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How and Why to Keep a Birder’s Field Journal: A 2-part class in partnership with Audubon

CA

How and Why to Keep a Birder’s Field Journal Why is it so challenging to learn and remember the plumage, songs, and details of the lives of birds? What if there were simple tricks to help you observe birds more deeply and remember your experiences more vividly? How can you get more out of every

Nature Journal Educator’s Forum: Family Journaling

Zoom Meeting CA

  What works to get your family to journal together? How can you make keeping a nature journal a part of your family routines? How can parents role model the behaviors they wish to see in their children? Learn how to teach Nature Journaling! Join our weekly discussion and idea-sharing for teachers, home school parents,

Botanical Illustration 4: Foreshortening Cone Shaped Flowers

Zoom Meeting CA

Join John Muir Laws as he investigates how to draw and foreshorten cone-shaped flowers. Most flowers do not hold the petals in a flat plane. You will find the petals slightly to significantly inclined in a cone. This changes the way the flower is foreshortened. Learn the principles behind drawing flowers with these angles. Print

Recurring

How and Why to Keep a Birder’s Field Journal: A 2-part class in partnership with Audubon

CA

How and Why to Keep a Birder’s Field Journal Why is it so challenging to learn and remember the plumage, songs, and details of the lives of birds? What if there were simple tricks to help you observe birds more deeply and remember your experiences more vividly? How can you get more out of every

Nature Journal Educator’s Forum: Classroom Culture and Peer to Peer Sharing

Zoom Meeting CA

How can you create a classroom community that encourages inquiry, journaling, and peer to peer discourse and sharing? How do you establish these values, what happens when you do? Learn how to teach Nature Journaling! Join our weekly discussion and idea-sharing for teachers, home school parents, and other educators interested in teaching nature journaling skills.

Botanical Illustration 5: Curling and twisting petals and leaves

Zoom Meeting CA

Now that we understand the basics of foreshortening flowers and flat leaves, we turn our attention to individual petals with natural and organic curves and twists. You may see the top and the bottom of a curved petal. Bring a thick clear plastic bag (such as a ziplock storage bag) scissors a permanent sharpie pen

Nature Journal Educator’s Forum: Nature Journaling with Elders and Intergenerational Groups

Zoom Meeting CA

What is it like to introduce nature journaling with older adults? What is it like to hold intergenerational journaling events? Practical advice for Nature Journal Clubs and extended families. Learn how to teach Nature Journaling! Join our weekly discussion and idea-sharing for teachers, home school parents, and other educators interested in teaching nature journaling skills.

Botanical Illustration 6: Putting it all together

Zoom Meeting CA

Now it is time to take all your botanical illustration techniques and combine them to draw flowers that have a foundation of structure and geometry but also have lively curling and twisting petals. Join John Muir Laws as he walks through the process of drawing a complex and curled iris. Don't be shy, you can

Nature Journal Educator’s Forum: Connecting with Other Lessons and Routines

Zoom Meeting CA

Our schedules are already full. How can we integrate nature journaling with existing lessons and learning objectives? How can journaling be brought into more aspects of learning? Learn how to teach Nature Journaling! Join our weekly discussion and idea-sharing for teachers, home school parents, and other educators interested in teaching nature journaling skills. Each meeting

Raptors in Flight 1

Zoom Meeting CA

Learn the basics of bird wing structure to help you draw birds of prey in flight. We will also explore simple foreshortening in outstretched wings. Download, print, and cut out these paper models before class. Click Here to Join the Zoom Workshop! Passcode: 187351 All ages and experience levels are welcome. No registration is necessary,