Water: Foundation of Civilization – Past and Present

Workshop for Middle and High School History-Social Science Teachers

Location: University of California, San Diego

Date: Thursday, November 3, 2016

Time: 8:30  am – 3:00 pm

Free workshop for grades 6- 12 at UC San Diego’s Making of the Modern World program (Breakfast, Lunch and Free Parking Provided)

This workshop explores water and its critical role in shaping history, from the Neolithic Revolution to the present, and offers teachers an opportunity to lean about this topic, while receiving standards-aligned lessons for implementation at each grade level.

Teachers will receive: Content presentations by experts, including Matthew Herbst, Faculty Director of the Making of the Modern World Program, grade-level lessons, time for collaboration, parking, breakfast, and lunch.

Register now! The cost is free if you register before October 24, 2016. SPACE IS LIMITED.


To register for the workshop, visit our online registration form at: https://goo.gl/forms/KL4epA5UJD52alrj1

OR fill out the form below and mail it to UCI History Project Nicole Gilbertson 120 Theory Ste. #150 Irvine, CA 92697-2505



Grade level, school and district, and principal’s name:


For more information, contact Nicole Gilbertson at gilbertn@uci.edu

Water: Foundation of Civilization – Past and Present (Free Workshop)