Environmental Education Classes

In these programs, environmental education specialists help children find something new by providing them with opportunities to learn through exciting experiences.
Water Eco Park- Hall of Nature Discovery
Aqua World Suigo Park Center.



Environmental Learning Materials (for checking out)

"Environmental Learning Materials" for self-study are offered so that you can learn about the nature and history of the Park by playing games. A variety of materials are available to satisfy different users' needs, such as materials for small groups or large groups like schools, for specific age groups, and materials compiled chronologically and seasonally.
Kiso Sansen Park Center
Aqua World Suigo Park Center.


Project WILD Educator Training Course

"Project WILD" is an experience-based environmental education program. In the course, you will learn through practical activities (1) philosophies of Project WILD, (2) various interactive activities, (3) how to instruct children. When you complete the course, you will be recognized as a General Instructor (Educator) and you can obtain and use the Teaching Materials of Project WILD, Japanese Version (650 pages in total including Main Chapter and Water Chapter)
Water Eco Park - Hall of Nature Discovery
Aqua World Suigo Park Center.



Project WILD Follow-up Course

This course is designed for Project WILD Educators (General Instructors) who either want more confidence putting the lessons learned into practice after finishing the course above, or who wish to learn more about activities and textbooks.
Water Eco Park - Hall of Nature and Discovery.


Project WILD Educator Workshop

This workshop is designed for Project WILD Educators who need more opportunities to practice or to exchange views and information with other Educators.
Aqua World Suigo Park Center.


 

Experience Center

Events organized by park partners
Eco Park events organized by citizens.


You can have wide-ranging experiences related to social welfare (equipment can be rented out)

Simulated experience of aged people, wheel-chair experience, and experience of vision-impaired people.


Mizuya (Flood shelters) have been built with their stonewalls high above the ground to be prepared for floods.

You can learn about Waju (communities surrounded by a bank) and flood control.

Farmhouses in the Waju area on the left were occupied by relatively affluent families in the mid-Meiji period. This is to help you learn how people in old days lived and prepared for floods, and realize how important flood control is. Letヘs take a look at the history in which people and river lived together.


65m-tall Observation Tower in the Hall of Water and Horticulture Georama Mini Theater "Adventure with Mr. De Rijke"

You can experience the magnificent view of three great rivers running in parallel and the history of people and rivers living together.

The 65m-tall Observation Tower brings you a panoramic view of the grand stream of the three rivers of Kiso and the unique riverside village in the Waju area. At the basement, you can learn about the history, nature and climate of the three rivers of Kiso and their riverside areas on video and other media.