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Nature And Design: Connections Between Science, Engineering, And The Natural World

Wade Institute for Science Education
Central Region
Summer Professional Development Institute for Grades 6-12 Educators
Dates: July 11th – 15th, 2022

When designing and constructing our built environment it is imperative to consider the impact on the natural environment. Examine how buildings and landscapes work together and how nature inspires us to create. Delve into the concepts of green design and biomimicry. Explore the features of a LEED certified building and design elements that support nature, such as solar fields, rain gardens, and pollinator gardens. Use your new knowledge to design a public green space within an urban environment.

Learn more and register at https://www.wadeinstitutema.org/spdi-k12.

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