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Jan. 29 workshop for early childhood educators to focus on insects

LINCOLN, Neb. – Early childhood educators interested in incorporating insects into a classroom or after-school program are invited to a free workshop Jan. 29 in Norfolk.

Participants will receive a curriculum guide, information on hands-on supplemental activities and background knowledge on basic insect anatomy and life cycles. Educators will also learn how to catch and care for classroom touchable insects.

The free event, hosted by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and Northern Prairies Land Trust, is scheduled for 6-9 p.m. at the Elkhorn Valley Museum, 515 Queen City Blvd. Free door prizes will be offered. Both formal and informal early childhood educators are welcome.

For more information or to register, contact Jamie Bachmann at Jamie.bachmann@nebraska.gov.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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