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Trout in the Classroom application deadline is Aug. 31

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Applications are being accepted through Aug. 31 for Nebraska’s Trout in the Classroom program for the 2021-2022 school year. This program, sponsored by the Nebraska Environmental Trust and a Nebraska Trout Unlimited chapter, is for teachers interested in raising live fish in their classroom and using the tank in countless lesson plans and everyday activities. Teachers will receive training to get the program up and running. Scholarships are available. In this program, students learn about aquatic habitat, …

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Trout in the Classroom applications being accepted

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LINCOLN, Neb. — Trout in the Classroom, a Nebraska Game and Parks Commission educational opportunity for schools and classrooms, will be accepting applications for the 2021-22 school year starting June 1. The interdisciplinary, science-based curriculum invites classrooms and schools to explore aquatic ecosystems, life cycles, water quality and the scientific process through raising trout eggs in their classroom during the spring semester. “My students absolutely love this program,” wrote one teacher about the 2020-21 program. “There is so much value …

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Scholarships available for Trout in the Classroom Program

Trout in the Classroom

LINCOLN, Neb. — Six $1,000 scholarships are available to Nebraska schools starting up Trout in the Classroom, a science-based program that allows students to explore aquatic ecosystems, life cycles, water quality and the scientific process by raising trout from eggs. Scholarship applications, as well as program participation applications, are due August 31, 2020. Nebraska Game & Parks Commission educators designed Trout in the Classroom curriculum as an opportunity for scientific learning for students in second through twelfth grade. Participating educators …

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Game and Parks receives Nebraska Environmental Trust grant for Trout in the Classroom

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LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will receive $34,940 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust for the Trout in the Classroom project. Trout in the Classroom is an environmental education program that allows students to learn about aquatic resources within a framework of hatching and raising rainbow trout. Nebraska’s Trout in the Classroom program began in 2013 with three pilot schools and has expanded to 92 schools with the assistance of Trust funding. Schools set up a cool-water …

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Nebraska classrooms encouraged to participate in Trout in the Classroom Program

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LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission invites the state’s second through 12th grade classrooms to participate in the Nebraska Trout in the Classroom Program. This interdisciplinary, science-based program invites classrooms and schools to explore aquatic ecosystems, life cycles, water quality and the scientific process through raising trout eggs in their classroom. Participating classrooms set up a cold-water aquarium in their classroom or school, then Game and Parks provides the rainbow trout eggs. Students care for their trout …

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Game and Parks accepting Trout in the Classroom applications

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Applications for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Trout in the Classroom curriculum program are being accepted through Aug. 24. Certified teachers are encouraged to take part in this innovative program that brings a fish hatchery into the classroom. Students in grades 2 through 12 can learn about aquatic habitat, water quality, ecosystem interactions, food webs, and life cycles, while hatching and raising rainbow trout. Scholarships are available to provide assistance with some program costs. Participation and …

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