Using iNaturalist as a Teaching Tool: Session One

Using iNaturalist as a Teaching Tool: Session One
4/12/22, 4:00 pm - 4/12/22, 5:30 pm

Registration

Advanced registration is required.

Participants can attend one of two or both virtual sessions of Using iNaturalist as a Teaching Tool. The first session is April 12, 2022. The second session is April 19, 2022.

Description

Sessions one and two of Using iNaturalist as a Teaching Tool are optional preliminary resources for participation in the 2022 Sea Grant Great Lakes BioBlitz event.

At session one presenters will explain what the 2022 Sea Grant Great Lakes BioBlitz event is, how to use the iNaturalist app to participate in the event, and how to select geoprivacy settings within the iNaturalist app. Professional photographer Kevin Hanley will be one of the judges for the 2022 Sea Grant Great Lakes BioBlitz Youth Photo Contest and will give an introductory presentation about nature photography.

At session two presenters will share ways of using the Sea Grant Great Lakes BioBlitz to teach math and share tools for integrating the BioBlitz into other areas of learning.

The Sea Grant Great Lakes BioBlitz event and iNaturalist app help support the teaching and application of Great Lakes literacy principles.

Presenters

Marte Kitson, Minnesota Sea Grant environmental literacy extension educator.

Cole Fisher, Minnesota Sea Grant extension fellow.

Anne Moser, Wisconsin Sea Grant senior special librarian and education coordinator.

Ginny Carlton, Wisconsin Sea Grant education outreach specialist.

Contact

Marte Kitson, Minnesota Sea Grant environmental literacy extension educator, mkitson@d.umn.edu.

Image credit: Pileated Woodpecker in a tree by Owen Fischer.