Teacher Trainings with Growing Green Hearts are geared towards educators of elementary students and early learners, no matter what your science background.  Growing Green Hearts has served 9 school districts and many private schools throughout Minnesota.  Teacher trainings with Growing Green Hearts have received MN Center for Professional Development/Parent Aware approval.
  • Curriculum Development with Growing Green Hearts brings interconnected land, air, water, and living things into the hands of the learner.  Specializing in environmental STEM experiences, GGH creatively pulls together your site’s natural resources and needs with state and national standards.
  • Natural Playground Coaching with GGH builds community and grows exciting science programs based on student interests, power of play, creativity, and the processes of environmental Science Technology Engineering and Math (eSTEM).

QUESTIONS? Contact Growing Green Hearts

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