Learning in the World Community
International Travel and Graduate Credit at a Greatly Reduced Cost!
Travel to pivotal hotspots in Africa, Australia, Central and South America, Asia, the Caribbean, & Hawaii to engage in inquiry and action projects on vital issues in conservation. Build relationships with classroom teachers, information educators, and conservationists from around the world.
Earth Expeditions looks forward to its seventh year offering extraordinary opportunities for educators. This exciting program brings together the world-class wildlife conservation programs of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and the academic expertise of Miami University's Project Dragonfly in inquiry-based learning. Our mission is to build an alliance of educators with first-hand knowledge of inquiry-driven, community-based learning for the benefit of ecological communities, student achievement, and global understanding.
How to Apply
All spots in our 2013 course schedule have now been filled, but applications for 2014 Earth Expedition courses will be accepted from September 2013 until January 28, 2014. For more information or to be placed on our mailing list, visit EarthExpeditions.org
Earth Expeditions courses are open to K-12 teachers, graduate students, school administrators, university faculty as well as educators from non-school settings such as environmental centers, businesses, youth programs, parks, museums or zoos. Applicants must be 18 years old or older and have a bachelor's degree. Click here for more information about eligibility.
Courses provide direct study experiences at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden conservation sites in Africa, Australia, Central and South America, Asia, the Caribbean, and new in 2013 - Hawaii! Join cheetah conservation efforts in Namibia, explore neotropical ecology in Costa Rica or study reintroduced blue-and-gold macaws in Trinidad. Build relationships with educators around the world. Each participant earns seven graduate credits from Miami University at a significantly reduced tuition rate. Learn More>.