Worms and You: A Dirtshop for Students & Educators
Earthworms and other decomposers, such as millipedes, pill bugs and springtails, all play an important role in the cycle of life that we are all a part of. One of our programs is visiting schools, after school programs or Spring-Summer-Winter camp programs, educating students and teachers about the importance of composting, a natural process that converts organic biodegradable material into a dark, rich soil amendment, and the valuable role of earthworms and other decomposers. It is part of my environmental program, "S.T.E.M with E.S.T.E.E.M (Earth, Sustainability, Trees, Education, Eco-system and Moon): Bringing respect and admiration back to nature and ourselves." This has allowed me to offer opportunities for the students to apply S.T.E.M lessons, encourage the adoption of sustainable practices, and develop young stewards and ambassadors of the environment and agriculture.
The worms and I would love an opportunity to visit your school, recreation camp, gardening club, special event, business, or church to discuss the wonderful things about composting, decomposers and sustainability.
What we offer are:
Opening Up A Can Of Worms About Soil (45 - 60 minutes)
Cost: $5 per child (minimum $150; includes a worm bin and organic materials)
Soil Camp (three 20 minute presentations)
Travel fees to:
We Are Our Environment