How to Webinar
With the help of our education partner, The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF), OAR Northwest is excited to bring your classroom along for the adventure with our interactive, online webinars. Our host will be Randy McLeod, CWF’s Senior Manager of Education.
You’ll be connected with CWF, the Adventure: Columbia River crew, and other educational experts. Webinars last anywhere from 15-30 minutes. We’ll host at least 4 along the expedition, and possibly more. They’re geared toward students from 6th-9th grade, but can be relevant for a wide range of classes and age ranges. All you need to join is to sign up below and go to the following link: https://cwf.adobeconnect.com/_a744410589/r3ywla111rg/ at the appointed time.
Please email expedition manager Jordan Hanssen at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about how to join, or anything else.
Webinar Schedule for ’Adventure: Columbia River’
Ktunaxa First Nations Story Teller
October 7th, 9am MST (Mountain Standard Time)
**DELAYED – Will update when rescheduled**
Hear a creation story from a Ktunaxa First Nations story teller, about the the creation of the Columbia and Kootenay Rivers along with the US/Canada border.
If you can’t make this special webinar, it will be archived for future viewing.
Scientist & Professor: Dr. J Cameron Thrash, PhD
Watch Dr. Thrashes webinar about the preliminary results here: http://cwf-fcf.org/en/discover-wildlife/resources/webinars/school/members/microbial-community-changes.html
A microbial transect of the Mississippi River, headwaters to the Gulf of Mexico
Dr. Cameron Thrash returns to the OAR Northwest Education webinar this season to discuss microbial community composition changes along the length of the Mississippi River and how these are related to changing nutrient content. Early findings are derived from wet samples taken by last year’s expedition crew during Adventure: Mississippi River 2014.
Stay tuned for more information about this informative webinar.
’What does your Mississippi look like?’ Exploring the River from top to bottom
Monday, November 2nd, 11:00am CDT
‘What does your Mississippi look like?’ Exploring the river from top to bottom.
Author and Adventurer, Jordan Hanssen, will take students on a journey beyond the part of the Mississippi most familiar with students, showing them the diversity of its 2,350 miles. From a trickle at its headwaters to its mighty mouth bringing in the story of the river and how it appears in almost everything they will study in the classroom and labs.
Live Q&A with Rachael and Leah
After Adventure: Columbia River concludes, join adventure educators, Rachael Mallon & Leah Shamlian, as they take your questions and present their experiences and findings from their rowing journey down the Columbia River.
Watch previous webinars, and sign up for the next!
Check out some previous CWF hosted webinars from our Africa to the Americas adventure for examples of what you and your classroom can expect from a webinar.