Daily Archives: November 12, 2013

Why Become a STAR?

Why Become a STAR?

Why become a DEN STAR?  Those of you already active in the DEN probably have your own answer to that question.  When new members to the DEN Community apply to become STAR Discovery Educators, they have the option of answering the question, “Why do you want to become a STAR Discovery Educator?”  We took at

Why Be Active?

Byline: Jessica Donaldson While exploring the Energy Balance 101 curriculum from the Together Counts program, I came across a fun and important lesson for grades K-2 and 3-5. The lesson is entitled Why Be Active? and prompts students to think about the benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle. The lesson plan’s “instant expert” section gives

PA DEN Visits Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

Hawk Mountain was the first raptor sanctuary established in the world in 1934 by Rosalie Edge. her mission was to stop the shooting of birds of prey from the mountain top. Today there are many trails, bird count volunteers and education programs for the public to attend year round. On Sunday, November 10, several PA DEN