Join park rangers, researchers, scholars, and fellow educators for a week-long institute learning about the legendary wild horses on Shackleford Banks in Cape Lookout National Seashore. Shackleford Banks, the southernmost barrier island of Cape Lookout National Seashore, is home to more than 100 wild horses.
More Info: https://forestry.ces.ncsu.edu/calo/
Monday, June 26 – Friday, June 30, 2017
9 AM – 7 PM daily
Location: Beaufort, NC + Cape Lookout National Seashore
Application deadline is May 19, 2017
We are specifically seeking teachers working with students in grades 4-12 for this project. Participating teachers will be asked to contribute to a 3-4 lesson unit as well as their own classroom-ready lesson plans during and following the institute. Structured time throughout the week will be provided for curriculum writing, and participants will be asked to submit a first draft of activities by July 15, with a final draft integrating any feedback by August 15.
Selected participants will be provided lodging at the Inlet Inn in Beaufort (optional) transportation between Cape Lookout and other sites, and a total stipend of $1200.
To Apply: Please complete the application at go.ncsu.edu/wildhorse. Applications will be reviewed by the project coordinators and Cape Lookout staff. We are looking for teachers that have experience applying field-based research into classroom lesson plans and who currently teach in grades 4-12. Space is limited to 4 teachers. Deadline to apply in May 19, 2017.
Questions? Contact Kati McArdle, Project Coordinator, NCSU College of Natural Resources – PRTM, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants must be comfortable in a moderately strenuous, primitive outdoor environment for much of the day. When on the island, participants will be required to pack in all their needs for the day including water, and pack out all their trash. Upon acceptance, a suggested equipment list will be provided.