Program Spotlight: Project WILD Print
Written by Texas Outdoors   
Sunday, 16 August 2015 13:37

Kids learning in NatureTexas Parks and Wildlife Department sponsors a suite of Project WILD programs, each offering a special iteration of this outstanding, hands-on approach to learning. Project WILD is a Kindergarten through 12th grade environmental and conservation education program emphasizing awareness, appreciation and understanding of wildlife and natural resources. It is interdisciplinary and supplementary and can be used to teach basic skills in science, social studies, language arts, math, art, music and physical education. TPWD offers Project WILD through hands-on workshops for educators.

With an unbiased approach to basic wildlife management practices, Project WILD:

  • teaches young people how to think about wildlife, not what to think...
  • provides a set of fun, hands-on, easy to use educational activities...
  • trains teachers and youth group leaders in an outstanding six-hour, hands on workshop ..
  • includes helpful, scientific background information with all activities...
  • incorporates powerful techniques and methods for teaching problem solving and decision-making skills, and
  • is a program that is kid-tested and teacher-approved!
Last Updated on Sunday, 16 August 2015 13:38